|WaKIDS Data Extension
OSPI granted an extension to finalize WaKIDS data in GOLD® based on observations collected up to October 31, 2016. All checkpoints must be finalized no later than 9pm PST on November 7th. Teachers are encouraged to complete the checkpoint as soon as possible, and avoid waiting until November 7th.
The Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) is a transition process that helps to ensure a successful start to the K-12 experience and connect the key adults in a child’s life.
- Family connection welcomes families into the Washington K-12 system as partners in their child’s education.
- Whole-child assessment helps
kindergarten teachers learn about the skills and strengths of the children in
their classrooms so they can meet the needs of each child.
- Early learning collaboration aligns practices of early learning professionals and kindergarten teachers to support smooth transitions for children.
- What is WaKIDS? (PDF) English | Spanish – a one-page document that provides an overview of this program.
- Family Brochure is an
invitation for families of students who are participating in WaKIDS this year to
get involved in the program and find out what to expect.
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