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Accountability, Accreditation and Assessments

Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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As systems begin scheduling their on-site visits for accreditation, the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Accreditation and Design (AD) team wanted to send out a reminder regarding the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) reporting expectations for this year. 

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Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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This year, 179 systems are going before the Accreditation Review Council (ARC) and the Kansas State Board of Education to receive an accreditation rating.

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Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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In August of 2022, the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Accreditation and Design (AD) team hosted a beginning-of-the-year kickoff for all systems. 

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Posted: Jan 12, 2023
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s Accreditation and Design (AD) team hosted its monthly Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) update, which took place via Zoom on Tuesday, Jan. 10. 

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Posted: Jan 12, 2023
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The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program is now in its fourth year of recognizing school districts for the great work taking place to help the state achieve its vision of leading the world in the success of each student. 

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Posted: Jan 5, 2023
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Author: Ann Bush

The timeline for submitting Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) documents is as follows: 

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Posted: Jan 5, 2023
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The Preschool-Aged At-Risk Approval Form for the 2023-2024 school year is now available on KSDE’s Preschool Programming Webpage, along with the 2023-2024 Preschool-Aged At-Risk Program Requirements and Assurances. 

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Posted: Jan 5, 2023
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The Educator Data Collection System (EDCS) is now accepting submissions of the Licensed Personnel Report (LPR), which includes the Spring Vacancy Report (SVR). 

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Posted: Dec 21, 2022
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Here is a review of the reporting adjustments made to Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) for the 2022-2023 school year: 

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Posted: Dec 15, 2022
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The second Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) Monthly Update took place Dec. 13, and resources from that meeting are now available on the KESA Training webpage

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Posted: Dec 8, 2022
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The second Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) Monthly Update will take place Dec. 13. 

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Posted: Dec 1, 2022
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The Accreditation Advisory Council (AAC) met Nov. 7. 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2022
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The second Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) Monthly Update will take place Dec. 13.

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Posted: Nov 30, 2022
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During the spring 2022 semester, the Kansas State Department of Education’s Accreditation and Design (AD) team held focus groups to gather input and insight from the field regarding Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA).

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Posted: Nov 10, 2022
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On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Kansas State Department of Education’s Accreditation and Design team had their monthly update. 

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Posted: Nov 3, 2022
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Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) and Discipline Data Collection are both open in the Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS) so administrators can enter incidents as they occur. 

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Posted: Sep 28, 2022
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The Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Teacher Licensure team would like to thank Kansas schools for participating in the recent educator vacancy data collection.

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Posted: Sep 8, 2022
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The Accreditation and Design team kicked off OVT new member training this past week.

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Posted: Aug 31, 2022
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) maintains that every system needs to have at least three Outside Visitation Team (OVT) members, which includes the chair. KSDE also understands that OVT spots can be difficult to fill, but anticipates that the reducation in required reporting this school year will increase individuals’ willingness to serve in these roles.

 

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Posted: Aug 31, 2022
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Thank you to all of the system leaders who participated in the first-ever Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) beginning-of-the-year kickoff in August. 

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Posted: Aug 24, 2022
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The Component Baseline Analysis (CBA) is a perception survey that was created by the KSDE Accreditation and Design team in partnership with Kansas MTSS and educational service centers.  

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Posted: Aug 24, 2022
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Systems/school districts entering year five of the Kansas Education Systems (KESA) process should report the date their year five on-site visit is scheduled.  

 

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Posted: Aug 18, 2022
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Training for Outside Visitation Team (OVT) members will be offered from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 6 and from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 8. New OVT members can choose to attend the training that works best for them. 

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Posted: Aug 18, 2022
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The Accreditation and Design team at KSDE wants to highlight your back-to-school photographs during the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) beginning of the year kick-off events on Aug. 23 and Aug. 25. 

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Posted: Aug 18, 2022
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The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) continues to update district test coordinators for WorkKeys. 

 

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Posted: Aug 9, 2022
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Author: Ann Bush

School systems entering their fifth year of Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) need to email accreditation@ksde.org as soon as possible to let the Accreditation and Design team know the date of their OVT visit for this school year.

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Posted: Aug 9, 2022
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Author: Ann Bush

Throughout the summer, the Accreditation and Design team at the Kansas State Department of Education invited a random sample of 50, year five Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) systems for one-on-one meetings to review their KESA goals and to support systems in feeling ready to complete their final year of the KESA cycle. 

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