Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

Resource Library

TASN Connects You With Over a Thousand Resources.

Start your search for webinars, trainings, documents, and more.

Search for a topic and get learning!

Vocabulary Instruction in Pre-K

This article and resources created by Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak and Dr. Teresa Brown describes the importance of explicit and implicit vocabulary instruction in preschool classrooms and provides evidence-based strategies for enhancing vocabulary instruction. In addition there is a case exampl...

Updated on

July 02, 2019

Topic

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/English Language Learners (ELL), Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Curriculum

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Social Emotional Learning in Kansas MTSS Brief

Social Emotional Learning in Kansas MTSS

Updated on

June 18, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Kansas MTSS Enrichment Brief

Teachers often report difficulty finding engaging activities to enrich students’ learning and often revert to re-teaching core content, independent study, or homework completion. As well, sometimes enrichment content is designed with gifted and talented students in mind to accelerate their learni...

Updated on

May 22, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Reading, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

MTSS Fact Sheet with Resource Information

MTSS Fact Sheet with Resource Information 

Updated on

May 20, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Reading, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Math Protocol Grades 7-12

Math Protocol Grades 7-12

Updated on

May 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

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

Differentiated Instruction Brief

Differentiated instruction is an organized way of proactively adjusting teaching and learning by teaching students at their individual skill level in order to help them achieve maximum growth as learners. This brief includes a flow chart illustrating how teachers can differentiate instruction by...

Updated on

May 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Behavior, Social, Emotional Protocol long version

Behavior, Social, Emotional Protocol long version

Updated on

April 03, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Behavior, Social, Emotional Protocol short version

Behavior, Social, Emotional Protocol short version

Updated on

April 03, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Reading Assessments Critical Elements

This document includes critical elements associated with the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports Integrated Framework (Kansas MTSS) and its process related to reading. While this document and associated Kansas MTSS reading process has been vetted by a nationally recognized reading expert, it is ...

Updated on

April 02, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

CurriculumProtocol.Reading K-6

CurriculumProtocol.Reading K-6

Updated on

April 02, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Elementary Schedule Building Activity Worksheet

Elementary Schedule Building Activity Worksheet

Updated on

April 02, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Early Literacy Instruction Brief

Early Literacy Instruction Brief

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Preschool Through Third Grade Alignment & DI: A Literature Review

Research shows that participation in a high-quality preschool can improve young children’s readiness skills for elementary school, positively influencing behavioral, social-emotional, and cognitive outcomes. Specifically, for children who may be at risk for academic challenges in early elementary...

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

Elementary (K − 6), Early Childhood (Birth − K)

CurriculumProtocol.Math K-6

CurriculumProtocol.Math K-6

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Upward Integrated Flowchart for Assessments

Upward Integrated Flowchart for Assessments

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Reading, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

PreK-12 Comprehensive Assessment Plan and Schedule (Sample)

PreK-12 Comprehensive Assessment Plan and Schedule (Sample)  This tool was adapted from tools created from the collaboration with CI3T (Comprehensive, Integrated, Three-tiered Model of Prevention) research team at the University of Kansas (Lane, K.L, Oakes, W.P., et al. 2013-2015). 

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

2017 Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework Evaluation Summary

A one-page summary highlighting some of the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) project's 2016-2017 achievements. 

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

MTSS District Coach Description

MTSS District Coach Description

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Decision Making Method

Decision Making Method

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Ensuring Fidelity of Curricula and Instruction Brief

Ensuring Fidelity of Curricula and Instruction Brief

Updated on

April 01, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages