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  FDLRS / FIN Action Resource Center


Present Level Statements and Annual Goals - Orange County (Morning Session)

Friday, December 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration open through 12/1/2022 11:59 PM

Seats Available: 14



Target Audience: ESE teachers, service providers, and staff who are NEW to developing individual education plans for students with disabilities and have not previously attended Quality IEP training

Course Objective: In this training, participants will:

  • Identify and organize critical information that should be included in a present level of performance statement
  • Evaluate a present level statement of academic achievement and functional performance
  • Identify the 3 components of an annual goal
  • Analyze existing annual goals and short term objectives

The Quality IEP Handbook, 2015 Edition and Matrix of Services Handbook are available online at the Florida Department of Education website: http://www.fldoe.org/

Course Description: This ½ day (3 hour) training is designed to support ESE teachers, staff, and service providers NEW to developing individual education plans and who have NOT previously attended Quality IEP training. Best practices when developing a Present Level of Performance statement will be shared with participants. Participants will understand the importance of a well written, detailed Present Level of Performance statement and that information shared here informs the rest of the IEP. Participants will learn the 3 components of an annual goal and will analyze annual goals and short term objectives/benchmarks to practice and enhance their knowledge.

*** This session does NOT replace IEP training. Participants will have to register for IEP training when it becomes available.

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If you have any questions related to this course please contact: Elizabeth McAulay: elizabeth.mcaulay@fdlrsaction.org


Elizabeth (Beth) McAulay M. Ed.

Elizabeth began her teaching career in 1997. She attended the University of Central Florida and earned a Masters of Education in Varying Exceptionalities. Her teaching experience includes working with students with physical impairments, significant cognitive disabilities and autism in both structured classroom and inclusive environment settings. Elizabeth broadened her reach as an educational professional while working as an Instructional Support Teacher at the district level supporting teachers and schools throughout Orange County Public Schools. Her role in this position included working with teachers, school staff, parents and administrators in creating effective learning environments for students with disabilities. Additionally, Elizabeth has been a certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) instructor since 2004.

Elizabeth's areas of focus at FDLRS include: Behavioral MTSS at the school wide, classroom and individual student levels; instructional practices for students with significant cognitive disabilities; instructional practices for students with autism spectrum disorder, high functioning autism & Asperger's syndrome; and ESE compliance to include Quality IEP, Facilitated IEP and Matrix trainings.



Pam Taylor

Pamela Taylor graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Exceptional Student Education K-12. She has taught in the field of education for over fifteen years. Her experience ranges from primary to secondary levels.

Pamela was chosen to be part of a special education team to set up an ESE program to partner with businesses in the area to employ students with disabilities. Her dedication to the educational system paved a way for her to be nominated for teacher of the year. After teaching as an IND teacher, she became a support facilitator in elementary schools.

Pamela mentored ESE teachers on PEER, ESE procedures, and scheduling. In September 2018, Pamela became a trainer with FDLRS, specializing in the area of compliance and parent engagement.



Inservice Points: Points - 3


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