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+Reading Challenges 2: Structured Literacy (SWD)
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Instructional Practices | Literacy | New Teacher | Professional Growth | Reading | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Apply knowledge learned in Reading Challenges 1 in your own classrooms. Use relevant assessment data to design and implement explicit, systematic and sequential reading instruction including multisensory intervention strategies that are based on student needs in each of the reading components. This course addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from HB 7069 (reading instruction) and SB 1108 (Students with Disabilities (SWD).

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour +Reading Challenges 2: Structured Literacy (SWD) course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
Requires student interaction.
July 26, 2021 - August 22, 2021 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module. - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module. -includes 1 extra week
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module. -includes 2 extra weeks
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
February 07, 2022 - March 06, 2022 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
March 07, 2022 - April 03, 2022 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
April 04, 2022 - May 01, 2022 - Recommended previous completion of +Reading Challenges 1 module.
Autism: Communication Needs for Students
Course | Instructional | Autism | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Evaluate and plan for the language and communication needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using augmentative and alternative communication systems as determined by individual student need.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Communication Needs for Students course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
Autism: Nature and Needs
Course | Instructional | Autism | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Develop a working knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with emphasis on a historical perspective, the impact of the disability, environmental impact, planning, goal setting, and strategies for working with individuals with ASD. 

This is recommended as the first course in the Autism series.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Nature and Needs course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - includes 2 extra weeks
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - includes 2 extra weeks
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 13, 2021 - March 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
Autism: Positive Behavior Support
Course | Instructional | Autism | Professional Growth | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Develop classroom techniques for using applied behavior analysis principles and behavioral strategies for students with autism. Investigate data collection, functions of behavior, preventing challenging behaviors, and ethics in applying behavioral techniques.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Positive Behavior Support course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
Autism: Student Assessment
Course | Instructional | Autism | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Gain an understanding of the educational determination and assessment of students with ASD. Apply assessment information when teaching, monitoring, and maintaining new skills. This course serves as the capstone for the autism program.

Prior completion of Autism: Positive Behavior Supports strongly recommended.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Student Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
Building Relationships with Parents
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn to build relationships with parents in order to enhance students' academic growth. Explore a variety of techniques to increase parent involvement. Create a classroom Website with the potential to increase communication with parents.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Building Relationships with Parents course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
August 09, 2021 - August 29, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 11, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - November 21, 2021
December 06, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Character-Based Classroom Management
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification

Explore appropriate practices and methods for creating a positive classroom environment which results in effective classroom management and which connects character education to the curriculum. This course replaces the previous course, Classroom Management.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Character-Based Classroom Management course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
August 02, 2021 - August 29, 2021
August 16, 2021 - September 12, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 08, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn practical skills for understanding and resolving conflict in today’s changing workplace. Become familiar with how conflicts emerge and learn how to use proven conflict management techniques and styles. Discover strategies for handling difficult people and alternative dispute methods.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Conflict Resolution in the Workplace course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
August 16, 2021 - September 19, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 17, 2021
October 11, 2021 - November 14, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Designing Standards-Based Plans
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Instructional Practices | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning. Design a unit plan and lesson plan that align assessment and instruction to selected standards. This course replaces Standards-Based Lesson Planning and is the final course in the Professional Development Certification Program.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Designing Standards-Based Plans course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
Requires student interaction.
July 26, 2021 - August 29, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - September 12, 2021
August 23, 2021 - September 26, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 27, 2021 - October 31, 2021
October 11, 2021 - November 14, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
November 15, 2021 - January 02, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Educational Technology in the Classroom
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Investigate teacher tools, resources, and ideas for integrating educational technology (EdTech) into the classroom that align with International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) standards and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Examine how to use technology as a tool to improve both instruction and student learning.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Educational Technology in the Classroom course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/29/2021.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
Requires student interaction.
August 09, 2021 - September 12, 2021
August 30, 2021 - October 03, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 17, 2021
October 04, 2021 - November 07, 2021
October 18, 2021 - November 21, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
November 29, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - February 06, 2022
ESOL : Applied Linguistics
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Explore concepts and principles of applied linguistics such as phonology, principles of English, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and second language acquisition. Identify how these concepts and principles relate to English language learners (ELLs) as they progress through ESOL programs and mainstream classrooms.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Applied Linguistics course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 25, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
April 11, 2022 - June 05, 2022 - Fast Paced - 8-week section
ESOL : Cross-Cultural Communication
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Gain awareness of various cultures to promote intercultural communication and enhance instruction and learning for diverse populations. Learn about cultural orientations of various groups and use your knowledge to enhance instruction for ELLs and other students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Cross-Cultural Communication course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 20, 2021 - November 28, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 25, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
ESOL : Curriculum and Materials
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Learn to understand and apply concepts, research, best practices, and evidenced-based strategies to plan classroom instruction in a supportive learning environment for ELLs. Learn to select and adapt standards-based materials, resources, and technologies.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Curriculum and Materials course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 25, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
ESOL : Methods of Teaching
Course | Instructional | ESOL | Professional Development Certification

