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Welcome

Schools are to ensure that students with disabilities are provided access to all school functions, including but not limited to pep rallies, assemblies, dances, field trips and grade level meetings, as well as classroom extracurricular activities including but not limited to class activities, field trips, etc. Equal access to information about such activities is required by Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If a school has daily announcements, all activities announced shall be published in the daily announcement. Principals will designate a staff member at their school site to oversee publishing all activities in the daily announcement and to provide a written copy of the daily announcements to teachers of students with disabilities to send home on a daily basis. If any activity is not placed in the daily announcements, written notification of that activity will be provided to teachers of students with disabilities to send home on a daily basis.

ESE Parent Advisory Council

Information coming soon.

ESE Parent Calendar

Date: Event: Notes:
10/23

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) for Families and Community Members at the Combee Parent Center.

5:30 - 7:30 P.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

2805 Morgan Combee Road, Lakeland, FL 33801

To register, call the center at 863-668-3035.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

10/28

Handwriting for Home (6 points)

Come learn fun and interactive strategies to help your child with pencil grip, formation, spacing, reversals, and more. Following this 2 hour workshop, you will have the tools and strategies you need to support your child’s handwriting needs. Fulfills 6 points toward 1108, 20 hour requirement. Intended audience: Parents and Professionals of kindergarten‐fifth grade students struggling with handwriting. (Professionals must be actively teaching in a classroom or in a related service area) (Limited to 35 participants) No substitutes can be provided to professionals.

9:00 - 11:30 A.M.

Jim Miles Professional Development Center

5204 US Hwy. 98 South, Lakeland, FL 33813

Karen Hollwedel, OT, is presenting.

Contact laura.taft@polk-fl.net or call 863-647-4258 or 863-534-0930 to register. Registration deadline is October 24th.

Click here for flyer.

 

11/13

Tough Kid Toolbox for Parents (6 points)

Learn strategies for working effectively with tough kids. Participate in a variety of positive reinforcement and reductive techniques. Fulfills 6 points toward 1108, 20 hr. requirement. Intended audience: Families of students with behavioral difficulties, ages 3 - 12. Professionals must be actively teaching in a classroom or in a related service area. In-service points are attached to student outcome data. Limited to 20 participants.

Fruitland Park Center

5:30 - 7:00 P.M.

690 N. 3rd Street, Lake Alfred, FL 33850

Contact laura.taft@polk-fl.net or call 863-647-4258 or 863-534-0930 to register.

11/13

Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council

Polk County Emergency Management Center FR05

9:00 - 11:00 A.M.

1890 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880

Email Laura Taft or call 863-647-4258 for further information.

11/18

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) for Families and Community Members at the Frostproof Parent Center.

9:30 - 11:30 A.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

118 W. 3rd St., Frostproof, FL 33843

To register, call the center at 863-635-8600.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

11/19

Sensory Strategies at Home and School (6 points)

We are all sensory people! We experience, interpret, and respond to the input around us in different ways. Our children are the same way! At today's workshop, we are going to explore the sensory system and various sensory strategies that can be applied at home and school to help our children find that "just right" state for learning! Fulfills 6 points toward 1108, 20 hour requirement. Intended audience: parents and professionals of children ages 3-22 (professionals must be actively teaching in a classroom or in a related service area).

Jim Miles Professional Development Center

8:30 - 11:30 A.M.

5204 US Hwy. 98 South, Lakeland, FL 33813

Karen Hollwedel, OT is presenting.

Contact laura.taft@polk-fl.net or call 863-647-4258 or 863-534-0930 to register.

Click here for flyer.

12/9

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, 4 Steps to Behavior Management at the Sleepy Hill Parent Center.

9:30 - 11:30 A.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

2285 Sleepy Hill Road, Lakeland, FL 33810

To register, call the center at 863-815-6787.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

12/9

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

12/11

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, 4 Steps to Behavior Management at the Combee Parent Center.

9:30 - 11:30 A.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

2805 Morgan Combee Road, Lakeland, FL 33801

To register, call the center at 863-668-3035.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

1/13

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

1/13

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, 4 Steps to Behavior Management at the Garner Parent Center.

9:30 - 11:30 A.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

2500 Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33881

To register, call the center at 863-965-5488.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

1/20

FDLRS presents in conjunction with Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) the class, 4 Steps to Behavior Management at the Frostproof Parent Center.

9:30 - 11:30 A.M.

For further information concerning the Parent Centers, click here.

118 W. 3rd St., Frostproof, FL 33843

To register, call the center at 863-635-8600.

Parent Learning University for Growing (PLUG) Link

1/22

Scholarship and Financial Aid (3 points)

Families of middle and high school age children with disabilities are invited to a Scholarship and Financial Aid Workshop for postsecondary education presented by Laquieria Nottage, Secondary District Guidance Specialist. Topics will include scholarships and scholarship searches, financial aid, and the financial aid application process. Intended audience: Parent(s) of students with disabilities who will graduate with a standard diploma. Professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend this workshop.

Amelia Room, ESE Department, Bartow Airbase

5:30 - 6:30 P.M.

270 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830

Dr. Laquieria Nottage, presenting

Contact laura.taft@polk-fl.net or call 863-647-4258 or 863-534-0930 to register.

2/10

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

2/10

ADHD Realities, Myths, and Strategies for Families (6 points)

Explore the "Realities, Myths and Strategies" to assist students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder with study skills, behavior, and organization in the classroom. Fulfills 6 points toward 1108, 20 hour requirement. Intended audience: Families and professionals who have children/students with ADHD.

Amelia Room, ESE Department, Bartow Airbase

5:30 - 6:30 P.M.

270 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830

Laura Taft, presenting

Contact laura.taft@polk-fl.net or call 863-647-4258 or 863-534-0930 to register.

2/12

Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council

Polk County Emergency Management Center FR05

9:00 - 11:00 A.M.

1890 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880

Email Laura Taft or call 863-647-4258 for further information.

3/10

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

4/14

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

5/12

Parents of Students with Disabilities Parent Support Group

Parents & guardians of students with disabilities interested in sharing ideas, experiences & support with others are invited.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11:00 A.M. & 6:00 P.M.

Facilitated by Cheryl Marino, LCSW (School Social Worker and parent)

630 Pope Avenue, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Registration not required, but e-mail confirmation of interest to cheryl.marino@polk-fl.net would be appreciated. Click here for flyer.

5/14

Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council

Polk County Emergency Management Center FR05

9:00 - 11:00 A.M.

1890 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880

Email Laura Taft or call 863-647-4258 for further information.