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KEEP 2015-2016 Preview

Watch the video previewing the all new KEEP web application coming for 2015-2016!

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Free Student, Parent and Teacher Perception Survey for use in KS Districts

The Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) is partnering with McREL International to gather student, parent and teacher perceptions of their school environments through surveys. The purpose of these surveys is to help educators throughout the state of Kansas gain deeper knowledge about student learning, classroom practices, instructional planning, and student assessments.

This survey has the potential used as a Student Growth Measure for building leaders as buildings will receive anonymous aggregate information for their building!


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2014-2015 Evaluation Handbook

Paper Forms for KEEP Process
Paper versions of the online KEEP process are helpful for showing what the various steps in the process are.  Find them on the Using Paper Forms for KEEP page. 

Student Growth Measures

For 2014-2015, all educator evaluation systems in Kansas must include multiple measures of student growth as a significant factor in the overall summary rating of educators.


5 Top Myths about Student Growth Measures and Educator Evaluations (PDF)


Learn more on the SGM webpages!


Use the online form to submit the names of the Student Growth Measures used in each building.


ESEA Flexibility Waiver - General Information
Progression for all educator evaluation systems in KS (PDF)

2014-2018 KEEP and non-KEEP Districts Timeline (PDF)

Waiver guidelines for Principle 6: 
Teacher and Principal evaluation & support systems will:

      1. Be used for continual improvement of instruction

      2. Use at least 3 performance levels

      3. Use multiple measures, including student growth as a significant factor

      4. Evaluate on a regular basis

      5. Provide clear, timely and useful feedback

      6. Be used to inform personnel decisions


2014-2015 Kansas Model for Adding Student Growth Measures to All Kansas Educator Evaluation Systems

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