BRIGANCE Early Childhood
Kentucky's Common Kindergarten Screen
Information for 2017–2018 School Year
Unbridled Learning Kentucky Department of Education
Background Information
Full Implementation (2016–2017)
46,582 children were screened and their data entered into the OMS. Congratulations!
If you would like more information about the data gathered from 2015–2016, please visit the following website:
http://openhouse.education.ky.gov/Data
2017–2018 Implementation
Implementation Guide 2017–2018
  • For more information and updates, please refer to the KDE website and KDE email updates.
Prior Settings Data
View this helpful video on entering Prior Settings data into Infinite Campus: http://mediaportal.education.ky.gov/preschool/2013/07/common-kindergarten-screen/
Training Information
BRIGANCE
District Teacher/Staff Training
BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen training
Use this link to view the refresher webinar recording:
Kentucky's Common Kindergarten Entry Screen facilitated by Melody Cooper on March 27, 2017.
BRIGANCE Materials for District Trainers (password protected)
District trainers can access 2017–2018 training materials from this password-protected site. The password was sent to district trainers from Melody Cooper. Please contact Lauren Armour at LArmour@cainc.com if you need the password.

NOTE: The materials on this page are intended for use by Kentucky district personnel responsible for BRIGANCE training. Please do not make these materials available to others.
BRIGANCE Online Management System training
It is required that each person taking part in the implementation of the Kindergarten Screen (administrators, teachers, data entry staff, etc.) view the following training videos. Teachers and data entry staff must view videos #1–10 (approximately 1 hr., 30 min. total). Administrators must view videos #1–11 (approximately 1 hr., 40 min. total).
• Part 1: Introduction and Overview (9:23 min)
• Part 2: Accessing the KY OMS (6:19 min)
• Part 3: Entering Required Screen Data: Core Assessments (7 min)
• Part 4: Entering Required Screen Data: Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales (5:34 min)
• Part 5: Viewing the Screening Summary Report and online Data Sheet (5:30 min)
• Part 6: Group Reports (7:03 min)
• Part 7: Recommended Screens Data (4:10 min)
• Part 8: Sharing Results with Families (3:28)
• Part 9: Resources Tab (8:08)
• Part 10: 
Tips to Avoid Common Pitfalls When Entering Data (9:34)
  (NEW)
• Part 11: 
Administrator Features (7:26)
 (NEW)
Teacher/Staff Screening Tools
Revision to Supplemental Assessment: 4S (Adds and Subtracts)
Revision to Page C-49 (child page) for Supplemental Assessment: 4S (Adds and Subtracts). If you choose to use this supplemental assessment, please print and use this version of page C-49 when screening children.
Child page for subtest 4A: Visual Motor Skills
Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales
Parent Report—Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales (English)
Parent Report—Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales (Spanish)
If you are hand-scoring the Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales, please use this page to replace page 77 of the K&1 Screens III (information in the OMS is not affected).
Reading Readiness Scale
Instructional Planning
Instructional Planning Sheet Use this form to plan appropriate instruction based on screening results.
See the BRIGANCE Screen in action!
Click here to see an example of a five-year-old being screened with the Screens III.
Online Management System
  • IMPORTANT: Be sure to view all of the training videos (above, in the Training Information section) to learn how to access your log in information and to learn how to use the improved OMS!
  • To log into the OMS, click here.
BRIGANCE
Contact Information
If you have questions/comments about:
Contact:
KY Kindergarten Readiness Initiative
 
  • Timelines
  • Deadlines
  • Requirements
  • Materials


Lorrie Devers
Office of Teaching and Learning
(502) 564-7056
Lorrie.Devers@education.ky.gov
BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen
 
  • Content
  • Administration directions
  • Scoring
  • Interpreting results


Curriculum Associates
Customer Service
(800) 225-0248, option 4
info@cainc.com
BRIGANCE Online Management System
  • Technical questions/issues (such as inability to access,
    difficulties printing reports, etc.)
  • Guidance on using the features, including Observations and
    Family Connections, as well as reading/interpreting Reports
  • Timelines, deadlines, requirements for entering data into the OMS
  • Infinite Campus questions
Grace McGrane
wsupport@cainc.com
(800) 225-0248, ext. 1391

Lorrie Devers
Office of Teaching and Learning
(502) 564-7056
Lorrie.Devers@education.ky.gov


Training (of teachers)
 
  • Screen training: In-person training schedule, locations, etc.
  • OMS training
Please contact your district's “District Contact”/district trainer for dates, times, locations, and other information. If you do not know who your district contact is, check with your principal.

See above section entitled “BRIGANCE Online Management System Training” for recorded training videos.

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