Regional Meeting Information

Our first-ever Southeast Kansas Regional Meeting (SKRM) will be held during the 2014 School Psychology Awareness Week.  This page will serve as the official information hub for all information related to the meeting. 

Online Registration:
General Details:
  • Date: Thursday, November 13th, 2014
  • Time: 9:00am to 11:30am.  Please arrive no earlier than 8:30am.  Lunch will be provided for anyone wishing to stay and socialize after the formal agenda is completed (lunch served around 11:30am).
  • Location: the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center (aka Greenbush) in Girard, KS.  (View map to Greenbush.)
  • Building/Room: Likely will be in room C.  Final location TBA on arrival.
  • Cost: Free!  (Even lunch is provided for free if you wish to stay past 11:30am).
  • Registration Requirements: You do not have to be a current KASP member to attend.  You don't even have to be a school psychologist to attend!  School counselors, administrators, special education teachers, school social workers, intervention specialists, school psychology practicum students, etc. are all invited.

Formal Agenda:

  • 8:30-9:00 (Arrival)
    • Please come no earlier than 8:30am, but please be ready to get started by 9:00.

  • 9:00-9:15 (Jason's Welcome Message)
    • Purpose of the regional meeting
    • KASP Updates
      • Uninterrupted Scholar's Act
      • Senate Bill 367
      • KASP.org website updates
      • KSPEP

  • 9:15-10:15 (Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses Discussion)
    • Possible Discussion Topics:
      • Are you using it as your primary method of SLD evaluations?
      • Are you following a cognitive correlates model?  Flanagan model?
      • Do all the school psychologists in your LEA use the same model?
      • How does RTI play a part in your decision making process?
      • Do you use executive functioning measures as part of your eligibility determination process?
      • Not all LEAs in our region are using PSW.  How does this impact eligibility when moving from district to district?
      • Does it matter if the process is different in Pittsburg than it is in Parsons?  How can we become more unified across the region?
    • An open forum will allow for additional discussion, the opportunity to ask questions to your colleagues, and possible solutions.

  • 10:15-10:30 (Short Break)
    • You can take a moment to answer those questions waiting for you in your email inbox!

  • 10:30-10:50 (School Psych Showcase #1)
    • Carie Hurford (Tri-County Special Education)
      • Creating a special education resource library.
      • Using research-based intervention and prevention strategies as part of the GEI process.
      • The school psychologist as a collaborator and intervention specialist.

  • 10:50-11:10 (School Psych Showcase #2)
    • Megan Robins (Tri-County Special Education)
      • The Role of the non-traditional school psychologist as consultant.
      • Working with TACT (Team Assistance for Classroom Teachers).
      • CPI Trainer and SEK Academy Roles

  • 11:10-11:30 (School Psych Showcase #3)
    • Dr. Steve Duvall (Pittsburg State University)
      • Information related to school psychology program changes at PSU.
      • Discussion of practicum student requirements.
      • Opportunity to provide feedback to PSU's training program.

  • 11:30 (Dismissal/Lunch/Table Talk)
    • Formal agenda is finished; you're free to leave.
    • Lunch will be provided for anyone who wishes to stay (and registered for a lunch)
    • Engage in informal discussions with your colleagues.