Summer Insitute 2012
June 5-8, 2012
Wichita State University, Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Tuesday, June 5
Title: LINKing Authentic Assessment and Early Childhood Intervention: Best Measures for Best Practices
Speaker: Stephen J. Bagnato, Ed.D., NCSP
Dr. Bagnato talks about his presentation to KITS Summer Institute
Stephen J. Bagnato, Ed.D., NCSP
Dorothy Fulton is getting an autograph on her book by Dr. Bagnato and Jennifer Grisham-Brown.
Dr. Bagnato looks over the shoulders of Taci Alpers and Heather Caswell while they are discussing how to identify examples of exemplary authentic assessment measure.
Stephanie Kramer, Therese Falls and Becky Lanier review exemplary scales and teamwork processes for reliable and valid informed opinion.
Wednesday, June 6
Title: Using Assessments for the Purpose of Program Planning
Speaker: Jennifer Grisham-Brown, Ed.D., University of Kentucky
Jennifer Grisham-Brown asked Nicole Richardson to describe her team's action plan for identifying components of tiered instruction.
Participants explore how they can incorporate learning in every aspect of a child's day.
Ka Ann Graham looks at a book by presenters Stephen Bagnato and Jennifer Grisham-Brown.
Stephanie Larson and Janie Sheldon discuss decisions about instructional priorities for the children with whom they work.
Thursday, June 7
Title: From the Baby's Point of View: Ensuring the Development of Mentally Healthy Children Through Assessment and Early Intervention
Speakers: Terrie Rose, Ph.D., LP
Terrie Rose, Ph.D., LP
Brandi Parizek asks Dr. Rose a question about her presentation.
Participant listens to other Summer Institute participants talk about the activity.
Jill Reagle stretched during a break in the presentation.
Friday, June 8
Title: Methods for Collecting and Using Information to Promote Friendships and Social Skills
Speakers: Gregory Cheatham, Ph.D. & Audra Classen, MS.E.
Gregory Cheatham and Audra Classen with props for their presentation
Nancy Guajardo and Alta Gardner are filling out forms for Summer Institute travel reimbursement.
Janie Larson is explaining a smart board to Janie Shelden and Dana Pfanenstiel.
The presenters threw a squish ball to participants. Jennifer Francois caught the ball, answered the question and then threw the squish ball to another participant. And yes, a drink was spilled!