Emerald Coast Professional Development, Parent Supports, and PDA Calendar
A list of training specific to parents is found on the PARENTS tab under Parent Training Opportunities. These opportunities are also noted in the calendar above. Links to register can be accessed in either location.
SPECIAL NOTE for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVES (PDA) ONLINE COURSES
FACILITATED PDA ONLINE COURSES are offered on a schedule in collaboration with sister FDLRS Centers in FDOE Region 1; please see the plan for 2021-2022 below. The catalogue of PDA courses (including what the abbreviations below mean) is found here: https://fl-pda.org/facilitated/
Sponsoring FDLRS Center Key:
- EC: Emerald Coast (serving Escambia, Okaloosa, and Santa Rosa)
- MICCO: Miccosukee (serving FAMU Lab School, FSU Lab School, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Taylor, Wakulla)
- PAEC: Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (serving Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Walton, and Washington counties)
"Sponsoring center" simply means that center is responsible for that particular course offering. Participants from any area are welcome to attend any of our course offerings, with priority given to participants in FDOE Region 1 (FDOE Region 1 is comprised of the 19 districts noted above).
Search for additional FDLRS center PDA facilitated course offerings at this address: https://fl-pda.org/facilitated/availability/.
The statewide schedule of facilitated PDA online courses, beginning October 7, 2021 and concluding by December 16, 2021, can be accessed here: https://fl-pda.org/docs/PDA-Flyer.pdf?6JCBM-xGK. This link includes registration instructions.
INDEPENDENT STUDY PDA ONLINE COURSES are offered 24-7. Participants may self-register at https://fl-pda.org/#/sign-in by clicking "Register" at the lower left of the sign in box. Course completers are reported to district Professional Learning Department offices monthly, within two weeks after the month of course completion.
Questions about PDA? Additional information can be found under the "Professional Development" tab on this website. For other PDA online course needs, please contact Lynn Greene, LGreene@ecsdfl.us or 1-888-445-9662, extension 4, or (850) 469-5428.