BRIGANCE Early Childhood.

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Kentucky’s Common Kindergarten Screen Information for 2021–2022 School Year

Implementation Details

2021–2022 Implementation

Implementation Guide 2021–2022, for more information and updates, please refer to the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) website and KDE email updates.

Prior Settings Data

View this helpful video on entering Prior Settings data into Infinite Campus: MediaPortal.Education.KY.gov/Assessment-and-Accountability/2021/04/K-Screen-Early-Learning-Prior-Settings-Instructional-Video

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Training Information for District Teachers and Staff

BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen Training

Kentucky’s Common Kindergarten Entry Screen: View the refresher webinar recording.

K Screen Refresh Webcast EILA Credit Verification

BRIGANCE Materials for District Trainers (password-protected)

District trainers can access 2021–2022 training materials from this password-protected site. The password was sent to district trainers from Ben Riley. Please contact Lauren Armour 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 (OMS) Training

It is required that each person taking part in the implementation of the Kindergarten Screen (e.g., administrators, teachers, data entry staff) view the following training videos. Teachers and data entry staff must view videos #1–9 (approximately 1 hr., 10 min. total). Administrators must view videos #1–10 (approximately 1 hr., 20 min. total).

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 Pages for Visual Motor Skills Subtest

4A: Visual Motor Skills child page

Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales

Parent Report—Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales: English | 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

Teacher Report and Scoring Form—Reading Readiness Scale

Instructional Planning

Use the Instructional Planning Sheet to plan appropriate instruction based on screening results.

Online Management System (OMS)

IMPORTANT: Be sure to view all of the training videos (above, in the Training Information section) to learn how to access your login information and to learn how to use the improved OMS! Log in to the OMS.

See the BRIGANCE Screens in Action!

Five-Year-Old Toddler Screening Video Clips (11 mins)

Watch this clip to see the rapport between an examiner and a five-year-old during screening.

WATCH VIDEO

Contact Information

KY Kindergarten Readiness Initiative

If you have questions/comments about:

  • Timelines
  • Deadlines
  • Requirements
  • Materials

Ben Riley, M.Ed.
Education Academic Program Consultant
Division of Assessment and Accountability Support
Office of Assessment and Accountability
(502) 564-4394, ext. 4743

BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen

If you have questions/comments about:

  • Content
  • Administration directions
  • Scoring
  • Interpreting results

Lauren Armour
Curriculum Associates

BRIGANCE Online Management System

If you have questions/comments about:

  • 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
  • Timeliness, deadlines, requirements for entering data into the OMS
  • Infinite Campus questions

Curriculum Associates, (800) 225-0248, option 6 for Technical Support or WSupport@cainc.com

Ben Riley, M.Ed.
Education Academic Program Consultant
Division of Assessment and Accountability Support
Office of Assessment and Accountability
(502) 564-4394, ext. 4743

Training (of Teachers)

If you have questions/comments about:

  • Screen training: In-person training schedule, locations, etc.
  • OMS training

Please reach out to your district contact/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.