ISRD Newsletter 

ISRD would like to officially welcome our 46th member: SouthTech Academy!


Please click HERE to complete the ISRD 2017-18 Needs Assessment Survey!

Join us!
ISRD is offering several opportunities to attend an LEA Representative Leadership Training presented by Julie Weatherly and Dr. Sally Earnest. "LEArn & LEAd" is a one day training program focused on IEP meeting facilitation
 and legal compliance; designed for those who serve as IEP Team LEA Representatives
!

Please contact Amber Keene at keenea@nefec.org to learn how register for one of the sessions below...
  • April 4- Marathon
  • April 5- Clewiston
  • April 6- Lake Placid
Click the links below to view and print important documents and resources that ISRD has collected in LiveBinder throughout the 16-17 grant year.









Click HERE to view the "The Buzz" BEESS Weekly Memo!
Remember to SPRING FORWARD!
Set your clocks forward one hour on Sunday March 12th at 2:00 am!

QUICK LINKS

with a Directory and Profiles of Member Districts, resources,
and more

contains ESE forms, documents, and manuals currently in use in member districts

for the latest on current State legislative changes


Recommended Read

  ISRD has hosted several successful Professional Learning Community Book Studies for ESE Directors and ESE Staffing Specialists so far this year! If you weren't part of this book study, we recommend that you read:

 "Manifestation Determinations: Avoiding Needless Conflict & Common Mistakes". Written by Jim Walsh, Esq. & Melissa Scherer, Esq.


Be on the lookout for an invitation to join the next PLC Book Study!

     

Does your school or district have a success  story to share?  Send us a few paragraphs about a student, school administrator or implementation of a program for students with disabilities for the next issue!

keenea@nefec.org




  ISRD Events at a Glance!
March 2017
  • 1- LEA Training for ESE District Staff & School Administrators, Starke
  • 14- ISRD Advisory Committee Meeting, Gainesville
  • 15- Professional Learning Community for Administrators

April 2017
  • 4- LEA Training for ESE District Staff & School Administrators, Marathon
  • 5- LEA Training for ESE District Staff & School Administrators, Clewiston
  • 6- LEA Training for ESE District Staff & School Administrators, Lake Placid
  • 12- ISRD Advisory Committee Meeting, Gainesville


May 2017
  • 3- Professional Learning Community for ESE Specialists Book Study, Adobe Connect
  • 9- COmmunity of Practice for ESE Specialists, PAEC, Chipley
  • 11- Community of Practice for ESE Specialists, NEFEC, Gainesville
  • 16- Community of Practice for ESE Specialists, HEC, Lake Placid
  • 17- Community of Practice for School Psychologists, HEC, Lake Placid

Click HERE to view and print the full 2016-2017 calendar!
 
About ISRD

 

ISRD provides training and technical assistance for district and school-based administrators to support positive outcomes for students with disabilities across a network of 46 small and rural Florida school districts.

 

Contact Information

Institute for Small and Rural Districts

3841 Reid Street

Palatka, Fl. 32177

386-329-3894

 

Alice Schmitges, Specialist

schmitgesa@nefec.org

Amber Keene, Administrative Assistant
keenea@nefec.org