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KESA Guidance Document and Regulations

 

KESA Guidance Document (Updated August 2022)

The above document contains a summary of the KESA process, including the questions found in the Authenticated Application forms for Systems, OVT Chairs, and the ARC.

 

KESA Regulations 

Compliance

 

KESA  Compliance Areas & Contacts (pdf)

To achieve a rating of "accredited," systems must be in good standing with KSDE regarding all applicable state and federal statutory/regulatory requirements. Because the compliance piece is all about statutes and regulations, there is no one document. As long as your system is doing what it usually does to meet requirements, you shouldn’t need to spend a great deal of time on this piece with your leadership team. It is simply a part of KESA so that the State Board can address situations in which a system is not in compliance and is not trying to get back into compliance.

 

Foundational Structures

Foundational Structures

 

Results

Components of definition of successful high school graduate: Academic/Cognitive, Technical/Career-specific, Employability, Civic Engagement
State Board Outcomes: Social Emotional Factors measured locally, Kindergarten Readiness, Individual Plans of Study, High School Graduation, Postsecondary Success

Rose Capacities (KASB website)

Other KESA Resources

Visual of teams/committees (pdf)


Perception Surveys (CBA & Past Stakeholder Surveys)

 


Private Schools/New KESA Systems/Cognia 

Past KESA Resources - Pre-2022

‚ÄčAccreditation Rating Levels

Accredited, Conditionally Accredited, Not Accredited


Public Transparency

Systems will be required to have, on their home page, a link to their page on the Kansas Report Card (KSDE website).

Accreditation K-12 Contacts

Director of Accreditation and Design
Jay Scott
jscott@ksde.org 
785-296-6818

Assistant Director
Myron Melton
mmelton@ksde.org
785-296-8110

Coordinator
Sarah Perryman
sperryman@ksde.org
785-296-1074

Administrative Specialist
TBD

 

Accreditation Email
accreditation@ksde.org


 

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