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FY20 Special Education Administrators' Online 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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November 05, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

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 05, 2019

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None

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...

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November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

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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October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Jack Fletcher Dyslexia What we know

Jack Fletcher Dyslexia What we know

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October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Kevin Feldman Literate Student Engagement

Kevin Feldman Literate Student Engagement

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October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Linda Farrel Balanced literacy vs systematic reading

Linda Farrel Balanced literacy vs systematic reading

Updated on

October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Mary Dahlgren Vital Vocab

Mary Dahlgren Vital Vocab

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October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Sharon Vaughn Teaching Reading Comprehension

Sharon Vaughn Teaching Reading Comprehension

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October 23, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

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

October 14, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

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October 14, 2019

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...

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October 14, 2019

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None

Age

All Ages

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.

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October 14, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Let the Data Speak: The Collaborative Learning Cycle

Let the Data Speak: The Collaborative Learning Cycle

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September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

We Collect Data...Now What?

We Collect Data...Now What?

Updated on

September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Sustaining Effective Building Leadership Teams

Presentation from 2017 Summer Leadership Conference

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September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Creating a Collaborative Culture Through Adult SEL

Creating a Collaborative Culture Through Adult SEL

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September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

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

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

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September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Kansas Learning Network: Lessons Learned 2012-2016

This session was presented at the 2016 KSDE Annual Conference.

Updated on

September 21, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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