This page contains all continuing education resources in the Educational Advocacy topic.
Asperger Syndrome in a School Program
An article discussing the different educational needs had by students with Asperger Syndrome and how best to address them.
Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger Syndrome
A short article describing Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Asperger Syndrome; early intervention research and locations for additional information.
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Bullying and Victimization Among Students with Disabilities: Effective Strategies for Classroom Teachers
An article by Chad A. Rose, PhD and Lisa E. Monda-Amaya, PhD designed to give teachers, administrators and researchers a fundamental understanding of bullying behavior and strategies for intervening in schools and classrooms.
Educational AdvocacyOlder YouthVictimization of ChildrenArticle
Children's Bureau Express: Spotlight on Back to School
The September 2014 issue of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services newsletter with articles on the barriers to academic success faced by children and youth in foster care and some promising practices for enhancing their educational stability.
Conferences, Training and Advocacy Resources
A collection of training and advocacy resources hosted and curated by the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program. Materials include videos and recordings from conferences, workshops and attorney conference calls.
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Educating Children in Foster Care
A report detailing how the Fostering Connections Act of 2008 and state legislative efforts worked to focus on education stability and continuity for children in foster care.
Educational AdvocacyFoster CareArticle
Education Department Issues Guidance on Access to Records of Students in Foster Care
An article about federal guidance clarifying an amendment to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) aimed at making it easier for caseworkers, child welfare agencies and tribal organizations to access education records for foster children.
Educational Advocacy Community Resources
An inclusive directory of agencies serving children with disabilities and providing parent and community resources curated by the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System.
Educational Advocacy Document Library
A library of documents from the Educational Advocacy Certification Program, a continuing education curriculum available to volunteers throughout the year.
eLearning Training Videos and Multimedia Directory
A large library of videos browsable by topic and presenter curated by Florida's Center for Child Welfare at the University of South Florida.
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Exceptional Education and Student Services: Presentations and Publications
A comprehensive library of materials focusing on exceptional student education (ESE) and Section 504 curated by the Florida Department of Education.
FDLRS Community Resource Guide
An index of resources, frequently asked questions, helpful websites and community programs and organizations from the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Miccosukee Associate Center.
FDLRS Hubache Newsletter: Winter 2015
Educational advocacy articles, information and training opportunities published by the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Miccosukee Associate Center.
FDLRS Parent Services Wiki
A wiki library of resources and events from the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Miccosukee supporting families in Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Taylor and Wakulla Counties.
Florida Statewide Assessment Program Schedule 2015–2016
Schedules for the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA), Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) and other statewide assessments for the 2015–2016 school year as revised on Friday, October 30, 2015.
Florida's Quality Parenting Initiative Just In Time Training
A large index of online training videos with slides and quizzes for guardians ad litem, foster parents, caregivers and staff curated by Florida's Center for Child Welfare.
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Fostering Success in Education: National Factsheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care
A research paper from January 2014 on why education matters to children in foster care including nationwide data, findings and references — plus a brief questions and answers sheet.
Life Skills: Increasing College Access and Success for Students from Foster Care
A one-hour training video with FSU Unconquered Scholars Program Coordinator Lisa Jackson, FSU Upward Bound Program Director/College Reach-Out Program Coordinator Charlie Davis, III and DCF Post-Secondary Education Support Specialist Becky Pengelley.
Educational AdvocacyFoster CareOlder YouthVideoWebsite
Multi-Tiered System of Supports
A library of multilingual brochures, presentations and other Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) tools for parents and teachers curated by the Florida Department of Education.
New Generation of High School Equivalency Tests, The
An infographic by CTB/McGraw-Hill comparing three high school equivalency tests: Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASK) by CTB/McGraw-Hill, General Educational Development (GED) by Pearson and HiSET by ETS.
Payoffs and Pitfalls of Flagging 'At-Risk' Kids in Early Grades, The
A Youth Radio article describing the pros and cons of using flagging systems to identify potential dropout students and reviewing some of the systems used or under development.
Power of High-Quality Early Education, The
A TED Talks presentation by Kathleen (Kate) Gallagher about the amazing children who were part of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute's Abecedarian Project and the transformative power of high-quality early care and education.
Early ChildhoodEducational AdvocacyVideoWebsite
Questions and Answers on Individualized Education Program, Evaluations and Reevaluations
Thirty questions along with cited answers on a range of topics involving individualized education programs (IEPs).
Schools as Mandatory Partners in Ensuring Educational Stability
An article summarizing the shared responsibility of those working with foster youth to ensure educational stability in case plans and reinforcing the shared responsibility for advocacy across the system of care.
Sex Awareness and Education Resource List
A list of training, publications and websites for volunteers working with youth at risk of pregnancy, sexual abuse, exploitation or trafficking curated by National CASA Association.
Educational AdvocacyOlder YouthPhysical HealthVictimization of ChildrenBooklet
Students in the Juvenile Justice System
A packet of four articles discussing the topic of students who are in the juvenile justice system.
Educational AdvocacyOlder YouthArticle
Ten Things Every Guardian ad Litem Should Know About IEPs
A one page document with tips for guardians ad litem about individual educational plans (IEPs) prepared by Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida.
Transition Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities
A resource guide of transition services and post-secondary options for students with disabilities published by the Big Bend Transition Council.