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Title: California Healthy Kids

California Healthy Kids California School
Survey Administration Training
  • Healthy Schools Data
  • Collection System
  • 2009/2010
  • 1-888-841-7536

Todays Highlights
  • The Websites
  • CHKS Overview
  • School Climate Survey Overview
  • Administration Process
  • Whats new!

The Website
  • The Survey
  • How do I sign up?
  • Download Surveys
  • Custom Modules
  • Overview
  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • Fee Schedule

Tools Free Workshops Guidebooks Parent
Consent Instructions PowerPoints MOU
Reports Search for CHKS reports Getting CHKS
results State National Data Report Narratives
Healthy Schools Data Collection System
  • A comprehensive health-risk and resilience data
    collection system
  • Customized to meet local needs
  • Full-service regional Technical Assistance
  • Pre Survey, Ongoing, Next Steps.
  • Mandated by CDE
  • Every 2 years (grades 5, 7, 9, 11, NT schools)
  • District, charter and private schools

CHKS Survey Versions
  • School-level version
  • Elementary (Grade 5)
  • Middle schools (Grade 7)
  • High school (Grades 9, 11, NT)
  • Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Others available via Listserv

Separate answer sheets and survey
CHKS Survey Content
  • Core Module (Required)
  • Risk Resilience
  • Demographics
  • Resilience Youth Development (external assets)
  • ATOD use, attitudes, and perceived norms
  • Violence and safety

Wording, content and length change between Grade
5 Core, MS and HS Core
CHKS Content (continued)
  • Elementary
  • Complete the Core
  • and possible 4 questions from DASM
  • Secondary
  • Complete the CORE
  • Plus any additional Modules B-H
  • B - RYDM (Resilience Youth Development -
  • C - AOD Use
  • D - Tobacco Use
  • E - Physical Health
  • F - Sexual Behavior
  • G- Custom Module (differs by school
  • H- DASM (District After-School Module)

Under Download Surveys on website
Customizing Your CHKS
  • Modify sample size or design
  • Administer annually
  • Administer pre/post to program participants
  • Add custom questions - Module G
  • Existing questions from other modules
  • Questions can be customized to suit your school
    program, etc
  • Under Custom Module on the website

Active Consent
  • MUST be used in grades below seven
  • No child can be surveyed without written
    permission from the parent
  • The challenge with active consent is ensuring
    that parents receive and return the forms to the
  • With active consent, the teacher is the key
  • Provides extra protection against surveying a
    student whose parents do not not approve

Passive Consent
  • Optional for 7th grade and above, must do active
    for 5th grade
  • Written notice is sent to parents about the
    survey, who in turn notify the school if they do
    NOT want their child to participate
  • The challenge with passive consent is ensuring
    that parents are fully notified
  • Need District Board policy
  • With passive consent, the school-level contact is
    very important

CDE Guidelines Assessing Data Representativeness
  • Minimum 70 returned consent forms (active
  • Minimum 60 useable answer sheets
  • If you sample
  • Appropriate class subject or period
  • 100 of classrooms participated
  • 100 of selected schools participate

California School Climate Survey
  • Districts MUST administer the CSCS
  • In all schools completing the student survey
  • To all certificated staff working grades 5-12
  • Especially, all personnel working the
  • areas of health, prevention, and safety
  • Encourage staff participation to at least 60

Staff participation is VOLUNTARY
  • Assess learning and teaching environment
  • Identify key barriers to learning, guide school
    improvement efforts
  • Link health/prevention programs to curriculum
  • Help close the racial/ethnic achievement gap
  • Help address the states teacher retention problem

Comparison of Staff Student Data
  • Are staff perceptions consistent with student
  • Perceived problem to school from student
    behaviors vs. what is occurring
  • Staff-student relationships vs. RYDM school asset
    and connectedness scales
  • School Safety
  • What does the CSCS tell you of factors that may
    explain student reports of low school
    environmental assets and connectedness?
  • If staff perceptions are out of line, what can
    you do to raise awareness?

Core CSCS Topics
  • Staff-student relationships
  • Student risk behaviors (staff perceptions)
  • School connectedness and external assets
  • Parental involvement
  • After School Program and Student Assistance
  • Efforts to reduce risk factors
  • Resources available to students
  • Staff and student safety

Learning Supports Module Overview
  • School services, resources, and policies related
    to student behavior, health, and overall climate.
  • Discipline enforcement
  • Extent of youth development, health, AOD,
    character ed, violence, and harassment programs
  • Resources for safety and prevention prevention
    priorities and professional development
  • School-community collaboration
  • For practitioners with health, prevention,
    safety, and counseling responsibilities

How the CSCS Works
  • Sign up for the CSCS when you sign up for the
  • Online survey given in same time frame as CHKS
  • You will receive survey instruction sheets for
    staff that include single logins and passwords
    per site
  • Logins are valid for a 30-day survey window
  • Monitor response rates and get reports online
  • CHKS Staff will help coordinators monitor
    response rates and provide feedback during the
    30-day survey window

