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KIDS: Kindergarten Individual Development Survey

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 a KIDS training, please contact Michelle Escapa at 217-801-6566.

Register now for a KIDS Administrator Training near you!

**These workshops are free and open to any educator who would like to participate.  While the content is intended primarily for teachers and administrators in Illinois public schools, all kindergarten teachers and school administrators who would like to better understand uses of KIDS Assessment and KIDS data are also welcome to attend.  


KIDS - Second Year Results: An Overview for Administrators Webinar 

​The Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS) is an observational tool designed to improve understanding of children’s development in key areas of learning for long‐term success. (ISBE) requires all school districts and kindergarten teachers to observe an​d collect data for 14 measures across three developmental areas.

Training Dates and Locations:

​September 2019​

  • September 17, 2019 - ROE 3, Professional Development Center, 1500 W Jefferson Street, Vandalia, IL 62471​
  • September 23, 2019 - St. Clair ROE #50, 1000 S. Illinois St., Belleville, IL 62220​ 
  • September 26, 2019 - VCC, 815 N.​ Orlando Smith St., Oglesby, IL 61348

OCTOBER 2019

  • October 29th, 2019 - South Cook ISC, 253 West Joe Orr Road, Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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