KSDE Weekly

Upcoming Events, Trainings and Recognition



28: KSDE will host a Zoom meeting to review the steps schools can take to prepare for a successful Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot. Click here to register for the Get Ready for the 2023 Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot Zoom (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 28).

31: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in-person training appropriate for K-12 school counselors to set up 2023-2024 comprehensive school counseling program for success, Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 W. Lark Ave. in Sublette. Registration is $25 per person, which includes lunch. For more information, click here. To register for the training, click here.

31-Aug. 3: Online AP CSP and AP CSA AP Summer Institute. Register now.


2: 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m., Local Foods Culinary Workshop, Olathe, Kansas State University Olathe Campus. For more information, contact Kelly Chanay, assistant director for the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Child Nutrition and Wellness team, at kchanay@ksde.org.

2: 10 a.m., informational webinar about Stronger Connections Grant (SCG). Register for KSDE’s informational webinar at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 at https://ksde.zoom.us/j/85071853373. For grant-specific questions, email strongerconnections@ksde.org.

2: 4 p.m., KSDE and the Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS) monthly virtual professional learning community for educators in their first through third years of teaching science. Preservice teachers are also welcome to attend. Register here. For more information or questions, email Meg Richard, an education program manager for KSDE, at mrichard@ksde.org.

3: 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m., Local Foods Culinary Workshop, Garden City, Garden City High School. For more information, contact Kelly Chanay, assistant director for the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Child Nutrition and Wellness team, at kchanay@ksde.org.

3: CACFP At-Risk After-School Meals informational training via Zoom. Join at:  https://ksde.zoom.us/j/81547793233?pwd=V21jcEZnQWdpbnpHVkZQWU13Q1doQT09

8-9: Kansas State Board of Education meeting. View the live stream at https://www.ksde.org/Board/Kansas-State-Board-of-Education/Streaming-Media.

9: 1-1:45 p.m. Informational webinar on Mindfulness and School-Based Yoga: Tools for the Classroom E-Learning Course. Register for the informational webinar here.

10: The Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC) will present the live virtual course “Introduction to the Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ).” The training is designed to provide any professional working with children birth through kindergarten with a solid understanding of what the ASQ is and how to partner with families to complete developmental screenings. The training incorporates family studies, role-playing and practice with evaluation and scoring. Participants will also learn how to discuss screening results, next steps, and referrals to community resources with families. This training is from 9 a.m. to noon. Click here to register for the Aug. 10 “Introduction to the Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ)” training.

10: KSDE’s Accreditation and Design (AD) team will host the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA) kickoff meeting All superintendents and their leadership teams are invited to attend one of the two KESA kickoff meetings scheduled for 8-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. Aug. 10 via Zoom. Both Zooms can be accessed that day here.

11: Beginning today, KSDE will host a weekly “ASQ Tips and Questions Session” each Friday from noon to 1 p.m. KSDE staff members will be available to answer questions and help with the ASQ. Visit the KSDE TASN Calendar at ksdetasn.org/events to register. This series will conclude Friday, Sept. 29.

13: Last day of Sunflower Summer program.

Posted: Jul 27, 2023,
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Author: Ann Bush
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