Current Providers

Families Together, Inc.

Collaborates with KSDE to ensure that the interests of families of students with disabilities are taken into account in developing and implementing the MTSS initiative.

General Supervision Timely and Accurate Data (GSTAD)

Provides data management for the State Performance Plan indicators, Annual Performance reporting, preparation of district performance reports and support for the Kansas Integrated System of Accountability (KIAS).


Offers schools in Kansas access to state of the art assistive technology (AT) information, equipment and training resources as well as a wide variety of instructional resources based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).


A state-wide on-line repository of digitized instructional materials including textbooks and other classroom related printed materials.

Kansas Educational Employment Board (KEEB)

Focuses on two primary goals: the recruitment of qualified teachers for high-need positions and the retention of effective teachers.

Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS)

Designed to meet the need for a comprehensive statewide professional development and technical assistance system for early intervention and early childhood special education and related service professionals, paraprofessionals, and families.

Kansas Instructional Resource Center (KIRC)

Provides, or assists in the procurement of, Braille, large print, or recorded textbooks and other educational materials for Kansas students who are blind/visually impaired.

TASN-Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports

Supports Kansas school districts in building local capacity to serve students with diverse learning needs through results based professional development training and technical assistance

Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC)

Collaborates with KSDE to ensure that the interests of families are taken into account in developing and implementing the MTSS initiative.

Kansas Secondary Connections (KSSC)

Focuses on state and district improvement needs through technical assistance and training regarding student engagement in secondary schools, improving transition services, and improving postschool outcomes for students with disabilities.

Kansas Teachers of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (TVI) and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) Preparation and Mentorship Project

Supports the preparation and mentoring of TVIs and COMS, in order to provide effective instruction for students who are blind or visually impaired across the state.

KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) Coordination and Evaluation

Supports Kansas districts’ systematic implementation of evidenced-based practices resulting in improved results for children in Kansas.

KSDE Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS)

Provides leadership and support for exceptional learners receiving special education services throughout Kansas schools and communities.

Kansas MTSS Project

Primarily responsible for the research, development, and refinement of MTSS training materials as well as supporting the MTSS system of trainers.

Low Incidence Consortium (LIC)

Works to solidify relationships and partnerships among participating teacher training programs for students with low-incidence disabilities.

Project Success – Supporting Reading, Math and LRE

Provides technical assistance to districts to enhance performance of students with disabilities in reading and math, and to improve district compliance with requirements for providing instruction in the Least Restrictive Environment.

Project All-State Low Incidence Virtual Endorsement (ALIVE)

Provides training for teachers in functional special education and places them in positions when their training is complete.

Kansas Teachers of the Deaf Master's Degree Project 

Information and application for individuals to apply for the Deaf Master's Degree Project