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Academic Strategies at Home

Wednesday, March 15


This training is based on Marzano’s book “The Art and Science of Teaching.” Teachers use Marzano’s instructional strategies to increase student learning and engagement. How can these strategies be used at home by parents to help build successful students in all academic areas? This one hour Webinar will give you insight into Marzano’s High Yield Strategies at home.

Presented by:  Naomi Church, FDLRS Program Specialist

The Family Meeting: How it can enhance relationships in your family

Thursday, May 18


One of the best ways to prepare your children for success in a democratic society is to teach them the “give and take” that comes with cooperative problem solving or decision making. One excellent way to do this is through the Family Meeting. In this webinar, learn effective ways to improve communication with your children. No matter what the age of the child everyone can be active parents in the family meeting!

Presented by: Carol Beitler, FDLRS Parent Services

About the Presenters:

Carol Beitler has worked for Broward County schools since 1992. She has been a special education teacher, ESE Specialist, then worked in the district office as a Reading Specialist and Assistive Technology specialist before joining FDLRS as a Parent Services Specialist and Professional Development. Carol is bilingual and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Carol taught in Chicago prior to 1992 as a special education teacher, and she is bilingual and speaks Spanish.

Naomi Church is an HRD Curriculum/Program Specialist for the Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS). Naomi has served Broward Schools for 14 years as an ESE Support Facilitator, RtI Coordinator, Instructional Coach and teacher. Naomi is passionate about professional development and building capacity in teachers and families to increase student success. Visit her math website at