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National PTA Parent Guides

This is a link to the National Parent Teacher Associatin (PTA) Parents' Guides to Student Success.

Updated on

May 01, 2018

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

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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May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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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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May 04, 2018

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None

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All Ages

National Parents Teacher Association (PTA) Family Engagment Tools

The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is the vehicle through which engaged parents can accomplish great things for their children and ensure their overall success. The comprehensive resources on this site can help parents get involved and stay involved. Look thro...

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June 01, 2018

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Meeting HQPD Indicators When You Have a National Presenter

This guidance document is intended to assist TASN providers in ensuring that professional development (PD) provided by national presenters meets evidence-based standards for high quality. The document includes strategies that TASN providers can use to either a) support the national presenter in m...

Updated on

March 26, 2018

Topic

Compliance/Guidance

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None

National Family Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) Website

The National Family Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) is the leading organization for family-school-community partnership memberships. Their mission is to advance high-impact policies and practices for family, school, and community engagem...

Updated on

June 01, 2018

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KLN: A New Era of School Improvement Support in Kansas

National Title I Conference

Updated on

February 01, 2018

Topic

School Improvement

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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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May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

NASP Position Statement: Grade Retention and Social Promotion

Position Statement from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) addressing grade retention and social promtion.

Updated on

May 31, 2018

Topic

Instruction

Age

All Ages

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

Updated on

June 04, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Identification of Students With Specific Learning Disabilities - NASP Position Statement

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) position statement on the identification of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD/LD).

Updated on

July 02, 2018

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA

Age

All Ages

Determination of Specific Learning Disabilities - NCLD Position Statement

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) position statement on the determination [evaluation/identification] of specific learning disabilities (SLD/LD).

Updated on

July 02, 2018

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA

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.   ...

Updated on

May 29, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, College/Career Ready Standards

Age

All Ages

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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May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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

December 05, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Personalized Learning & Students with Disabilities

This provides a link to a web page of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) addressing personalized learning and students with disabilities. 

Updated on

May 04, 2018

Topic

Instruction

Age

All Ages

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 thi...

Updated on

May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

BrainLine

BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traum...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Instruction

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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May 29, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

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

October 30, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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