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CSI Eligibility Definitions

These are the definitions that were used by the KSDE when identifying Title I schools as eligible for Comprehensive Support. 

Updated on

November 16, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

All Ages

2016 KLN Brief

What is the Kansas Learning Network? 

Updated on

November 16, 2017

Topic

Coaching, School Improvement

Age

None

IEP Boot Camp

IEP Boot Camp is a one-day training designed to focus on the basic IEP regulatory requirements of preparing for the IEP meeting and developing Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFPs), Measurable Annual Goals, Short-ter...

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November 16, 2017

Topic

Compliance/Guidance, IEP

Age

All Ages

Hank Bohanon: Preparing for Acknowledgement Systems for PBIS in Secondary

Secondary teachers can create effective settings for their students using school wide PBIS. This includesthe use of reinforcement systems. Yet, without systems of support (e.g., teams, administration), long-term efforts may become frustrated. Systems data can help teams concentrate their effo...

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November 16, 2017

Topic

Co-Teaching, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Instruction, School Improvement, Secondary Transition

Age

High School (9 − 12)

Early Learning 0-8 in Kansas Webinars FY18

The KSDE ECSETS team will provide monthly communication for early learning providers and administrators during school year 2017-18. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in t...

Updated on

November 15, 2017

Topic

College/Career Ready Standards, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Behavior, Early Childhood Transition

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Calling all Coaches November 2017

Are our brains "born to judge?" Read about turning assumptions into positive presuppositions to support trust as the foundation for interactions. Links, information about training, and a video that supports self-reflection. 

Updated on

November 15, 2017

Topic

Coaching

Age

All Ages

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - 5th Grade

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of fifth grade in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in fifth grade so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - 2nd Grade

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of second grade in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in second grade so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - Kindergarten

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of Kindergarten in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in Kindergarten so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - 4th Grade

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of fourth grade in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in fourth grade so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

MTSS Family, School, & Community Checklist

MTSS Family, School & Community checklist for educators.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - 3rd Grade

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of third grade in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in third grade so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Mathematics Standards Guide for Parents - 1st Grade

This guide provides a summary of what your child will learn by the end of first grade in mathematics in the state of Kansas. This guide will also give some examples of the mathematics in first grade so you can assist your child.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, College/Career Ready Standards, Family/Community Engagement

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Susan Danner and Beth Clavenna-Deane: Classroom Management Strategies to Increase Student Motivation and Success

Pinterest is full of classroom management strategies. But what really works? Participants will leave with evidence-based strategies to motivate students to meet expectations, both academically and behaviorally. Susan Danner and Beth Clavenna-Deane, Kansas MTSS State Trainers, will share strategie...

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November 14, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Instruction

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Grouping Procedures for Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF)

This webinar will explain the process for grouping 1st grade students using data from the Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF) subtest in order to provide intervention that is best matched to the needs of students. Documents are available that accompany this webinar.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

The Science of Reading

The Kansas MTSS processes for reading rely on what we know from research and science about how reading develops and how to treat reading difficulties. This webinar describes the rationale for teaching reading “scientifically,” and shows what effective reading instruction needs to include. Many o...

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November 14, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Check-In/Check-Out

This is a short overview of the evidence-based, Tier 2 intervention called Check-In/Check-Out (CICO). CICO is designed to help support students with persistent, low level behavior and social difficulties, by providing increased positive, contingent feedback on their target behaviors and skills.

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Teaching Blending to Non-Blending by Susan Hall

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

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November 14, 2017

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Arc of Vocabulary- Judi Dodson

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

iTransition Application

Transition Planning? “There’s an app for that!”   Did you know there is a FREE app to help teachers, parents, and IEP team members engage students in the post-secondary transition planning process? It’s called iTransition Kansas and it was developed to ask simple questio...

Updated on

November 14, 2017

Topic

College/Career Ready Standards, Career & Technical Education, Secondary Transition

Age

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