Hundreds of you attended the April 2017 Symposium but may have missed some great sessions.  Browse the list below to find presentation materials shared by Symposium presenters. (And scroll to the bottom to find materials from the Fall 2016 event.)

Post-Secondary Success

Harper County Transition to Career Program
Britt Hedlund

Graduates: Where are they now? What are we going to do about it?
Tim Bumgarner, James Regier

How Teaching Social Skills Can Impact Post- Secondary Success
Beth Clavenna-Deane

KSDE Facilitated Discussion

Content Integration and Project Based Learning
Amanda Stimebaugh, Ruana Brock, Deb Hampton, Michael Carey

Collaborating With Post Secondary to Build a Strong IPS
Joni Clark-Leiker

Navigating Your National Student Clearinghouse Data
Kevin Case

Individual Plan of Study

A K-12 Approach to Implementing IPS
Steve Wyckoff, Tamara Konrade, Mike Cook

KSDE Facilitated Discussion

Implementing and IPS Advisor Model Into Your School
IPS Example
Mitchell Garrett

IPS: What Does Full Implementation Look Like
Jay Scott

IPS A to Z
Joe Ryan, Joni Clark-Leiker

Kansans Can: Differentiated Instruction Through iStation
iStation Math
Personalized Data Profiles
Tai Anderson

Student Led Conferences and Individual Plans for Study
Andy Albright

Putting It All Together

USD 460 District Improvement Framework
Ty Rhoades, Alisa Krehbiel, Greg Heinrichs, Darla Smith, Ben Proctor

Lori Jensen and DeAnne Heersche

Culturally Responsive Parent Engagement
John Montford, Maria Ortiz- Smith

STEM Focus Fridays: Imagine, Create, Innovate!
The Rural School and Community Trust: Global Teacher Fellowship
STEM Resources
Diane Jackson, Mardy Arck, Steve Mahnken, Whitney Rogers

Hot Topics in School Counseling
Kent Reed

No, Really! This Time You’re Really Going to Have to Change
Steve Wyckoff, Mike Cook, Tamara Konrade

Putting It All Together
Max Heinrichs and Students

Graduation Rates

Post school Success: What Students are Saying
Beth Clavenna-Deane, Wendy Coates

Engaging Kids in Meaningful Math: “Sum” Things That Make a “Difference”
Renee Smith, Sylvia Villa, Chrystal Watson, Kate Rebus

KSDE Facilitated Discussion

The Daily Data Quality That Impacts Our Graduation Rates
Branden Johnson

Chronic Absenteeism and How Attendance Polices Impact It
Branden Johnson

Medal of Honor + SECD = Successful Kansas Graduates
Meg Wilson, Catherine Ehlers Metcalf

Career Cruising – Developing a Plan for Implementation and Success
Jodi Grover

Social / Emotional

Creating School Families
Raquel Greer

Easy Implementation of the Kansas SECD Standards
Kristy Custer, Heidi Albin

Measuring Social Emotional Growth Using the Kansas Communities That Care Student Survey
Lisa Chaney

Growth Mindset and the SAMR Model
Jennifer Miller

Caring for Kids and Teachers at Henry Leavenworth
Kevin Lunsford, Anne-Marie Short, Sonya Penya, Ann Broeker, Cindy Scircle

Soft Skills: We’ve Got You Covered
Sydney Zalvidar

Making A Difference With Less Than a Dime
Becky McDonald and Students

Kindergarten Readiness

KSDE Facilitated Discussion

Moo’ving Beyond the Bucket Approach in Kindergarten
Jane Seward

Kindergarten Readiness: What Every Parent and Child Care Provider Needs to Know
Rachel Loersch

Transitions in Early Learning
Barb Dayal

The State of Early Learning in Kansas
Barb Dayal, Tammy Mitchell

Kansas Guide to Full Day Kindergarten
Tammy Mitchell, Shawna Jones

What Co-Teaching Looks Like in Preschool Through Grade 3: Results of Co-Teaching Evaluation
Kansas Co-Teaching
Presentation Notes
Vera Stroup-Rentier, Barb Dayal


Looking for the Fall 2016 session materials? You’re still in the right place! As we offer more trainings, conferences, and symposia, we will post those materials here as well.

  • The September 2016 symposium was a great time of sharing ideas, resources, and practical strategies. We have asked all session facilitators to help continue the conversation by posting their presentation resources online. We’ve uploaded those for you in a community Google folder. To access the online materials, follow the link below:
    September 2016 Symposium Materials