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2020-21 Solutions for Schools and School Districts

As an online public school district and K-12 solutions provider, Florida Virtual School is committed to providing valuable resources for every school district and school across the nation.

For the 2020-21 school year, FLVS has prepared a variety of new support services to help Florida schools provide seamless instruction in and out of the classroom, including:

  • TEACHER TRAINING - Online Teaching Course: Lessons and Best Practices for teachers in Florida
  • DIGITAL COURSES - Licensing available for seamless instruction
  • TECH SOLUTIONS - FLVS Educator, our Learning Management System (LMS)
  • ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY - Information for teachers and administrators
  • ONGOING SUPPORT - Student placement in FLVS schools in case of school closures, teacher shortages, and/or student overflow
FLVS solutions are designed to seamlessly integrate in school reopening plans, whether teachers return to the classroom, teach from home, or instruct from multiple learning environments.
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NEW! Online Teaching Course: Lessons and Best Practices by FLVS

Explore the brand new Online Teaching Course, designed for Florida teachers, to learn lessons and best practices for instructing students in the online learning environment.

The course provides valuable insight into becoming an online teacher and provides hands-on interactive activities for practical application. Teachers can quickly apply lessons from the course to teach online or in the classroom.

Course is designed for: Florida teachers
Length: ~6 Hours; Self-paced
Registration: Contact your school administrator in charge of Professional Development for your school or district

Frequently Asked Questions about the Online Teaching Course

FLVS has prepared the Online Teaching Course to help Florida teachers with best practices for instructing students in a dynamic and engaging way in the online learning environment. The new course allows teachers to apply learned skills for teaching in any online environment. The course is self-paced, engaging, and features lessons and interactive modules.
This course teaches best practices in teaching online and is not exclusive to instructing at FLVS.
This is a self-paced course designed by FLVS, complete with lessons, modules, and activities. Because the course is self-led, teachers can take the course on demand to meet their own scheduling needs.
Teachers who complete the training successfully can apply the new skills to teach students in an online environment. This can help prepare teachers for instructing using their district’s online learning solution or at their district’s County Virtual Schools.

Florida Schools and Districts: Teachers should contact the administrator in charge of Professional Development for their school or district for the link to access the course.

Out-of-State Schools and Districts: Teachers should contact the administrator in charge of Professional Development for their school or district for current offerings.

Out-of-state school administrators and principals who are looking for online school solutions are encouraged to contact us for more information.

Upon successful completion, teachers will receive a certificate of completion that can be sent to their school or district, however rewarding of Professional Development credit hours is determined by the teacher’s school or district. Teachers should work with their administrator for eligibility.

Yes, they need to be a teacher at a Florida public or charter school or a private school registered with the Florida Department of Education. Out-of-state teachers should contact the administrator in charge of Professional Development for their school or district for current offerings.

Out of state school administrators and principals who are looking for online school solutions are encouraged to contact us for more information.

Yes, FLVS has redeveloped more than 75% of the content to help teachers learn best practices for teaching in an online environment, not specific to the FLVS platform. FLVS encourages teachers who have taken VTT to also complete this course, as it contains brand new content and subject matter, including blended learning for classrooms comprised of both in-person and online students.

Digital Courses for School Districts

Digital courses prepare schools to be ready with digital curriculum for in classroom and online instruction in the event of any disruption to traditional in-class instruction.

  • Seamless instruction in every school that easily and quickly transitions from the classroom to an online environment

  • Student equity and accessibility with learning gains despite any operational disruptions

  • Award-winning digital courses for in-class and online instruction

  • Teacher preparedness with training and support for uninterrupted instruction in any new environment

Learning Management System (LMS) - FLVS Educator

Florida Virtual School is offering schools a seamless digital platform to host online courses, which enables student access and equity in and out of the classroom. FLVS Educator, the proprietary FLVS Learning Management System (LMS), is available in the event a school district and/or an individual school does not currently have a digital solution in place.

The state-of-the-art digital platform, developed by the FLVS team of engineers, is highly customizable to every school and can be quickly deployed, providing a seamless learning experience for teachers, administrators, and students.

Online Learning Community

Join the award-winning learning and training community for teachers, school administrators, educators, and families. The FLVS Online Learning Community brings together a multitude of articles and videos, and an engaging community filled with informative and engaging content for learning and teaching in the online learning environment.

Get Started Today!

To get started with options available to your school district and/or school, please contact your District Relations Manager.

For schools and districts outside Florida, administrators and principals seeking online school solutions are encouraged to contact our Global Representatives for more information.