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Professional Learning

"Every student deserves a great teacher, not by chance, but by design."

-Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie


The Professional Learning Department will provide a comprehensive professional learning system aligned with individual, school, and district goals that cultivates growth through the practice of continuous improvement.

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Department Contacts

The Office of Professional Learning

Volusia County School District
P O Box 2118
DeLand FL 32721-2118
Location: DeLand Administrative Complex
Phone: 386-734-7190
Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Wafa Picciolo, Coordinator
Ext. 20504


Claudine Henderson, Specialist
Ext. 20425


 Selina Jones, Specialist
Ext. 20174

Wanda Conley, Analyst
Ext. 20551

Crystal Bradley, Office Specialist
Ext. 20550

Yuvinani Castanon-Hernandez, Office Specialist
Ext. 20552

The Teacher Induction Program has moved to the Office of Recruitment and Retention

Welcome New Teachers! Your contacts for the Teacher Induction Program are:

  • Tiffany Fuller, Specialist of Recruitment and Retention, 386-734-7190 extension 20549
  • Monica Dreher, Assistant of Recruitment and Retention, 386-734-7190 extension 20115
  • Judith Aguila, Office Specialist, 386-734-7190 extension 20168


How to request your in-service records from another district