What Is FDLRS?
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) is a network of state and federally-funded centers which provide support services to exceptional student educators, children, parents, and community agencies. This office, FDLRS Sunrise, services Polk and Hardee Counties.
FDLRS provides services in five areas:
Child Find assists with identifying children with special needs who are currently not enrolled in school.
Also known as Professional Development, the FDLRS HRD program offers training to staff members on a variety of instructional strategies.
The function of Parent Services is to provide training opportunities and information about support groups and community resources.
FDLRS offers a wide variety of resources and professional development to help with teaching and learning.
Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) is integrating with FDLRS to provide customized services and supports ensuring all students with disabilities have the same educational, social, and future opportunities as their peers.
|Poinsetta Tillman||Senior Manager|
|Suzy Ashley||Planning & Assessment Specialist|
|Yolanda Hamilton||Child Find Specialist|
|Deborah Quaintance||Child Find Specialist|
|Cookie Sanders||Child Find Specialist, Hardee Co.|
|Isabel Rodriguez||Clerk Specialist|
|Kim Lowe||Data Contact, Hardee Co.|
|Bonnie Dupuis||FIN Facilitator|
|Christine Harrison||FIN Facilitator|
|Patricia Horne||HRD Specialist|
|Jillian Traurig||HRD Specialist|
|Stephanie Brooks||Parent/Transition Specialist|
|Matt Cobble||Technology Specialist|
|Krista Elder||Technology Specialist|
Serving Polk and Hardee Counties
Polk County Office
698 Cessna Street
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: (863) 647-4258, alternate (863) 534-0930
Fax: (863) 647-4257
Directions to FDLRS Sunrise at Bartow Airbase
Hardee County Office
200 S. Florida Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873
Phone: (863) 773-2600
Fax: (863) 773-2640
Hardee County ESE Homepage
The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System is funded by the State of Florida, Department of Education, Division of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, through federal assistance under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Part B; IDEA Part B, Preschool; and State General Revenue Funds.