Apply principles of differentiated instruction. Explore methods and strategies for identifying the needs of individual students who are in the process of acquiring English. Learn about differentiating content, process, and/or product in order to address and accommodate the different needs of students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Methods of Teaching course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 25, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
ESOL : Testing and Evaluation
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Identify factors that affect assessment of English language learners (ELLs) including linguistic bias, test adaptations, and accommodations. Additionally, explore federal assessment policies and interpretation of assessment data.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Testing and Evaluation course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 25, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 08, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
January 31, 2022 - April 10, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
ESOL for Administrators
Course | Administrative | ESOL | Leadership

Investigate instructional leadership skills necessary to help teachers meet the needs of English language learners. Gain an understanding of the background and legal requirements for ELL programming, learn how culture affects communication, and develop the knowledge to evaluate teachers who are using appropriate ESOL/ESL instructional strategies.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL for Administrators course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
October 04, 2021 - December 12, 2021
November 01, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 1 extra week.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
March 07, 2022 - May 15, 2022
ESOL for Guidance Counselors
Course | Administrative | Instructional | ESOL

Gain an understanding of the background and legal requirements for ESOL. Learn how to promote development and achievement of English Language Learners (ELLs). Enhance your ability as a guidance counselor to provide post-secondary and career development guidance.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL for Guidance Counselors course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
October 04, 2021 - December 12, 2021
November 01, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 1 extra week.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
March 07, 2022 - May 15, 2022
ESOL: An Overview
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Engage in an overview of how to meet the educational needs of students for whom English is not their native language. This course meets Florida's ESOL requirements for Category 3 (elective) teachers.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 18 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 18-hour ESOL: An Overview course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
90.00
Credit Hours:
18
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - January 30, 2022
February 07, 2022 - March 06, 2022
March 07, 2022 - April 03, 2022
Ethics for Florida Leaders
Course | Administrative | Leadership

This course provides an overview of ethics in government, public records, and public meetings. It meets Florida’s annual training requirement for elected officials and certain other employees.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Ethics for Florida Leaders course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
August 09, 2021 - September 26, 2021 - Extended section -may be completed early.
September 06, 2021 - October 24, 2021 - Extended section -may be completed early.
October 04, 2021 - November 14, 2021 - Extended section -may be completed early.
November 01, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Extended section- may be completed early.
December 06, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Extended section- may be completed early.
January 10, 2022 - February 27, 2022 - Extended section- may be completed early.
Ethics for School Leaders
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Leadership | Professional Growth

Investigate Florida's Code of Ethics, Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession, and the Florida Principal Leadership Standards. Effective school leaders demonstrate personal and professional behaviors that adhere to these expectations. This course meets Florida’s requirement for annual training in ethics and related topics.   

