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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

Meg Roa, Specialist
Ext. 20548

 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:

  • Christy Mahaney, Coordinator of Recruitment and Retention, 386-734-7190 extension 20492
  • Bonnie Turner, Office Specialist of Recruitment and Retention, 386-734-7190 extension 20115


How to request your in-service records from another district