The Genesis website has undergone some updates, including a change in the domain name to https://portal.schoolfi.net/florencesc/.
Please make note of this change. If you forget or misplace your Genesis password or pin, you can reset it through the portal. We have created a section on our webpage called Teacher Evaluation Resources where you can find how-to guides and videos, as well as evaluation updates for easy access.
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F1S Office of Professional Development
F1S is offering a free and optional virtual PD for its middle and high school teachers related to using Edgenuity. Click the link or the icon for session dates, times, and course information.
Online and On-Demand PD
Below are a few professional development opportunities where you can earn renewal credits for free or at a low cost.
The Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty has a library of Live and On-Demand Webinars and PD opportunities available
SC Codes offers free courses in programming for beginners and advanced developers.
SCETV offers an array of Professional Development Opportunities For Pre-K Educators. Online courses are available from ETV for re-certification. These courses are $75/course with 20 renewal credits (no grad credit).
National Board Certification Support
National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) continues to partner with the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) in offering virtual professional learning for teachers and administrators. Beginning in March, sessions will be provided that focus on effective teaching practices in blended and hybrid environments.
This training consists of two sessions where educators will examine instructional structures and strategies that support individual student needs and individualized learning. For details click here.