Professional Development Alternatives (PDA)
Online Professional Development Opportunities
BESE Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) offers a variety of online professional learning opportunities through Facilitated and Independent Study courses. (PDA flyer)
Facilitated online PDA courses are offered locally and statewide.
Local offerings are available for registration through eLearning. All of these offerings for FY20 meet the ESE1108 requirement. (PDA Facilitated Local Offerings Flyer)
Statewide offerings registration is completed through their registration system. Please contact your local PDA Coordinator for more information on processing in-service points for these offerings. Most of these offerings meet the ESE1108 requirement.
Independent Study online PDA courses are available year-round. The courses are located on the BESE Portal/PDA website www.fl-pda.org. In-service points are processed through eLearning. After registering on the BESE Portal/PDA website, participants will have 16 weeks access to complete the course. After completing all items in the course, items must be completed in eLearning to process the points.
For more information on any of these PDA offerings, please contact your local PDA Coordinator, Julie Drewes firstname.lastname@example.org.