• Agency for Persons with Disabilities

    If you have a child with spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Down syndrome, or intellectual disabilities, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may be able to help your family.  Please review the attached flyer.
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  • Governor Scott's Letter to Parents

    November is Florida Parental Involvement in Education Month. Governor Scott shares in this letter information about important changes to Florida's laws that empowers you, as a parent, to play a greater role in your child's education.

    Please review the attached letter.

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  • ESE Parent Guide to Special Transportation

    This guide was developed to provide you information about  Lake County Special Transportation..
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  • Special Transportation Guide

    This guide was designed to answer questions you may have about the transportation being provided for your child with special needs.

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  • Just for Parents Online Community

    The Florida Department of Education knows how important it is to communicate directly with students, parents, teachers, and the community about important education issues.  The Department has launched the Just for Parents Online Community at http://www.fldoe.org/family and invites you to join parents from across the state to hear from us through a monthly newsletter, blogs, and weekly Common Core Blast Off Tips of the Week.  We are dedicated to keeping parents informed and we encourage you to sign up and share this with your friends and family.

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  • Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)

    Welcome to TACSEI

    The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day. Most of these free products are available right here on our website for you to immediately view, download and use.

     Go to www.challengingbehavior.org for links to resources to assist parents dealing with a variety of challenging behaviors.

    ·   How to Teach Your Child to Appropriately Get Your Attention

    ·      How to Use Visual Schedules to Help Your Child Understand Expectations

    ·      How to Help Your Child Recognize & Understand Anger

    and much more:

    Looking for materials for older children? Check out the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports site for more resources!

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  • Pledge for Parental Involvement

    As a parent, guardian, or caring adult

    I hereby give my pledge to support a high-quality education for all of Florida’s students to the best of my ability.

    I have high expectations for my child and all of Florida’s children to succeed in school and in life.

    I pledge to stay involved, serve as a positive role model, and maintain open communication with my child’s teacher and school to ensure education remains a top priority in my household.

    I understand that it is my responsibility to stay informed and involved in all aspects of my child’s education.

    Education is the key to success, and I will do everything I can to nurture my child’s ability to learn.


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