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Ethics for School Leaders course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Foundations of Assessment
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification

Learn to use classroom assessments to shape teaching and learning. Explore assessments that address the intent of a targeted standard.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Foundations of Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
August 30, 2021 - September 26, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
October 25, 2021 - November 21, 2021
November 15, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Foundations of Team Teaching (Co-Teaching)
Course | Professional Growth

Learn to organize, operate, sustain, and evaluate teaching teams. Explore team building strategies that are critical as educators confront the struggles and triumphs that accompany the team teaching endeavor. Note: This course addresses the team-teaching training requirement of Florida’s Class Size Reduction Amendment.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Foundations of Team Teaching (Co-Teaching) course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
July 26, 2021 - August 22, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 11, 2021 - November 07, 2021
November 08, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Fast Paced - Includes 1 extra week.
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Gifted: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Investigate research-based practices, models, and strategies designed to meet the needs of gifted learners. Discover resources for aligning state standards and the gifted curriculum. Become an advocate for gifted students and programs.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 28, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Gifted: Educating Special Populations
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Gain an understanding of the unique needs of gifted students from special populations. Learn to identify and serve these groups of gifted students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Educating Special Populations course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 28, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Gifted: Guidance and Counseling
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Explore socio-emotional needs and issues related to gifted learners, and discover guidance and counseling strategies that can be used to address these issues. Develop an understanding of developmental characteristics as well as the unique strengths and vulnerabilities of the gifted learner.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Guidance and Counseling course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 28, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Gifted: Nature and Needs
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Investigate the nature and needs of gifted learners, including traditional and alternative tools for identifying giftedness, curriculum and instruction services, program models, and advocacy. Examine cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics. Understand the history and current research concerning gifted education.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Nature and Needs course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 28, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Gifted: Theory and Development of Creativity
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Explore creativity as it pertains to giftedness. Investigate methods for teaching creative attitudes and encouraging creative thinking across various disciplines.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Theory and Development of Creativity course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - March 20, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 28, 2022 - May 08, 2022
Implementing Instructional Practices
Course | Instructional | Instructional Practices | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Explore several evidence-based instructional practices used to increase student learning. Descriptions of strategies and activities will be provided to assist in the implementation of the instructional practices learned. This course replaces Implementing Reading, Writing, and Math Strategies in the PDC (Alternative Certification) Program.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Implementing Instructional Practices course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/29/2021.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
Requires student interaction.
July 26, 2021 - August 29, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - September 12, 2021
August 23, 2021 - October 03, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 24, 2021
October 04, 2021 - November 14, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 20, 2022
Introduction to Beacon Facilitation
Course | Instructional

Gain an understanding of adult learning theory as it relates to asynchronous professional development. Review Beacon’s facilitator and learner policies and procedures, including course completions and plagiarism. Learn about the features and tools in the Beacon Learning Management System required to facilitate a Beacon Educator course.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Introduction to Beacon Facilitation course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
Learning: Theory to Practice
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Investigate how we learn, remember, and recall information. Examine characteristics of learners at different stages of development. Evaluate instructional practices that support learners' various needs.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Learning: Theory to Practice course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/29/2021.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
August 09, 2021 - September 19, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 24, 2021
October 04, 2021 - November 14, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Math for K-8 Teachers: Algebraic Thinking
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Make connections between patterns and functions. Explore mathematical models and strategies to increase understanding of quantitative and qualitative relationships, including problem solving using the analysis of change.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Algebraic Thinking course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 11, 2021 - November 07, 2021
November 08, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Concepts
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Learn strategies for teaching whole numbers, place value, fractions and decimals, and estimation and problem solving. Investigate and practice multiple strategies for problem solving.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 24 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 24-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Concepts course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/29/2021.)
Cost:
120.00
Credit Hours:
24
August 02, 2021 - August 29, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Operations
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Investigate strategies for proficiency in number operations, computing fluency, computing with fractions, and computing with decimals. Practice problem solving using number operations to make real-world connections.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Operations course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
August 02, 2021 - August 29, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - November 28, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Math for K-8 Teachers: Space and Shape
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Explore problem solving using two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Identify strategies for teaching accurate measurement, estimation of measurement, and real-world problem solving.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 24 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 24-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Space and Shape course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/29/2021.)
Cost:
120.00
Credit Hours:
24
July 19, 2021 - August 15, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - September 12, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 18, 2021 - November 14, 2021
November 15, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Mentoring Classroom Teachers
Course | Instructional | Professional Growth

