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Sustaining Effective Building Leadership Teams

Presentation from 2017 Summer Leadership Conference

Updated on

August 01, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference

2016 Kansas MTSS Math ConferenceTags: State Conference, SC

Updated on

August 01, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Making Informed Decisions in MTSS Using Family Engagement Data

This Ignite presentation was presented by Jane Groff at the National State Personnel Development Grant Conference in Washington, DC in October 2016. An Ignite presentation is 20 slides and each slide is only 15 seconds long. The presentation is a total of 5 minutes with 10 minutes of follow up qu...

Updated on

July 31, 2017

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

FY18 Special Education Administrators' Guide and Resources

This Guide  was created for new and veteran special education administrators to help navigate websites, adhere to due dates and deadlines and connect them to TASN and KSDE resources necessary to find success fulfilling the state and federal requirements of special education. Topics included a...

Updated on

July 20, 2017

Topic

Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection, Compliance/Guidance, Emergency Safety Interventions, Significant Disproportionality, LRE and Inclusion

Age

All Ages

Snapchat Coaching: Using Snapchat to Provide Feedback

Gain ideas on how snapchat might be used to support teacher development. 

Updated on

June 29, 2017

Topic

Instruction, School Improvement

Age

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

Kansas Leads the World in the Success of Each Student

This session will provide attendees information on Elementary and Secondary Education Act programs (ESEA) and using evidenced-based practices to support students in reaching their academic goals. Some of the changes in ESEA under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will be presented as wel...

Updated on

June 29, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Making INformed Decisions in MTSS Using FAmily Engagement Data

This PowerPoint begins with the explanation of an Ignite presentation. Then there are 20 slides that rotate every 15 seconds. The notes for the PowerPoint are in another PowerPoint presentation called Notes for Making Informed Decisions in MTSS Using Family Engagement Data.  

Updated on

June 27, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Notes for Ignite Presentation: Making Informed Decisions in MTSS Using Family Engagement Data

These are the notes for the 20 slides in the Ignite PowerPoint. Each of the 20 slides is allowed 15 seconds that rotates automatically.

Updated on

June 27, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Making INformed Decisions in MTSS Using Family Engagement Data

Measuring the degree to which families are engaged and then using that data for targeting improvement can be challenging. In this Ignite presentation: the newly developed 15 item Family Engagement Survey (Noonan, Gaumer Erickson, & Groff, 2015) will be shared and how it was used by schools im...

Updated on

June 26, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Engaging Families in Middle and High School Using the Individual Plan of Study

The Individual Plan of Study (IPS) process provides a fresh opportunity for schools to engage families in their student's career development in middle school and high school when families can become unsure of their educational roles. Including families in the IPS process engages them in the caree...

Updated on

June 26, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Application Process

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

Updated on

June 13, 2017

Topic

None

Age

None

Behavior Contracts Presentation

Behavior Contracts: Behavior Tour

Updated on

May 01, 2017

Topic

Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - ESEA Update

This is a recorded session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. This session is provided by KSDE Early Childhood Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS) staff. 

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Day 1 Closing Comments

This a recorded session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. These are the closing comments from Day 1 provided by Vera Stroup-Rentier, KSDE Assistant Director of Early Childhood Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS). These closing comments include a discussion of inclusion of...

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - KSDE Hot Topics Presentation

This is a recorded presentation from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. This session is the KSDE Hot Topics 

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Legislative and Fiscal Update

Record session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference by Dale M. Dennis, KSDE Deputy Commissioner Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services and Craig Neuenswander, KSDE Director School Finance.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - College and Career Competency Framework

Recorded presentation by Dr. Amy Gaumer & Dr. Pattie Noonan, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learnign, showcasing the College and Career Competency framework.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Dr. Randy Watson - Kansans CAN

Recorded presentation by Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 Leadership Conference - Brad Neuenswander - Projects or Passion

This is a video recording of the presentation Projects or Passion at the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference provided by Brad Neuenswander, Deputy Commissioner Division of Learning Services at the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). In this sessio...

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

School Mental Health: Implications for School Mental Health Professionals

Blanchat, C. (2017, February). School Mental Health: Implications for School Mental Health Professionals. Keynote at the KASP, KSSWA and KSCA School Mental Health Lobby Day, Topeka, KS.School Mental Health Lobby Day was co-sponsored by the Kansas Association of School Psychologists, the Kansas Sc...

Updated on

February 09, 2017

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior, Mental Health

Age

All Ages