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Kan-Dis: ESI and ESEA/IDEA

KAN-DIS is an online application that accredited schools use to provide information on individual discipline incidents and Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI). The application also generates the IDEA student discipline report and the ESEA discipline report.

Click here to access KAN-DIS through Authenticated Application

Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI)

User’s Guide: Emergency Safety Interventions Report (PDF); step-by-step instructions for completing the Emergency Safety Intervention report.
Spreadsheet to Collect Emergency Safety Intervention Data (Excel); If batch uploading ESI data; this spreadsheet must be used.
      Instructions for batch uploading ESI data using the spreadsheet (PDF)
Instructions for registering and making changes to an Authenticated Application account: necessary for entering ESI data (PDF)
Changes in Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Reporting for the 2015-16 School Year (PDF)
Emergency Safety Intervention Sample Documentation Form (external link)
ESI Resources-TASN (external link); All Emergency Safety Intervention resource documents are located on the Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) website.
Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Reporting Periods
Reporting Period
Incident Date Range Begins
Incident Date Range Ends
Submission Window Opens
Submission Window Closes
(Submit incidents of ESI that occurred on or between 6/1/2015 and 11/30/2015.)
(Submit incidents of ESI that occurred on or between 12/01/2015 and 5/31/2016.)


NCLB/IDEA Tables are due June 30 of every year.  Please note that these tables cannot be completed until your building's  End of Year Accountability (EOYA) Report is uploaded in KIDS.


KAN-DIS conference calls and Q & A sessions will be held for principals, superintendents, and other interested discipline staff at various time throughout the year. Conference call information will be announced via the KIDS listserv, Superintendents listserv, and other listservs (as appropriate).

KAN-DIS Final Report Webinar April 30, 2015

Guidance for Submitting ESEA/IDEA Reports in KAN-DIS 2013-14 This document shows the layout of the ESEA/IDEA aggregate reports used to collect discipline data along with descriptions and examples for each report.
KAN-DIS ESEA/IDEA Reset / Un-submit Request Form For districts/schools to request KSDE reset or un-submit an ESEA/IDEA report(s) for their building.
KAN-DIS User's Guide 2013-14 Contains default user settings, updated reporting requirements, and instructions for Method 1: Individual Incident Entry, Method 2: Individual Incident Import, and Method 3: Aggregtate Reporting.
KSDE Bullying Prevention 2010-2011 Fact Sheet v1.00 Contains 1) legal definition of bullying 2) KAN-DIS definitions 3) school Bullying prevention 4) KSDE resources.
Quick Start Instructions for IDEA Reporting 2013-14 How to use the IDEA Report in the KAN-DIS application. Will be incorporated into the User's Guide.
Definitions (Excel) Data elements collected in the KAN-DIS application.
NCLB & IDEA Reports - FAQ

Training 2012 (Powerpoint) A KAN-DIS overview of the reporting system.
Final Reports 12-13 (Powerpoint) A KAN-DIS ESEA/IDEA Powerpoint training presentation for 2012-2013
Live Meeting Recording - 9/2012 (wmv) A KAN-DIS overview of the reporting system.

Student Information System (SIS) Vendor Info

2014-2015 SY List of SIS Vendors for Kansas (Excel) Lists the SIS vendors in the state of Kansas.
2014-2015 SY KAN-DIS Import File Specifications (Excel) For Text File Imports. The current version is v1.00.
2012-2013 SY Incident Data Flow Diagram This diagram shows the relationships between the categories and definitions for the KAN-DIS system.
2014-2015 SY KAN-DIS Text Import File Layout Example (.txt) This is an example of a KAN-DIS Import File which results in an upload without errors based on the 2014-2015 file specs.
2014-2015 SY KAN-DIS XML Import File Layout Example (Word) This file contains the XML Schema Definition for the KAN-DIS Import File based on the 2014-2015 file specs.

Teresa White

Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI) 
Laura Jurgensen


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Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)

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