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Trauma-Informed Schools: What Educators Need to Know

Research has shown that students impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are more likely to fail a grade; score lower on standardized achievement test scores; have more receptive or expressive language difficulties; are suspended or expelled mor...

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

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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August 07, 2017

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

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...

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

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

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

5 Social and Behavioral Interventions in 1 Day

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

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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...

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August 07, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, College/Career Ready Standards

Age

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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August 07, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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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August 02, 2017

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Evidence-Based Practices

Presentation from 2017 Summer Leadership Conference

Updated on

August 01, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12)

Sustaining Effective Building Leadership Teams

Presentation from 2017 Summer Leadership Conference

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August 01, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference

2016 Kansas MTSS Math ConferenceTags: State Conference, SC

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August 01, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages