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2019 Regional Mental Health Training, NEFEC, Putnam County (February 11, 2019)

Comprehensive School-based Mental Health: Building System Capacity (Andrew Weatherill, David Wheeler, Iris Williams)

Florida Association Student Services Administrators (FASSA) Conference (December 10, 2018)

Comprehensive School-based Mental Health: Building System Capacity (Curtis Jenkins, David Wheeler, Iris Williams)

Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) Conference  (December 6, 2018)

Suicide/Self-Harm Prevention & Intervention: Policy & Practice (Dr. David Wheeler, School Psychology Consultant and Juan Lopez, Director of Psychological and Social Work Services, Marion County School District)

Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey: Actionable Data to Drive Prevention and Intervention Strategies (Iris Williams, School Social Work Consultant)
Comprehensive School-Based Mental Health Services: Using MTSS in a System of Care (Andrew Weatherill, School Counseling Consultant and Dr. Michelle Walsh, Executive Director, Exceptional Student and Support Services, Seminole County School District)
HEC School Counselors Convening (January 11, 2018)

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (David Wheeler)

  • Dear Colleague Letter and Resource Guide on Students with ADHD (PDF Download)
  • Dear Colleague Letter: Access by Students with Disabilities to Challenging Academic Programs (PDF Download)
  • Dear Colleague Letter: Responding to Bullying of Students with Disabilities (PDF Download)
  • DOJ Guidance on Testing Accommodations (PDF Download)
  • OCR, Questions and Answers on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 for Students with Disabilities Attending Public Elementary and Secondary Schools (PDF Download)
  • Transition of Students with Disabilities to Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators (PDF Download)
Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (November 8-11, 2017)

Florida DOE Update (David Wheeler)

  • 5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphis (PDF Download)
  • Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students: Survey Summary Report (PDF Download)
  • Guidance to School Districts for Enrolling Students Displaced by Hurricane Maria (PDF Download)
  • Parent Guide to Multi-Tiered System of Supports (PDF Download)
  • 2017 Kids Count Profile of Florida, The Annie E. Casey Foundation (PDF Download)
  • Florida Department of Education, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan (PDF Download)
  • Youth Suicide Warning Signs, Healthcare Professionals (Click here to access webpage.)
Florida Organization of Instructional Leaders (May 17, 2017)

Improving Student Attendance (Jayna Jenkins, Iris Williams)

Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (November 1-4, 2016)

Florida DOE Update (David Wheeler) (PowerPoint Download)

Every Student Succeeds Act (David Wheeler, Gene Cash) (PowerPoint Download)

  • 2013-2014 Civil Rights Data Collection, A First Look (PDF Download)
  • Dear Colleague Letter and Resource Guide on Students with ADHD (PDF Download)
  • Florida AWARE's Approach to Complete Mental Health (PDF Download)
  • International Literacy Association Research Advisory: Dyslexia (PDF Download)
  • Foundational Skills to Support Reading for Understanding in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade (PDF Download)
AMM (September 13-15, 2016)
Cool Thoughts for Hot Topics in Student Services (Iris Williams, David Wheeler, Dianne Mennitt, Helen Lancashire)
Florida Organization of Instructional Leaders (May 10, 2016)
We're All In! Promoting Positive Attendance (Jayna Jenkins, Iris William)
Student Services Week (February 1-5, 2016)
Celebrate Student Services Week!
Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (October 28-31, 2015)

Florida DOE Update (David Wheeler)

  • Testing Accommodations, U.S. Department of Justice (PDF Download)
  • Accommodations for Florida's Statewide Student Assessments (PDF Download)
  • Building a Grad Nation - Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic, Executive Summary 2015 (PDF Download)
  • Lifelong Learning Skills for College and Career Readiness: Considerations for Education Policy, April 2015 (PDF Download)
  • Dyslexia Guidance, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (PDF Download)
  • Dyslexia Response, Council of Administrators of Special Education (PDF Download)
  • Risk and Protective Factors for Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Across the Life Cycle (PDF Download)
Educational Strategies & Student Engagement Institute (September 21-23, 2015)

Fostering Positive School Attendance (David Wheeler)

  • Absences Add Up (PDF Download)
  • Fostering School Connectedness, Information for School Districts and School Administrators (PDF Download)
  • Fostering School Connectedness, Information for Teachers and Other School Staff (PDF Download)
  • Help Your Child Succeed in School: Build the Habit of Good Attendance Early (PDF Download)
  • Helping Your Child Feel Connected to School, Information for Parents and Families (PDF Download)
  • Pay Attention to Attendance: Keep Your Child On Track in Middle and High School (PDF Download)
  • The Power of Positive Connections — Reducing Chronic Absence through PEOPLE: Priority Early Outreach for Positive Linkages and Engagement (PDF Download)
  • School Connectedness (PDF Download)
Winter Institute for School Psychologists - ISRD (February 2015)
School Psychology Consultant Presentation (David Wheeler)
FASP (November 5 - 8, 2014)

Florida Department of Education Update (David Wheeler)

