About BeaconEducator

What is Beacon? Beacon Learning Center is an online educational resource and professional development center currently funded through a Technology Innovation Challenge Grant from the U. S. Department of Education (2000-2005). The resources posted in the Beacon database are products of professional development activities teaching a standards-based planning model. While aligned to the 1996 version of Florida's Sunshine State Standards, they remain educationally sound resources for teachers.

Beacon's Mission Statement

The mission of Beacon Learning Center is to provide educators throughout the nation with standards-based resources and professional development, thus enabling them to identify, design, and implement quality education.

Beacon's Philosophy

High quality teachers use standards-based practice as the foundation for all they do. Beacon's focus on the alignment of curriculum, assessment, and instructional activities support the development of sound educational practice.