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FDLRS / Parent Services

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) 434-8393


Check Out Our PALs!

Parents As Liaisons

We are here to help guide you through the ESE process.

Promoting Positive Education Experiences for Children, Families, and Educators

FDLRS Parent Services provides information, training, and support to districts and families in order to promote effective parent participation in the educations of children who are exceptional and/or have special needs.


This book will introduce you to exceptional student education (ESE) in Florida.  It explains the ESE process and key ideas in the state and federal laws about ESE.

Needs Assessment (English)

Click this link to complete our evaluation

Evaluación de Necesidades! (Spanish)

Haga clic en este enlace para llenar nuestro evaluación

Parent Resource List (.pdf)  This link provides specific parent resources available to all parents with an explanation of each resource.

New Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Parent

Involvement Website



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The Florida Department of Education unveiled a new website that will help Florida families make critical education decisions by enabling them to access school and district-level data and will better inform families about the state's college and career-ready standards and the quality of learning taking place in their students' classrooms.

The website is live at www.FloridaStudentsAchieve.org.

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The Department of Exceptional Student Education has established the ESE Solution Center. 

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The Department of Exceptional Student Education has established the ESE Solution Center.  This resource is designed to provide an open line of communication for parents, employees and community members in order to improve customer service.  The ESE Solution Center entails an email link on the SDPBC ESE website as a forum to address concerns and inquiries to be researched and followed up by District ESE staff.  Data collected from this site will be used to drive professional development and technical assistance needs.  This Solution Center will facilitate a more collaborative district-wide effort to find solutions more efficiently and result in increased positive outcomes.

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FDLRS Parent Webinars below are available for parents.

Webinars provides valuable information that can be used to bridge the gap between home and school. Click the links below  

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FLDOE graphicSpecial Ed Connection® 

a web-based resource that parents can use to gain an understanding of what special education is and how it works, as their child enters, progresses through and exits the world of special education requirements. From legal rights to practical application and from student referrals to IEPs, Special Ed Connection® explains specific procedures and provides real-world application strategies so parents can learn the complexities surrounding special education supports and services. Click link below for the flyer in pdf.

Special Ed Connection® flyer   (.pdf)

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Learn more about the new graduation requirements for students with disabilities

This presentation will provide parents knowledge about the credit requirements and the procedure for deferring graduation


Do you have questions about Social Security Disability Benefits?
This detailed site is easy to understand.  The guide will walk you through each step of the process and tell you what to expect during each stage of the application.



Ensures that families have access to exceptional student training and information

Provides information to families and professionals about local resources and family support groups.

Promotes partnerships between schools and parents to support student achievement.


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PALs Brochures (.pdf) - English | Creole | Spanish

Parents Services Links:

www.parentcenterhub.org www.thinkcollege.net
www.siblingsupport.org www.ldinfo.org
www.ed.gov www.ncld.org
www.connectwithkids.com www.ldonline.org


Lissette Martinez-Morales 561-434-8393 lissette.martinez@palmbeachschools.org
Mary Murphy Secretary 561-434-8975 mary.murphy@palmbeachschools.org
Parents as Liasons (PALs) Consultants

Black, Mary