Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)

Illinois KIDS Trainings for Kindergarten Teachers for the 2015/2016 School Year

The Illinois Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS) implementation is entering its final year of planning and training! To support the momentum, the KIDS team invites teachers and administrators new to the assessment tool to register for one of the statewide, two-day trainings below. This training prepares teachers to observe, assess, document, and report on children’s development using the KIDS assessment instrument. Training dates/sites will be continuously updated. If you are interested in hosting a training, please contact Lynsay Alexander at 630-652-7420.

Register now for a KIDS implementation training near you!

REGISTER HERE!


Illinois KIDS Half-Day Administrator Trainings 2015/2016

The Illinois Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS) has successfully been implemented in many kindergarten classrooms throughout the state of Illinois. If you have not attended a two day KIDS teacher training session, you are encouraged to sign up for an administrator's workshop. District Administrators, Building Principals and Assistant Principals are encouraged to attend a half-day workshop on this statewide kindergarten assessment. During this session, administrators will be introduced to the KIDS instrument through an overview of its structure, components and data reports. Understanding the training process, the resources available and the data reports from KIDS will enable administrators to support kindergarten teachers throughout the process of implementation.

Training dates/sites will be continuously updated. If you are interested in hosting a training, please contact Lynsay Alexander at 630-652-7420.

Register now for a KIDS Administrator Training near you!

REGISTER HERE!


Illinois KIDS School & District Level Coaches Training 2015

The Illinois KIDS one-day coaching module is designed to provide the basics in individualized coaching feedback to teachers implementing the Kindergarten Individualized Development Survey (KIDS). This workshop is designed for both experienced and new teacher coaches, principals, assistant principals, district coaches, and others who have attended the two-day KIDS training and support the classroom implementation of the KIDS assessment.

The agenda will include interactive activities designed to provide instruction on:

    *The Foundations of Coaching
    *Coaching for Full Implementation of KIDS
    *The Learning and Practicing of the Four Fast Steps of Coaching
    *How to Individualize Coaching
    *Five Different Coaching Messages
    *Eight Varied Formats for Coaching
    *Dealing with Challenging Behaviors in Coaching

This training is an exciting opportunity to explore data-driven instruction techniques and technology solutions for both teachers and coaches. The day will conclude with powerful strategies for dealing with challenging adult behaviors as well as problem solving for individual site issues.

Register now for a KIDS Coach Training near you!

REGISTER HERE!

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