BESE Portal

Professional Development Alternatives
The BESE Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) offers a variety of online courses for Florida educators that will increase their ability to respond to the needs of students with disabilities. The courses from the PDA site and the PD Portal site have been combined to create a “one-stop” for professional development related to students with disabilities.

Facilitated Courses

To enroll or for more information about a course, contact your local PDA Coordinator at the FDLRS center that serves your district. If you are already enrolled, select Sign in to access a course.

Registration for January, 2021 Statewide Courses Now Available!

Ongoing communication with expert local facilitator, group meetings with colleagues, and classroom-related learning activities and assessments.

Independent Study Courses

Select Sign in to access courses or to begin the registration process.

Self-paced learning, content-related activities and assessments, user-friendly format, and responsive design.

Your local FDLRS PDA coordinator will submit a quarterly report of completers to the appropriate school districts/organizations. For questions about this process please contact your local coordinator.

View ESE endorsement opportunities.
View additional online professional development opportunities.