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FY19 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 are t...

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July 17, 2018

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

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All Ages

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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July 02, 2018

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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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June 07, 2018

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Mental Health

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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...

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June 07, 2018

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Behavior, Mental Health, Social, Emotional & Character Development

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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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June 04, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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June 04, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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Regional Workshop: Leadership Roles in the Effective Implementation of MTSS

Kansas MTSS Project Staff. (2014, Spring) Regional Roundtables: Leadership Roles in the Effective Implementation of MTSS. Multiple Locations Across Kansas.  State Conference, SC  

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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NASDSE 2013: A Multi-State Perspective of MTSS: Achieving Results for All Students

Brown, D., Davis, K., Nantais, M. Stindt, S. (2013, October). A multi-state perspective of MTSS: Achieving results for all students. National Association of State Directors of Special Education 75th Annual Conference and Business Meeting. Atlanta, GA.   Click here to view a recording of thi...

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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KSDE 2013: Differentiation-It's Not just for Students

Guidrey, S., Davis, C., and Sipe, S. (2013, November). Differentiation-It's Not just for Students. KSDE Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.    tags State Conference, SC  

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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KSDE 2013: Empowering Families in a MTSS

Wiedemann, T. and Groff, J.,  (2013, November). Empowering Families in a MTSS. KSDE Annual Conference. Wichita, KS.      Tags State Conference, SC  

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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RTI/MTSS: We all know the terms, but what does high quality instruction look like in practice?

Sprick, R., Guthrie, N., & Riley, C. (2016, September 25). RTI/MTSS: We all know the terms, but what does high quality instruction look like in practice?  Council of Administrators of Special Education and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education. Milwaukee, WI.   ...

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May 29, 2018

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Specially Designed Instruction, College/Career Ready Standards

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All Ages

CEC 2014: Brave New World

Brown, D. & Stindt, S. (2014, April).  Brave New World: Integrating Reading and Behavior Interventions in an Inclusive Setting. Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. National Conference, CEC

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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KSDE 2013: MTSS: Increasing Achievement for ALL Students

Brown, D. and Stindt, S. (2013, November). MTSS: Increasing Achievement for ALL Students. KSDE Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.      Tags: State Conference, SC  

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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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May 29, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

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All Ages

5 Social and Behavioral Interventions in 1 Day

5 Social and Behavioral Interventions in 1 DayTags: State Conference, SC

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May 10, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

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All Ages

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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May 10, 2018

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Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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2016 SPDG National Meeting: Evaluation Briefs: Disseminating Evaluation Data

Haag, K., Davis, K., Gaumer Erickson, A. (2016, October 12). Evaluation Briefs: Disseminating Evaluation Data. 2016 SPDG National Meeting, Washington, DC. How do we get stakeholders to actually read evaluation reports? How do we use evaluation data to build a...

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May 04, 2018

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All Ages