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FDLRS / Human Resource Department

The School District of Palm Beach County
Fulton Holland Educational Services Center
3378 Forest Hill Blvd., A-203
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone (561) 434-7337

ESE 20 Hours and Points?


FDLRS collaboratively plans and provides information, training, technical assistance/consultation, and resources about effective instructional strategies and models for the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have unique needs, based on locally assessed needs and established priorities.

    • identifies and plans for meeting individual personnel development needs within the service area
    • identifies and provides information about training/development, resources, and promising practices to respond to the identified personnel development needs
    • provides multi-level training designed to meet individual district training needs at the awareness comprehensive (in-depth), integration/application, and follow-up levels
    • collaborates and interacts to assist in the conceptualization, planning, and delivery of educational services to support the Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services initiatives
    • make relevant information, materials, equipment, and other training/development resources which support the attainment of state and district goals accessible and available for use by stakeholders and consumers within the service area



Virtual Learning Opportunities Which Meet SB 1108:

20 In-service Points for Instruction of Students with Disabilities


Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) Online Modules


Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) Online Modules

Facilitated Online PDA Modules

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PDA Catalog


Independent Study Online PDA Modules** 

Independent Study Flyer

Click Here for Information on Accessing the Independent Study Modules

Local PDA Offerings

Available in eLearning

Teaching Students with Disabilities and Effective Teaching Practices for Students with Disabilities:

Focusing on the Content Areas

Available in eLearning

Statewide PDA Offerings*

*October Offerings

Please see registration information on flyer. Upon course completion, contact Julie Drewes regarding processing In-service points through eLearning.

NEW!Positive Behavior Intervention Supports 

Inclusive Practices for the Developmentally Appropriate Pre-K Classroom

Available in eLearning

**Palm Beach County School district employees who participate in these independent study PDA modules must also be enrolled in eLearning and complete items in eLearning to have inservice points processed in our district. Inservice points will be processed on a monthly basis.


Additional ESE professional development opportunities for meeting the ESE 20 hour requirement can be found in the eLearning Catalog under ESE 1108.


Web Pages: Topics
Learning Strategies

and Content Enhancement

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Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)

Free Online Professional Development

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       Florida Inclusion Network

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      Florida Center for Reading Research

Web Pages: Content Review for Certification Exams

Self-Guided Tutorial for the ESE Certification Exam

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Foundations Study Module for non-credit

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Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum


Elementary K-6 Online Content Review



Julie Drewes Resource Teacher 561-434-8543 julie.drewes@palmbeachschools.org
Lisa Lutz Specialist 561-434-8958 lisa.lutz@palmbeachschools.org
Mary Murphy FDLRS HRD Secretary 561-434-8975 mary.murphy@palmbeachschools.org