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Creating Safety: How to Turn on The Thrive Circuit so Students & Staff Flourish

Mann, C., LSCSW. (2015, November 03). Creating Safety: How to Turn on The Thrive Circuit so Students & Staff Flourish. Presentation at 67th Annual Counseling Conference, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. Tags:  State Conference, SC

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November 14, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Boosting Climate Through Social-Emotional Teaching

Perry, C. (2017, October) Boosting Climate Through Social-Emotional Teaching. KSDE 2017 Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.Tags State Conference, sc

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Behavior Contracts Presentation

Behavior Contracts: Behavior Tour

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November 08, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

School Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices within an MTSS Framework

Blanchat, C., & Mann, C. (2016, September 25). School Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices within an MTSS Framework. Presentation at CASE NASDSE Conference, Milwaukee, WI. National Conference

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November 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Addressing Mental Health Needs in Schools

Blanchat, C., LSCSW, Mann, C., LSCSW, Behrens, S., LMSW, & Sheldon, C., LMSW. (2016, July 27). Addressing Mental Health Needs in Schools. Presentation at KSDE Leadership Conference, Wichita, KS. Tags: State Conference, SC

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November 06, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

National Title I Conference 2014: Empowering Families in MTSS

Wiedemann, F.T. & Groff, J. (2014, February). Empowering Families in a MTSS. National Title I Conference, San Diego, CA. National Conference, Title 1, Title i

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October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

KSDE 2013: Preventing the Escalation of Behavior through MTSS

Schmitz, K. (2013, November). Preventing the Escalation of Behavior through MTSS. KSDE Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.     Tags State Conference, SC

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October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

NASDSE 2012: Kansas MTSS: Living a Culture of Engagement

Kansas MTSS Project. (2012, October). Kansas MTSS: Living a Culture of Engagement.  National Association of State Directors of Special Education Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA. National Conference, NASDSE

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October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

CEC 2013: Making Inclusion REALLY Work: Increasing Achievement for All Students

Brown, D. & Stindt, S. (2013, April). Making Inclusion REALLY Work: Increasing Achievement for All Students. Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference,  San Antonio, TX. CEC National Conference

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October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

AERA 2013: Evaluation of the Implementation of the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports

Lacireno-Paquet, N., Reedy, K. and Davis, K. (2013, May). Statewide implementation of the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports. 2013 AERA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.Tag National Conference

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October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Secondary Trauma and Self-Care: What Administrators Can Do to Minimize Staff Burnout

Presentation by Julie Ward, LSCSW and Christin Sheldon, LMSW at the 2017 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference.  As educational leaders, administrators need to possess a strong understanding of secondary trauma and its impact on school staff.  This presentation focused on acknowledging the prevalence...

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October 25, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

None

Building & Sustaining Effective Building Leadership Teams

This is the presentation by the Kansas Learning Network at the 2017 KSDE Annual Conference.

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October 18, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Application Process

Wilkerson, L. (2016, December). Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Application Process. SPDG Community of Practice, Webinar.

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September 26, 2017

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None

Age

None

Kansas SSIP: Moving from Initiative Overload to Maximum Impact

Haag, K., Gaumer Erickson, A.S., & Davis, K. (2016, December). Kansas State Systemic Improvment Plan (SSIP): Moving from Initiative Overload to Maximum Impact.Invited presentation for the OSEP State Personnel Development Grant/State Systemic Improvement Plan Community of Practice, Online.

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September 26, 2017

Topic

None

Age

None

Complementary Work: School Improvement and Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA)

This session was presented at the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. 

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August 21, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Kansas Learning Network: Lessons Learned 2012-2016

This session was presented at the 2016 KSDE Annual Conference.

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August 21, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Trauma-Informed Schools: What Educators Need to Know

Research has shown that students impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are more likely to fail a grade; score lower on standardized achievement test scores; have more receptive or expressive language difficulties; are suspended or expelled mor...

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Transforming Schools for Excellence: Ensuring Every Child Succeeds

Schools in high-poverty communities are more likely to serve families that have experienced trauma. Whether families deal with homelessness, lack of access to such basic resources as food and health care, or unsafe neighborhoods with high crime rates, th...

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview

Wilkerson, L. (2016 October), 2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview. Group presentation to families at 2016 Families Together State Conference, Topeka, KS Tags: State Conference, SC

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

NASDSE 2016: Kansas MTSS Framework: Future, Present, Past

Wiedemann, T., Wilkerson, L. (2016 September). Kansas MTSS Framework: Future, Present, Past. National Association of State Directors of Special Education 78th Annual Conference and Business Meeting. Milwaukee, WI.National Conference, NASDSE

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None