Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) is a discretionary project of the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS). BEESS directly supports the FLDOE's Guiding Principles and Strategic Initiatives.
The FDLRS Miccosukee Associate Center provides an array of instructional and technical support services to the Exceptional Student Educational programs in the school districts of FAMU Lab School, FSU Lab School, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Taylor, and Wakulla, the four central functions of FDLRS Miccosukee Associate Center are Child Find, Parent Services, Human Resource Development, and Technology.
The FDLRS network includes 18 Associate Centers that serve all school districts in Florida. These centers collaborate with districts, agency and support personnel, communities, families, and other educational personnel providing support services for educators, parents, school administrators, and students with exceptionalities.
Funding also supports implementation of the BEESS Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA). PDA online courses are designed to provide Florida teachers with widely available, easily accessible opportunities to increase their skills in the area of exceptional student education.
The FDLRS Miccosukee Associate Center is located in the Leon County Schools Bloxham Building, 725 S. Calhoun Street in downtown Tallahassee. Formerly The Caroline Brevard Grammar School, the 1925 Mediterranean Revival style building was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
FDLRS Miccosukee serves the following 7 school districts: Florida A & M University Lab School, Florida State University Lab School, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Taylor and Wakulla.
Florida Inclusion Network (FIN)
The Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) collaborates with all districts and schools to provide customized services and supports ensuring all students with disabilities have the same educational, social, and future opportunities as their peers. Our facilitators can provide information about effective inclusive practices, family-school collaboration and communication, opportunities for networking with other families, and ways to access local resources and support.