Student Services Week (February 3-7, 2014)
Celebrate! Student Services Week (Heather Diamond)
FASP (October 29 - November 2, 2013)
School-Based Mental Health: Results of a Statewide Survey (David Wheeler)
Florida School Health Association (May 8, 2013)
Section 504 & Students with Health-Related Conditions (David Wheeler) — link to Presentation
Volusia County Schools Shared Staff Meeting (January 28, 2013)
Florida Department of Education Update (Gria Davison)
FASP (October 31 - November 3, 2012)
Evaluating School Psychologists Within a Multi-tiered System of Supports Delivery Model and Section 504 Implementation Post ADAAA (George Batsche, David Wheeler) — link to Presentation
ESE & Student Services New Directors Training (October 29-30, 2012)
Training Presentation
AMM (September 10-13, 2012)
Personnel Evaluation Model for Non-classroom Personnel (Bettye Hyle, Gria Davison, David Wheeler) — link to Presentation
Bullying in Schools: Is it happening? How do you know? (Brooks Rumenik, David Wheeler) — AMM 2012
FASSW (October 13-14, 2011)

Florida School Social Work Practice: FDOE Update on Priorities from the Field (Gria Davison)

  • State Board of Education, Proposed 2012 Legislative Priorities (PDF Download)
  • Resource-Oriented Teams: Key Infrastructure Mechanisms for Enhancing Learning Supports, UCLA Center for Mental Health In Schools (CMHS) (PDF Download)
  • Enacting the Early Ongoing Collaboration and Assistance (EOCA) Vision for School Success: Resource Mapping, Wisconsin DOE (PDF Download)
  • Authorization for Release of Information and Records (Consent) (.doc)
  • Court FORM 8.961(a) Access To Educational Records (.doc)
FASP Summer Institute (July 21-24, 2010)
Shifting Gears: SLD Determination in an RtI World (David Wheeler) — link to CD Contents
FASP (October 29-31, 2008)
Florida Department of Education Update (David Wheeler)
FSCA (October 23-25, 2008)
Florida Department of Education Update  — Florida Education: The Next Generation (Helen Lancashire, Zelda Rogers) — link to CD Contents
7th Annual Just Read, Florida! K-12 Leadership Conference (June 29 – July 2, 2008)

RtI Institute General Session (George Batsche, Don Kincaid, Bambi Lockman, Melinda Webster)

Breakout Sessions:
Problem-Solving and RtI (Rich Downs)
EBD Information Meeting, FASP Summer Institute 2007
EBD Rule (David Wheeler)
Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention: Focusing on Improved Academic Achievement for ALL Students (George Batsche)
Florida Bullying Prevention Conference
Bullies and Their Victims: Understanding a Pervasive Problem in Schools (George Batsche)
Discipline Systems that Work (George Batsche)
Middle School Adolescent Intervention Programs (George Batsche)
Understanding Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention: An Overview (Rich Downs)

Response to Intervention: Getting Going, Where to Start (Batsche and Tilly)

  • An Academic Support Plan for K-3 Readers (PDF Download)
  • Beyond Islands of Exellence: What Districts Can Do to Improve Instruction and Achievement in All Schools — Learning First Alliance (PDF Download)
  • Response to Intervention Needs Checklist (PDF Download)
Collaborative Planning and Problem Solving (Cohen, Castillo, and Curtis)
Implementing Tiered Service Delivery in Kindergarten: A Case Study (Castillo, et al.)
School Psychology 2004-2005 (Michael Curtis)
Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention (RtI): Implications Policies and Practice in Social Work (George Batsche)
School Attendance and the Effects on Driver Licenses
Financial Aid: What's New and What to Do! (Cynthia Williams)
Paper presentation: Early Reading Intervention: A Preliminary Analysis of a State Initiative’s Impact on Special Education Outcomes (José Castillo et al.) Also: References (PDF Download)
Paper presentation: Problem-Solving and Response-to-Intervention: School Psychologists’ Beliefs, Practices, and Training Needs. (Larry Porter et al.)
State University Admissions Workshops
Middle and High School Counselor Advisement
AGP Guidance Workshops
Using Data to Evaluate Guidance Programs (Rich Downs)
Bullying and Violence Prevention in Schools (George Batsche)
Response to Intervention (RtI): Strategies to Maximize Student Progress (George Batsche)
School Health Guidelines (Dianne Mennitt)
Attendance Symposium
Attendance: Education's Beachhead (George Batsche)
CSPD Annual Conference
Using Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention to Develop,
Implement and Evaluate Effective Interventions for Students (George Batsche)
Florida Department of Education Update (Dianne Mennitt, MS RN)
Keynote Address: Implementing the Problem-Solving/Response to Intervention Protocols: Implications for School Social Workers (George Batsche)
Breakout Session: Problem-Solving and Response to Intervention (Rtl): Strategies to Maximize Student Progress (George Batsche)
State Initiatives and Priorities (Gria Davison)
FCAN (Florida College Access Network)
Goal: My Child the College Graduate (Rich Downs)
Implementing a Large-Scale Problem-Solving Initiative: Scaffolding Accountability, Response to Intervention, and Staff Training (George Batsche and Michael Curtis)
Working on Gifted Issues Institute
Referral, Assessment & Data Interpretation (Denise Bishop)
Educational Support for Students and Families: A Look a New Opportunities to Address the Needs of Children in Foster Care and Creating a "Military Friendly State" in Florida (Bettye Hyle, Gria Davison, Debbie Winters, and Rich Downs)
Student Progression: Building a K-12 Model for Student Progression (Helen Lancashire)
The "Tween" Years: Increasing Academic Rigor (Helen Lancashire)
The Use of the Problem-Solving Method to Enhance Student Performance: Statewide Implementation (George Batsche and Michael Curtis)
Florida DOE Initiatives and Priorities for School Psychologists (Denise Bishop)
Florida DOE Initiatives and Priorities for School Psychologists (Denise Bishop)
Florida DOE Initiatives and Priorities for Student Support Services (Gria Davison and Helen Lancashire)