Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS) is an observational tool designed to help teachers, administrators, families and policymakers better understand the developmental readiness of children entering kindergarten. Below is a calendar of professional learning opportunities for those who administer KIDS or who are interested in knowing more about it. Check back periodically for updates. If you are interested in a KIDS training but are unable to find a session near you, please contact Michelle Escapa at 217-801-6566 or
KIDS Implementation Training is now available!
The required Kindergarten Individual Development Survey Implementation Training is now available in an online course format. If you are an educator or an administrator who has not yet completed or is in need of completing the required KIDS Implementation Training, follow this link to register: Kindergarten Individual Development Survey Implementation Required Training Registration.
Please allow 1-2 business days for a training course account to be created. Once your account is ready, you will receive an email from Ed Leaders Network with information for getting started with the training course. Once you receive this email you only have 10 days to complete the training. If you do not receive an email within 1-2 business days, check your spam/junk folder. If there is no email please contact Michelle Escapa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior to beginning the course you must read the User’s Guide pages i - x in the KIDS User’s Guide and Instrument.