Training Opportunities and Events

Please look below for more information about upcoming events and registration information.

College and Career Readiness Standards Institute II training session will be available for English Language Arts II and Math II in Lawrence, Kansas on November 16th and 17th and Hutchinson Kansas on November 30th and December 1st.

You are required to have received certification for CCRS Institute I of one strand (ELA or Math) to be eligible for the Institute II training in the same strand.

Click HERE for more information and to register for CCRS Institute II training.

Approved Certificate-Eligible Professional Development Opportunities

The following PD opportunities have been approved by Kansas Adult Education Professional Development Council and the Associate Director of Adult Education for incentivization in addition to the approved PD listed in Measure 7.1 of the FY17 Kansas Adult Education Policy Manual.

The agency's Career and Technical Education unit produced BRING YOUR “A” GAME TO WORK Train-the-Trainer workshops. These were held at Barton Community College/August 2nd, Neosho Community College/August 9, and at the Board office in Topeka/August 11. An alternate method of participation confirmation will be used and is under development.

NEW: Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports Symposium
Since these will most likely NOT have certificates, an alternate method of participation confirmation will be used and is under development. 

  1. Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports Pre-Symposium (9/7/16) (10am-3pm)
  2. Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports Symposium - September 8, 2016

ONLY Sessions listed in table below.

NOTE: To register for the Pre-Symposium or Symposium, you need to set up a TASN account at  In the top right hand corner, you will see a LOG IN link. Click that and then click SIGN UP for new account. After answering a few short questions, you will receive an email confirming your account. Once you have confirmed your account, you can register for the symposium by clicking on the Upcoming Conference ad in the middle right side of the page under “Upcoming Conferences”.

Approved 9/8/16 MTSS Symposium Sessions (KAEPDC Approved 8/22/16) Session # Repeated 
Session #
Fact Fluency


Examining the Presence of Evidence-Based Instructional Design in Core Reading Programs A4 B4
Evidence-Based Practices and Organizational Principles Promoting Students’ Social Emotional and Academic Development A8 NA
Teaching proportional reasoning: The Role of Schema-Based Instruction (Grade Band: Middle-High School) A9 B1
Research to Reality: Kansas MTSS at the Secondary Level A13 NA
Absenteeism: Strategies for Getting Students to Stay in SchoolB2 B2 A2
Refining and Enhancing Your MTSS Implementation B3 A3
Rethinking How Social and Emotional Learning Promoted Student Success: An examination of School-Wide, Family and Community Strategies to Support Academic, Social and Emotional Learning B8 NA

Program Directors may request adding a 30-minute addendum option which would fulfill the 3-hour minimum required for incentivized funding if taking a 2.5 Hour LINCS course. Instructions to supplement 2 ½ hour LINCS course for PD certificate eligibility and the necessary form can be found here

Program Directors may submit an approval request for a PD option as acceptable for incentivized funding credit outside of those listed in Measure 7.1 of the current Kansas Adult Education Policy Manual. Instructions and the form for determining PD certificate eligibility can be found here


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