The Administrator track is designed to help school and district administrators develop a better understanding of how KIDS data impacts their schools and/or districts. You will gain a better understanding of the KIDS submission process and how the data flows from the schools and districts to the State. In addition, you will explore resources that are available to help you resolve questions and/or problems that you may encounter when working with and/or auditing the data in the KIDS reports.
This track is designed for principals or superintendents who are responsible for signing off on student data and/or who are responsible for submitting any of the following reports: SO66, PBR, and Dropout/Graduation Summary Report. Principals and superintendents who participate in this track may or may not submit batch files to the KIDS Collection System.
Sample Certification Exercises:
- Develop specific strategies for improving data accuracy at the school and district level
- Understand the purposes of all of the KIDS Collections
- Increase awareness of the importance of data accuracy
- Utilize the tools (reports) available in KIDS to audit data
- Review the roles that different school employees play in the submission and maintenance of KIDS data
- Use KIDS help resources
- Review a sample KIDS report for accuracy
- Discuss data management strategies with your local KIDS Coordinator
- Distinguish between the Accountability School, the Funding School, and the Attendance school
- Complete a scavenger hunt to gain additional understanding of the KIDS data elements most important to Administrators
All requirements must be completed four months after starting the program.