Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

About TASN Co-teaching

The Kansas State Department of Education Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services Department is supporting the TASN Co-Teaching series using the Richard Villa, Jacqueline Thousand, and Ann Nevin model. The TASN Co-Teaching series is designed to create and train co-teaching teams in addition to building district capacity to provide support to those teams and provide training to additional teams in the future.

TASN is committed to providing for free to participating districts:

Districts are eligible to receive a $1,500 stipend if participation criteria are met. (Signed district commitment letter, completed team assignment, participation by district and building administrator, and completion of all items in the commitment letter).

Helpful links:

Click on the links above the descriptions to access the resources.

Administrator Introductory Webinar  

In this 40 minute recorded webinar, Shonda Anderson provides information about the TASN Co-teaching Training and Coaching System.

2017-2018 District Commitment Form

This form provides details about the TASN Co-teaching project and the activities and resources available to participating districts. A schedule of events is also included.

2017 TASN Co-teaching Evaluation Summary Brief

This one-page resource provides a brief summary of the data from the TASN Co-teaching Project for the 2016-2017 School Year. It includes data from training evaluations, participant surveys as well as information from coaching sessions. 

2016 TASN Co-teaching Evaluation Summary Brief

This one-page resource provides a brief summary of the data from the TASN Co-teaching Project. Data from training evaluations, participant surveys as well as observation and feedback sessions are summarized. 

2015 TASN Co-teaching Evaluation Summary Report

This 16 page document provides a description of the training system, implementation activities and evaluation outcomes of the TASN Co-teaching Project. The 2014-2015 school year marked the 3rd year in a 5 year grant from the US Office of Special Education Programs.

Overview of Co-teaching

In this 25 minute recorded webinar, Dr. Richard Villa provides:

VIDEO from a Kansas TASN Co-teaching School

Please note: The link above will take you to a Youtube video. The video is a reflection by the building administrator and two co-teachers from Crest Elementary.