This course helps prepare the veteran teacher to become a mentor by sharing the basic concepts and models that make mentoring a successful strategy for new teacher induction. These basic concepts can be adapted for use by reading coaches and mentors for struggling teachers.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Mentoring Classroom Teachers course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
August 02, 2021 - August 22, 2021
September 06, 2021 - September 26, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 24, 2021
November 01, 2021 - November 21, 2021
December 06, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Paraprofessionals: Instructional Strategies
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Examine the role of an instructional paraprofessional in creating a positive classroom learning environment. Learn basic instructional strategies and classroom management techniques to assist the classroom teacher.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Paraprofessionals: Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/27/2021.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
July 19, 2021 - August 15, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Professional Practices for Educators
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Practice decision making skills on issues such as school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Professional Practices for Educators course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
August 30, 2021 - September 26, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Reading 1 : Foundations of Instruction R+
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Reading

Explore reading as a process of student engagement in construction of meaning. Gain substantive understanding of six components of reading as a process: comprehension, oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary. Updates to this course address current research on core reading concepts.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 1 : Foundations of Instruction R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
July 19, 2021 - September 26, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week for holiday
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 18, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
November 01, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022
February 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022
February 21, 2022 - May 01, 2022
Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices R+
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Reading

Discover how to scaffold student learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading. Engage in the systematic problem-solving process. This course meets Florida’s requirement for Reading 2: Research-based Practice.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021
August 23, 2021 - October 31, 2021
September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021
September 27, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week for holiday
October 11, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks .
October 25, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks .
November 15, 2021 - February 13, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Reading 3: Assessment
Course | Instructional | Reading

Examine the concepts and characteristics of different types of assessment. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to administer, interpret, and use formal and informal reading assessments for diverse students. Open new pathways for possible prevention, identification, and remediation of reading difficulties.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 3: Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week for holiday
October 04, 2021 - December 19, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week for holiday
October 18, 2021 - December 26, 2021 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
November 01, 2021 - January 30, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
Reading 4: Differentiated Instruction R+
Course | Instructional | Reading

Understand cognitive, language, and reading development, including difficulties in six major reading components. Explore the foundations and principles of differentiated instruction and strategies for implementation to enrich and extend student learning. Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-3 prior to beginning this course.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 4: Differentiated Instruction R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 02, 2021 - October 10, 2021
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 14, 2021
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
October 11, 2021 - January 02, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
October 25, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
November 15, 2021 - February 13, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks.
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment R+
Course | Instructional | Reading

