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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

June 27, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

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.

Updated on

June 27, 2017

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...

Updated on

June 26, 2017

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...

Updated on

June 26, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Application Process

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

Updated on

June 13, 2017

Topic

None

Age

None

Behavior Contracts Presentation

Behavior Contracts: Behavior Tour

Updated on

May 01, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - ESEA Update

This is a recorded session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. This session is provided by KSDE Early Childhood Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS) staff. 

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Day 1 Closing Comments

This a recorded session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. These are the closing comments from Day 1 provided by Vera Stroup-Rentier, KSDE Assistant Director of Early Childhood Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS). These closing comments include a discussion of inclusion of...

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - KSDE Hot Topics Presentation

This is a recorded presentation from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference. This session is the KSDE Hot Topics 

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Legislative and Fiscal Update

Record session from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference by Dale M. Dennis, KSDE Deputy Commissioner Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services and Craig Neuenswander, KSDE Director School Finance.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - College and Career Competency Framework

Recorded presentation by Dr. Amy Gaumer & Dr. Pattie Noonan, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learnign, showcasing the College and Career Competency framework.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference - Dr. Randy Watson - Kansans CAN

Recorded presentation by Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education from the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference.

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

2016 Leadership Conference - Brad Neuenswander - Projects or Passion

This is a video recording of the presentation Projects or Passion at the 2016 KSDE Summer Leadership Conference provided by Brad Neuenswander, Deputy Commissioner Division of Learning Services at the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). In this sessio...

Updated on

March 10, 2017

Topic

None

Age

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...

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

Age

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.

Updated on

December 16, 2016

Topic

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

Updated on

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

Updated on

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

Updated on

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

Updated on

November 22, 2016

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None