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Outside Visitation Team (OVT) and Chairs

 

The KESA Guidance Document is being updated to contain a summary of the KESA process along with the latest reports that will be available in the Authenticated Application.  Additionally, new resources will be included to assist you in your accreditation journey.  

Outside Visitation Team

Training is required of all OVT members, including those who wish to serve as a Chair. To be a Chair, you must first attend OVT Member training and then attend OVT Chair training (See the "OVT Chair" section below.).

OVT Team Member Interest Survey 

OVT Member Training Schedule. (Coming soon)

List of Potential OVT Members  This list contains those trained and/or OVT Chairs who are willing to serve on a system OVT. There may be names missing on the list because of bad or undeliverable emails. KSDE is working through those. There is a longer list of names that includes those who did not want to be posted on the website. If  you are interested in that list, please email ekalas@ksde.org

Important Notice: 2019-2020 Covid-19 and KESA Information

All systems who have not yet had their 2019-2020 onsite visit are expected to have their visit no later October 31, 2020.  This visit can be virtual.

Systems scheduled for accreditation in 2019-2020 and who have not yet had their year five visit need to have this visit by early September.  The OVT Annual Report – Year Five is to be completed by September 30, 2020.  These systems are scheduled to be reviewed by the Accreditation Review Council (ARC) the first full week of October.

 

 

OVT Chairs

OVT Chair Training Schedule - See Training Page

KESA Chair Training 2018-2019 Presentation

Trained OVT Chair Candidates (Updated 4-29-19)

2018-2019 OVT Chair Training Information (bottom of the page)

Instructions for OVT Chairs to Access KESA Application

Writing the OVT Annual Summary

If, in your current position, you are not associated with a system/district, you will be required to complete the KSDE Security Training prior to approval as a user for the KESA Application. The link to the security training is: https://learning.ksde.org/login/index.php. New users will need to create an account.


OVT Annual Summary Reports

OVT Annual Summary Report forms are here under the New KESA Forms Section.

Note: The OVT Annual Summary portion of the Authenticated Application is updated with some minor changes in the questions for each year and some reshuffling of the order of those questions.  

  • Year One OVT Summary
  • Year Two OVT Summary
  • Year Three OVT Summary
  • Year Four OVT Summary
  • Year Five OVT Summary

Survey Results

 

2017-2018 Member Training Survey

2017-2018 Chair Training Survey

K-12 Accreditation Contacts

Director of Teacher Licensure & Accreditation
Mischel Miller
785-296-8010
mmiller@ksde.org

Jeannette Nobo, Assistant Director
KESA
785-296-4948
jnobo@ksde.org

Myron Melton, Coordinator
KESA 
785-296-8110
mmelton@ksde.org

John Girodat, Consultant
KESA
785-368-7356
jgirodat@ksde.org

Ed Kalas, Consultant
Professional Development,           Mentoring and KESA
785-296-2198
ekalas@ksde.org

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Accreditation Email
accreditation@ksde.org

 

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