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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

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

Age

All Ages

Checklist of Emergency Safety Intervention Requirements

You may use this checklist as a self-assessment to determine whether your building has all required components of emergency safety intervention law in place. This checklist includes all of the requirements from the 2016 statutes and the 2017 regulation. You should have written or electronic docum...

Updated on

July 06, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions: Requirements Webinar

This is a recorded webinar that may be used for staff training. This webinar includes all of the requirements from the emergency safety interventions regulations and statutes, as amended in 2016. The PowerPoint that this webinar is based on has been updated with the 2016 changes to the statutes a...

Updated on

July 01, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

None

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Law

A copy of the emergency safety intervention statutes and regulations that may be used as a reference.

Updated on

July 01, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Interventions: Requirements PowerPoint

This is a PowerPoint that may be used for staff training. It includes all requirements of the emergency safety intervention statutes and regulations, as updated in 2016. This PowerPoint will soon be available as a recorded webinar, http://ksdetasn.org/resources/411, and a recorded webinar with...

Updated on

July 01, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation Techniques PowerPoint

Emergency safety intervention law requires school district policies to include requirements for staff training to address de-escalation techniques. This PowerPoint may be used in support of this requirement to meet the needs of school staff as appropriate to their duties. Key Words: de-escalation...

Updated on

June 15, 2017

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

FY17 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

June 14, 2017

Topic

School Improvement, APR Indicator Data Collection, Compliance/Guidance, Emergency Safety Interventions, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), Special Education MIS Data Collection, LRE and Inclusion, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Sample Medical Form

Emergency safety intervention law states that emergency safety intervention must not be used with a student if the student is known to have a medical condition that could put the student in mental or physical danger as a result of the emergency safety intervention. The existence of such medical c...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Parent Requests for Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Notification

Emergency safety intervention law requires that when an emergency safety intervention is used with a child, the school must notify the parent within the time frame and in the manner specified in the law. A parent may designate a preferred method of contact to receive same-day incident notificatio...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Sample Documentation Form

This document may be used by staff to document emergency safety intervention incidents with students. This document contains only the items that are required to be documented by emergency safety intervention law. Staff may choose to modify this document to collect additional information on emerge...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Bookmark

This document provides the same content as the Emergency Safety Intervention Flyer - some of the key requirements of emergency safety intervention law. This document displays the Emergency Safety Intervention Flyer so that it can be printed as a bookmark to distribute to staff. If you print this ...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Staff Flyer

This document is a double sided, one page (8.5 x 11) flyer that may be forwarded to staff electronically or printed to hand out to staff that provides a brief overview of the requirements of emergency safety intervention law.

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Parent Letter After Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Incident

When emergency safety intervention is used with a student, written documentation of the incident must be completed and provided to the parent no later than the school day following the day on which the emergency safety intervention was used. Staff may use this sample letter, in conjunction with t...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Standards for the Use of Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI)

Emergency safety intervention law sets forth standards for the use of restraint and seclusion to ensure that all Kansas students and staff have a safe learning environment. This document contains the standards found in the emergency safety intervention statutes and regulations that are required t...

Updated on

April 25, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Information for Parents After Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Incident

Emergency safety intervention law requires that the school provide a parent with certain information in printed form or, upon the parent's written request, by email no later than the school day following the day on which the first emergency safety intervention incident of the school year occurred...

Updated on

April 11, 2017

Topic

Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 5 Crisis Intervention

Description: This video is the fifth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 5, participants w...

Updated on

December 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 4 Escalation Reaction

Description: This video is the forth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 4, participants wi...

Updated on

December 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 2 Signs of Escalation

Description:This video is the second in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 2, participants will learn that the cycle of escalation...

Updated on

December 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 9 Dealing with Provocative Student Behavior

Description:This video is the ninth in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 9, participants will learn the importance of teaching...

Updated on

December 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 8 Dealing with Student Disrespect

Description:This video is the eighth  in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with trying on the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 8, participants will learn the importance of teachi...

Updated on

December 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health, Emergency Safety Interventions, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages