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The Professional Development Learning Center is located at
2320 New Beginnings Road in Building 1, Kissimmee, Florida.

Our office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The telephone number is 407-518-2940. 

 O u r  W o r k …

  • •   Maintain and provide support in the My Professional Growth System (MyPGS)     
  •     which manages employee professional learning and inservice credit record
    •   Provide support to schools and departments in the development, implementation, and
  •     evaluation of professional learning courses
    •   Provide support to educators in development and implementation of
  •     Individual Professional Growth Plans
    •  Collaborate with Professional Development Leads from each school through
    •     the Professional Development Council for Instructional Staff
      •   Collaborate with Professional Development PSS representatives from
  •     departments through the PSS Professional Development Council
    •   Provide support to educators new to Osceola County through mentor programs,
  •     New Teacher Orientation, and New Educator Symposiums
    •   Provide courses for add-on certifications in the areas of ESE, ESOL, and gifted
    •   Collaborate with other district departments to provide Professional Development
  •     Days for Instructional and Professional Support Staff
    •   Provide district professional development through the Title II, Part A Federal Program
    •   Provide support to Charter and Private schools through the Title II, Part A
  •     Federal Program
    •   Develop partnerships with Colleges and Universities

O u r   S t a f f …

  • •  Janice C. Franceschi, Director of Professional Development
  • •  Virginia Ramie, Director of Student Success and Instructional Improvement          
  • Mackenzie Bertram, Coordinator of Induction
    •  Lissette Brizendine, Ed.D., Senior Manager for School Leadership Training and Development
  • •  Michelle Henninger, Senior Manager for School Leadership Training and Development
  • •  Carl Watson, Assistant for Professional  Development
  • •  Justin Revell, Educational Specialist
  • •  Beth Davis, Ed.D. Instructional Framework Coach for Professional Development        
  • •  Jessica Ruiz-Ahorrio, Instructional Framework Coach for Professional  Development
  • •  Amy Wells, Clerk Typist
  • •  Janette Pachay, Secretary for Student Success and Instructional Improvement
  • •  Lissa Reyes, Secretary for Professional Development
  • •  Nicole Vinas, Accountant I
  • •  Salisha Hargreaves, Clerk Typist
  • •  Serena Ejnioui, Records Clerk


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