Professional Development

2320 New Beginnings Rd. Bldg. #1, Kissimmee, Florida 34744

Phone: 407-518-2940 / Fax: 407-518-2988

Janice C. Franceschi


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

Office hours:  7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 407-518-2940
Fax: 407-518-2988



 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, Reading 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
    •   Develop partnerships with Colleges and Universities

PD Dept Red Carpet Award 2018


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
  • •  Michelle Henninger, Senior Manager for School Leadership Training and Development
  • •  Karen Vislocky, Ed.D., Senior Manager Student Success and Instructional Improvement
    • •  Angela Stein, Assistant for Professional Development 
  • •  Justin Revell, Educational Specialist
  • •  Abbey Arnold, Instructional Framework Coach for Professional Development
  • •  Heidi Foley, Lead Instructional Mentor
  • •  Liz Salvato, Lead Instructional Mentor
  • •  Janette Pachay, Secretary for Student Success and Instructional Improvement
  • •  Lissa Reyes, Secretary for Professional Development
  • •  Lessie Mohr, Accountant I
  • •  Salisha Hargreaves, Records Clerk
    • •  Iris V. Rodriguez, Clerk Typist
  • •  Lynn Radziseski, Clerk Typist
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