Sample Login Page
Online Reporting
  • District coordinators go to the CSCS website _at_
  • Enter your assigned Coordinators login and
    password to access results only
  • Coordinators will access reports by
    district/school type and school level

New CSCS Reports
  • New printed reports posted on the CSCS website
  • Modeled on 2004-06 statewide report (Austin
    Bailey 2008)
  • Organized by subject matter
  • Includes narrative discussion of significance of
    survey questions

Customizing Your CSCS
  • Add custom questions
  • School improvement
  • Program evaluation (identify problems and
  • Take two surveys at once by adding another staff
    survey to the end of the CSCS
  • Modify design and analysis
  • Administer annually
  • Pre and Post tests
  • Ask for Comparison of CHKS CSCS results

First Steps for Administering the CHKS
  • Select
  • Survey modules and items
  • Dates
  • Classrooms
  • Choose a consent option Passive or Active
  • Confirm school board consent policy
  • Develop, distribute and monitor letters to
  • Make the survey available to the public (Front
    office hard copy, School website, District

Call Your Regional CHKS Center
  • Contact your CHKS Regional Coordinator
  • Submit (MOU) Memorandum of Understanding
  • Request answer sheets and materials
  • Begin District Purchase Order process
  • Answer sheets will be sent in transmittal
  • CSCS materials will be sent via mail or email

Train and Inform Staff
  • Decide teacher, staff or outside proctors
  • Review Instructions
  • Via website Tools then Instructions
  • Vary by consent type
  • Include logs for tracking consents
  • Include Proctor Script Assurance of
  • Make sure everyone is familiar with consent
    procedures and
  • all materials especially the Transmittal
  • Explain the CSCS and 30-day survey window

Conduct Survey
  • Finalize who can/cant take the survey
  • Distribute CHKS materials
  • Conduct surveys and make-ups
  • Return answer sheets (no later then June 15th)
  • Submit ASRC (Answer Sheet Return Checklist)
  • Receive district CHKS report (8weeks)

Review Responsibilities
  • Local site coordination and survey scheduling
  • Distribution, collection, tracking of parent
    consent forms
  • Printing of surveys
  • Staff training
  • Mailing of answer sheets to the local CHKS center
  • Receive, read and understand the report
  • Spread the word about the results at local level
  • Provision of data for aggregated state dataset

Basic Services Provided
  • Master copies of all materials
  • Surveys
  • Parent Consent Forms, Guidebooks, MOU
  • School, Proctor, Teacher Instructions
  • Answer sheets and classroom transmittal envelopes
  • Data Scanning, analysis, and district reports
  • Technical Assistance including
  • Phone consultation and monthly trainings
  • Survey planning and sample selection
  • Consultation on obtaining local buy-in and
    increasing return rates
  • Assistance in interpretation of survey results
    and the data reports

Basic Fees
  • CHKS 30 cents/student in the sample plan
  • This price is based on the target sample (either
    enrollment or randomized sample) NOT the
    resulting number of students taking the survey
  • CSCS Free if done online at the same time as
    the CHKS

Reports on Website
  • Since November 2005 all KEY FINDINGS have been
  • Starting November 2007 all MAIN REPORTS will be
    posted along with the KEY FINDINGS
  • Under Reports on website
  • Search for reports by county/distirct

CTAG Special Reports
  • Information from the CTAG module will enable the
    California Department of Education to
  • Collect and provide local data and support
    materials to LEAs to
  • guide their CTAG efforts and
  • Improve understanding of problem by analyzing and
    reporting on
  • CHKS/CSCS data related to CTAG statewide.
  • Districts that administer the CTAG module will
    receive a special report that displays all
    questions on the core by racial/ethnic groups.
  • A copy of the special report will be sent to the
    district coordinator, the Title I director and
    the district superintendent

Migrant Education Special Report
  • The Migrant, Indian International Education
    Office (MIIEA) requested that special CHKS and
    CSCS reports be developed and disseminated.
  • Districts will automatically receive a student
    level report that compares self-identified
    migrant students to non-migrant students.
  • Districts will also receive a CSCS report
    comparing staff and teachers who provide services
    to migrant students to staff and teachers who do
  • Special reports will be automatically sent to the
    district coordinator and the superintendent. In
    addition, these reports will be posted on the
    MIIEA website.

Special Education Special Report
  • Provides data to better understand issues
  • Meeting the needs of students with Individualized
    Education Programs (IEPs)
  • Recruiting and retaining special education
    instructors - a major barrier to meeting students
  • Districts will receive a CSCS report comparing SE
    staff with other district staff.
  • Special reports will be automatically sent to the
    district coordinator, the superintendent, and the
    SE district coordinator.