Notices & Newsletters


Important News

2018-2019 Mathematics Instructional Materials Call for Reviewers

The office of Instructional Materials is seeking reviews for the 2018-2019 mathematics adoption. For more information please see the 2018-2019 Mathematics Instructional Materials Call for Reviewers (PDF).

Upcoming Webinars

  • Gifted webinar/quarterly meeting December 4th at 9:30
  • Grade 8 Statistics in collaboration with the Test Development Center on November 29 at 3:00pm

Upcoming Events

Healthy Schools Summer Academy

Save the Date:
June 12-13, 2019
George Jenkins High School
Lakeland, Florida.

The Florida Department of Education’s Healthy Schools Summer Academy is a professional development opportunity for teachers and administrators of health education and physical education content with special emphasis on other subject area courses with integrated health education benchmarks.Details to follow in the next few weeks. Please visit http://www.healthyschoolssummeracademy.org/ for updates.

Content Area News

Toolkits

Assistance for teachers in many content areas is available in the Teacher Toolkits. In the toolkits, teachers will find the most essential items they need to get off to a good start.

Mathematics

  • Webinar on Grade 8 Statistics in collaboration with the Test Development Center on November 29 at 3:00pm
  • Course Description Awareness event
  • Florida Standards Implementation Guide for Mathematics page now live. On here you can access Focus documents. For more information regarding the Focus component, view this presentation on CPALMS.

Content Area Literacy

Content Area Literacy recently provided a session on the FINDS Process Model for Research and Standards-based Instruction at the Florida Literacy Association conference. A webinar of the session will be posted on the Library Media, Gifted and Content Area Literacy webpages.

Gifted Education

There will be a Gifted webinar/quarterly meeting December 4th at 9:30 featuring Dr. David Wheeler and Jan Oberschlake from BEESS. The webinar will focus on Plan B of gifted eligibility. The webinar will be posted on the Gifted webpage.

Heathy Schools

The FDOE administers NO-COST Tobacco Prevention Online Training for Educators through the School Board of Palm Beach County. These trainings include information on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Registration is open now through April 26, 2019 with 24x7 access to course. Course must be completed by June 6, 2019.

  • 30-hour or 60-hour course for teachers
  • Districts may award participants who complete one of the courses 30 or 60 in-service points towards teacher recertification.
  • Registration can be accessed at: http://www.tobaccopreventiontraining.org/