Through a culminating practicum, teachers demonstrate knowledge of the reading components, assessment, and data analysis by creating and implementing comprehensive, research-based instructional plans. Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-4 before beginning this course.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 08/02/2021.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Requires student interaction.
July 19, 2021 - October 10, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
July 26, 2021 - October 03, 2021 - Registration Closing Soon
August 16, 2021 - November 07, 2021
August 30, 2021 - November 07, 2021
September 06, 2021 - November 21, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week. (11 week section)
September 20, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week. (11 week section)
October 04, 2021 - January 02, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks. (13 week section)
October 25, 2021 - January 23, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks. (13 week section)
November 08, 2021 - February 06, 2022 - Includes 3 extra weeks. (13 week section)
November 29, 2021 - February 20, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks. (12 week section)
December 06, 2021 - February 27, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks. (12 week section)
January 03, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Student Advocacy and Legal Issues
Course | Administrative | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Explore the teacher's role as student advocate. Examine the ethical expectations and obligations of educators. Investigate the legal issues of district policies, state statutes, and federal guidelines.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Student Advocacy and Legal Issues course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/28/2021.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 10, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 01, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
November 29, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 03, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Support Staff: Classroom Management
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn several ways to proactively manage the students and important resources for the classroom. Identify what can be accomplished before students arrive, during student contact time, and after students leave to make your teaching assignment productive and enjoyable.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Classroom Management course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
August 02, 2021 - August 22, 2021
September 06, 2021 - September 26, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 24, 2021
November 08, 2021 - December 05, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week.
January 10, 2022 - January 30, 2022
February 07, 2022 - February 27, 2022
Support Staff: Instructional Strategies
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn to maintain academic focus in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. Develop knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques to facilitate student engagement and achievement.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
August 16, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 13, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 11, 2021 - October 31, 2021
November 15, 2021 - December 12, 2021 - Includes 1 extra week for holiday
December 06, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Support Staff: Professional Practices
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Gain an awareness of school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics. The video-based content utilizes scenarios to provoke consideration of five topics: creating a positive learning environment, eliminating harassing behaviors, promoting safety and classroom order, maintaining professional distance, and practicing professionalism with colleagues and community.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Professional Practices course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
August 02, 2021 - August 22, 2021
September 06, 2021 - September 26, 2021
October 04, 2021 - October 24, 2021
November 01, 2021 - November 21, 2021
December 06, 2021 - January 09, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
January 10, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Workplace Inclusion
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Acquire an understanding of an inclusive workplace. Learn about laws that protect classes of workers. Understand the actions that employers and employees can undertake to effect inclusive workplaces.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Workplace Inclusion course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 07/26/2021.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
August 09, 2021 - September 05, 2021
September 06, 2021 - October 03, 2021
October 11, 2021 - November 07, 2021
November 08, 2021 - December 05, 2021
December 06, 2021 - January 16, 2022 - Includes 2 extra weeks.
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Autism
Build an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and prepare to teach students with autism through this series of four courses: Positive Behavior Supports; Nature, Needs and Assessment; Communication Needs; and Diagnosis and Assessment. All courses include both instructional components and application activities that align with the objectives for the Florida K-12 Autism Endorsement.
Autism Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

ESOL
Educators learn concepts and strategies to enhance the education of multicultural populations!
Investigate the core areas of ESOL instruction: methods of teaching, curriculum and materials, testing and evaluation, cross-cultural communications, and applied linguistics. This program provides content that is appropriate for a national audience. In Florida, it targets teachers of language arts and reading and may lead to endorsement. Beacon also provides programs for teachers, administrators, and guidance counselors. View the ESOL Endorsement Fact Sheet for more information and to see how the educator's subject area determines the course recommendations based on Florida Statute.
Florida ESOL Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Gifted
Explore five key areas of gifted education: nature and needs, special populations, curriculum and instructional strategies, creativity, and guidance and counseling. All courses include both instructional components and application activities that align with the objectives for the Florida K-12 Gifted Endorsement. Courses are listed in the suggested order for completion. Check with your district staff development office for credit eligibility toward Gifted Endorsement.
Gifted Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Mathematics
Beacon Educator's math program consists of four in-depth courses that provide close examination of math concepts leading to skill development. Each course offers classroom examples for coherent curriculum that is focused on important topics in mathematics.
K-8 Math Courses Quick Fact Sheet

New Teacher
Explore your role as a student advocate and become proactive as you learn management strategies, practice decision-making skills, and use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning.
New Teachers Quick Fact Sheet

Professional Development Certification
Participants must take all the courses listed below, in addition to meeting other district-specific requirements. We recommend taking courses in the order listed. Participants must also complete one 60-hour ESOL course. Check with your district to select the course from our ESOL content area.
Professional Development Certification Quick Fact Sheet

Professional Growth
Explore your role as a student advocate and become proactive as you learn management strategies, practice decision-making skills, and use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning.
Professional Growth Quick Fact Sheet

Reading
Explore six core areas of reading: oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. Included in each of the interactive courses in this series are both instructional components and application activities. The courses are designed to be completed sequentially, culminating in the practicum (Reading 5). Content aligns to the indicators for Florida's K-12 Reading Endorsement.
Reading Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Students With Disabilities (SWD)
Explore these highly interactive, self-paced modules on current educational issues. Participants must score 80% or better on an end-of-course mastery assessment.
On Demand Module Quick Fact Sheet