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Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)

Special Education, and Title Services (SETS) Team monitors federal and state programs utilizing the KIAS cycle of continuous data collection, reporting, verification, and improvement. SETS monitors to ensure both state- and district-level compliance with federal and state program requirements. To help facilitate communication between district staff and KSDE staff, each district is assigned an SETS consultant who serves as a District Contact.

2020-21 KIAS Contacts by Topic (PDF)
KIAS Login – KSDE Authenticated Applications
3-Year Monitoring Cohort List (PDF)
Emergency Safety Intervention Data Collection
Discipline Data Collection

KIAS Calendar (PDF)

Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS) Overview (PDF)

KIAS: Results-Driven Accountability

Monitoring Documents

District Corrective Action Plan (DCAP)
     District Corrective Action Plan (DCAP) Facilitation Guide (PDF)
     DCAP Example (PDF)
     Scoring Matrix for DCAP (PDF)
Individual Corrective Action (ICA)
     ICA Examples (PDF)
     Scoring Matrix for ICA (PDF)

ESEA - Title Programs

Title Self-Assessment (PDF)
Title Homepage

KIAS ESEA File Review Quick Start Guides
KIAS Quick Start Guide-Administration (PDF)
KIAS Quick Start Guide-ESEA File Review (PDF)


IDEA - Special Education

IDEA Indicators, Documents, and Resources
Kansas Special Education Process Handbook
Investigative Questions: Factors Contributing to Noncompliance (PDF)
State Performance Plan (SPP) & Annual Performance Report (APR)
Present Levels of Academic Achievement & Functional Performance (PLAAFPs) (PDF)
Documenting Frequency, Location, and Duration (PDF)
Examples of Frequency, Location, and Duration for Accommodations & Modifications (PDF)

Significant Disproportionality (SigDis) 

Significant Disproportionality FAQ (PDF)
Significant Disproportionality Policy, Practice, and Procedure Self-Assessment – Discipline (Word)
Significant Disproportionality Policy, Practice, and Procedure Self-Assessment – Identification (Word)
Significant Disproportionality Policy, Practice, and Procedure Self-Assessment – Placement (Word)

KSDE Contacts/Questions:
Placement and Identification – Kelly Steele 785-296-2050 ksteele@ksde.org
Discipline – Rachel Beech 785-296-8965 rbeech@ksde.org
Fiscal Requirements – Christy Weiler 785-296-1712 cweiler@ksde.org

File Review-IDEA Requirements, Gifted, and Fiscal

IDEA Requirements and Gifted Self-Assessment (PDF)
Fiscal File Review Self-Assessment (PDF)
IDEA and Gifted Requirements File Review 2020-21 (Cohort3) (PDF)

KIAS Quick Start Guide-IDEA Requirements and Gifted File Reviews (PDF)
File Review workshop-IDEA and Gifted File Reviews (PDF)
KIAS Quick Start Guide-Federal Fiscal File Review (PDF)

KSDE Contacts/Questions:
IDEA/Gifted File Review – Melissa Valenza, 785-296-6035, mvalenza@ksde.org
IDEA/Gifted File Review – Tiffany Hester, (785) 296-7262, thester@ksde.org
Fiscal File Review – Christy Weiler 785-296-1712 cweiler@ksde.org

For information please contact:

Stacie Martin

Laura Jurgensen

Kelly Steele

SETS Team Pages

Main Team Page
Special Education
Title Services
Fact Sheets
Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)

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Evelyn Alden

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