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PreK Through 12 Competency Sequence

A rubric describing how students demonstrate progressive intra- and interpersonal skills for several grade clusters (Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12). Competencies included: Self-Regulation Self-Efficacy Self-Awareness Assertiveness Conflict Management Empathy

Updated on

August 15, 2018

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

FY19 Early Childhood Webinars

The KSDE Early Childhood team will provide monthly communication for early childhood providers and administrators during school year 2018-19. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in to view and download materials and engage...

Updated on

August 10, 2018

Topic

None

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Implementation and Outcomes of Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports Final Evaluation Report—2014

This document is the final report from WestEd upon completion of the 4 year independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS.

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Dr. Melissa Stormont: Supporting School Readiness: Systems Needed for Success for All

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

Carol Dissen Part 2: Using Instructional Routines to Enhance Core Reading

Systematic strategies and instructional teaching routines designed to enhance the delivery of Core reading instruction in a multi-tiered system of Tier 1 and Tier 2 support will be described. These instructional routines for kindergarten, first and second grade are directly relevant to practition...

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction, Reading, Coaching

Age

All Ages

Carol Dissen Part 1: Using Instructional Routines to Enhance Core Reading

Systematic strategies and instructional teaching routines designed to enhance the delivery of Core reading instruction in a multi-tiered system of Tier 1 and Tier 2 support will be described. These instructional routines for kindergarten, first and second grade are directly relevant to practition...

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction, Reading, Coaching

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Annual Evaluation Reports Executive Summary - 2012

This document is the 2012 annual executive summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd.

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Kansas MTSS Annual Evalution Report Executive Summary - 2013

This report is the annual executive summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd.

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

External Evaluation of the Kansas MTSS: Evaluation Summary

This document provides a summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS including the evaluation questions, design and plan.

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

  CSEFEL is a national resource center focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. Their website includes training modules that address the social-emotional needs of young children. All content is consistent with evidence-based p...

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)

This rich website highlights research based practices to improve social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and includes free products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers a...

Updated on

August 09, 2018

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

External Evaluation of the Kansas MTSS: Evaluation Fact Sheet

This document provides a brief summery of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd including the purpose, plan and timeline of the evaluation.

Updated on

August 09, 2018

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

Updated on

August 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Evaluability Assessment for the Evaluation of the Kansas Mulit-Tier System of Supports

This report is from the first phase of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS. The evaluability assessment explored the feasibility of conducting the evaluation and informed the evaluation design.

Updated on

August 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Understanding and Managing Escalating Behavior

Understanding and Managing Escalating Behavior  - Colvin & Sugar 1989

Updated on

August 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Brian Mendler - Motivating and Managing Hard to Reach, Uninterested and Disruptive Students

From the author of the international best-selling book Discipline with Dignity, this session is loaded with strategies, techniques, and ideas designed to prevent motivation and discipline problems in the most difficult classrooms. Discover specific strategies and techniques designed to change att...

Updated on

July 27, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Part 1 Preventing Discipline Problems - Randy Sprick Ph.D.

This session will examine how to organize the classroom to reduce discipline problems and prompt responsible behavior from students. Specific strategies covered will include structural elements such as effective use of classroom rules, effective and ineffective room arrangements, and effective in...

Updated on

July 27, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages