Technology

FDLRS provides assistance and support in the appropriate use of a variety of technologies for students, teachers, professional staff, and parents. Support services are available in the areas of assistive technology, instructional technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), AIM/NIMAS Florida services, and virtual/online instruction.

The Technology Specialists at all of the 19 local FDLRS Associate Centers also collaborates with the Multi-tier System of Supports (MTSS) Technology and Learning Regional Technology Specialists and district-based Assistive Technology Specialists.

A Sampling of Services offered by Technology Staff

  • Accessible Instructional Materials
  • Accommodations / Modifications
  • Assistive Technology
  • Assistive Technology Competencies
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Classroom Technology Coaching
  • Computer Access & Online Testing Accommodations
  • Content Management Systems
  • Continuity of Learning
  • FSA Accommodations
  • Instructional Technology
  • LATS & RLATS Support
  • NIMAS/Florida
  • Teacher Tools & Resources
  • Technical Assistance
  • Technology Tools & Strategies
  • Universal Access
  • Universal Design for Learning
    • Creative Media
    • Mathematics
    • Reading
    • Science
  • Writing & Publishing
  • Virtual Worlds & 3D Games
  • Virtual/Online Learning & Students with Disabilities
  • Virtual/Online Meetings
  • Visual Strategies & Communication
  • Web 2.0 in the Classroom

Technology Contacts

Matt Cobble
Technology Specialist
(863) 535-5486, ext. 452
matthew.cobble@polk-fl.net

Krista Elder
Technology Specialist
(863) 535-6486, ext. 454
krista.elder@polk-fl.net