Welcome to FDLRS / FIN Action Resource Center

Course offerings for the 1st quarter of the 2022-23 school year are posted on our Professional Development page.

To view our list of courses Click here or use the menu button above.

Statement of Purpose

The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS) provides diagnostic, instructional, and technology support services to district exceptional education programs and families of students with disabilities. Service centers include Associate Centers that directly serve school districts in the areas of Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development (HRD), and Technology. In addition, the FDLRS Network also includes Multi-disciplinary Centers who focus on in-depth evaluations and several statewide projects offering specialized services.

FDLRS News and Announcements

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Gain a better understanding of special education processes and learn how to help your child benefit from special education services by accessing Special Ed Connection ®.

Center News and Announcements

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The ESE Endorsement Tuition Support Program provides financial assistance to ESE educators or speech-language pathologists who are teaching students identified as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or Prekindergarten (PreK)/ESE in Florida public schools. Information about this endorsement tuition support program is being disseminated to assist teachers seeking an endorsement in ASD or PreK/ESE. Please include announcements of this ESE Endorsement Tuition Support Program in regional notices, listservs or newsletters for teachers.

FAQs

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Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) provide facilitated and independent study online courses that can help teachers receive or renew their teacher certification. To see what courses are available and get course  descriptions go to www.fl-pda.org

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Participants taking professional development through FDLRS/FIN will not be awarded inservice points unless
Student Implementation Data is provided via our website. You will be emailed a certificate after course closing.

Please understand that FDLRS does not process inservice points, nor do we report anything directly to the state.
You will need to work with the certification department in your district.

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As professional learning evolves overtime, there are numerous ways in which teachers can learn and grow including PLCs, lesson study, peer observation, self-study, distance/blended learning and attending face-to-face courses with colleagues in central Florida. Each of these methods of learning contributes to professional growth. As reflective practitioners, educators are accountable 
to ensure personal learning results in a change in practice that increases student achievement.