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Special Education Services

The primary goal of the Special Education Services team is to provide leadership and support for exceptional learners receiving special education services throughout Kansas schools and communities.  Our web pages are designed to provide access to available documents, resources and guidelines.

Conference Materials
District Level Reports
Dispute Resolution
Fact Sheets
Family Resources
Fiscal Resources
Gifted Education Services
Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)
Kansas Special Education Process Handbook
Legal
MIS and Student Data
Notices/Forms
Reports and Collections
Resources
Sensory Losses
Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)

Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI)

Announcements

The State of Kansas has met Special Education Compliance Requirements Logo

The State of Kansas has met Special Education Compliance Requirements of the State Performance Plan for data submitted in the February 1, 2015 Annual Performance Report.

OSEP has created IDEA Part B and IDEA Part C State Profile pages. Currently, each State profile includes the most recent State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP’s response, including any required actions; a State data profile; a link to the current determination letter; the State’s Results Driven Accountability determination matrix; and other related documents.

Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY14
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile – FFY13

More Announcements and Requests for Comment

ECSETS Listserv

To receive announcements from the Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services Team, please send an email to Evelyn Alden (ealden@ksde.org) with your Name, Email Address, and Organization. Documents linked within list messages may be found here: http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=852

Special Education Conference for Special Education

Special Education Administrators' Monthly Web Meeting Schedule/Topics

The KSDE ECSETS team provides monthly communication for special education administrators. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect.   Participants will be asked to log in at http://ksde-tasn.adobeconnect.com/ks_admin-web-meeting/ to view and download materials and engage with presenters. There will be opportunities for questions and the web meeting will be recorded for future reference or for those unable to attend. Please find a schedule of dates and topics on the TASN website: http://ksdetasn.org/resources/838.

Meeting Schedule for 2016-17 Meetings begin at 9 am on Adobe Connect
August 19, 2016 (Adobe Connect) / Materials (PDF)
September 30, 2016
October 28, 2016
November 18, 2016
January 13, 2017
February 10, 2017
April 7, 2017
May 5, 2017

Additional Resources and Information

Early Childhood, Special Education, and Title Services Team

Director
Colleen Riley
criley@ksde.org


Assistant Director
Doug Boline
dboline@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Sandy Guidry
sguidry@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Kerry Haag
khaag@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Tammy Mitchell
tmitchell@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Vera Stroup-Rentier
vstroup-rentier@ksde.org

Team Pages

Main Team Page
Early Childhood
Special Education
Title Services
Announcements
Reports and Collections
Fact Sheets
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)


1-800-203-9462
(Kansas Residents Only)
or
1-785-296-7454

Problems with this page contact:
Evelyn Alden
785-296-3868
ealden@ksde.org

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