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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

Mental Health, Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior

Age

All Ages

School Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices Within an MTSS Framework

Kansas Education leaders understand the importance of addressing the needs of the whole child, as evidenced by the Kansas MTSS model which includes behavioral and social components. Learn how Kansas is collaborating with school and community-based professionals, at both state and local levels, to...

Updated on

January 31, 2017

Topic

Mental Health, Family/Community Engagement, Social, Emotional & Character Development, Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Application Process

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

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December 16, 2016

Topic

None

Age

None

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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December 16, 2016

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None

Age

None

Creating Safety: How to Turn on The Thrive Circuit so Students & Staff Flourish

Mann, C., LSCSW. (2015, November 03). Creating Safety: How to Turn on The Thrive Circuit so Students & Staff Flourish. Presentation at 67th Annual Counseling Conference, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. Tags:  State Conference, SC

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December 08, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

School Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices within an MTSS Framework

Blanchat, C., & Mann, C. (2016, September 25). School Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices within an MTSS Framework. Presentation at CASE NASDSE Conference, Milwaukee, WI. National Conference

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November 30, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

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

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November 30, 2016

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

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

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November 22, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Complementary Work: School Improvement and Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA)

This session was presented at the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. 

Updated on

November 03, 2016

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Kansas Learning Network: Lessons Learned 2012-2016

This session was presented at the 2016 KSDE Annual Conference.

Updated on

November 03, 2016

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

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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November 01, 2016

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

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.Keyn...

Updated on

October 31, 2016

Topic

College/Career Ready Standards, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

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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October 31, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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October 31, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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 this pres...

Updated on

October 27, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference

2016 Kansas MTSS Math ConferenceTags: State Conference, SC

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October 27, 2016

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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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October 27, 2016

Topic

Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Behavior Contracts Presentation

Behavior Contracts: Behavior Tour

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October 25, 2016

Topic

Behavior, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

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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October 20, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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

Updated on

October 20, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None