To advance kindergarten readiness, all Kansas kindergarten classrooms are utilizing a new tool to better understand students’ development. The Ages & Stages Questionnaires provide a snapshot of children’s developmental milestones. As caregivers know their children best, they complete both versions of the questionnaires. This data won’t be used to keep a child from entering kindergarten. Instead, it will help teachers build strong relationships with parents and ensure classrooms are ready to best serve incoming kindergarteners.
All kindergarten classrooms are required to administer the ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 between July 1 and September 21, 2020. All data must be submitted in ASQ Online by October 9, 2020. Each building’s existing ASQ Online Program Administrator can assign Provider log-in credentials to teachers and Program Administrator credentials to other administrators.
Visit www.agesandstages.com/ks/ for more FAQs, quick reference guides, and “how-to” videos. A fact sheet, which includes tips for sharing ASQ results with parents, is available online. Additional resources regarding the ASQ are available at www.agesandstages.com.
Key Contact Information
Tech Support for ASQ Online: 1-866-404-9853 and email: https://www.asqonline.com/support
Questions for KSDE: firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Home Page
(General information, Webinars)
Early Childhood Director
Early Childhood / Kansas Parents as Teachers Consultant
Early Childhood Special Education Consultant
Julie R. Rand
Early Childhood /State Preschool Programs Consultant
Kindergarten Readiness Coordinator
Kansas Coordinating Council on Early Childhood Developmental Services
(SICC – State Interagency Coordinating Council)
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KSDE Early Childhood Team Fact Sheet (PDF) updated 2019
Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot Fact Sheet (PDF) updated 2019
Kansas Early Learning Standards (PDF)
Kansas Early Learning Standards Toolkit (External Link)
2019 Kansas Family Engagement and Partnership Standards for Early Childhood(PDF)
Kansas Prekindergarten Guide (PDF)
Kansas Quality Network (External Link)
Kindergarten In Kansas (PDF)
Kindergarten En Kansas (Spanish Version) (PDF)
Kansas Full Day Kindergarten Guide (PDF)
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