Getting Started

Becoming a Data Manager

You must be verified as a Data Manager in OEDS prior to having access to the Ready for Kindergarten Online System as a data manager. Once you are set up as Data Manager in OEDS, your account will be created for system access. Click below for more information.

Access the Ready for Kindergarten Online System

You will receive an email once your account is set up. Check your email. Please note the link to set your password is only active for 24 hours. Check your SPAM folders and contact the Help Desk if no message is received in the appropriate timeframe.

Data Manager Training

KRA-R Update Webinar
Wed – Oct 28, 2020
10:00a – 11:00a

This webinar is for data managers responsible for submitting KRA-R reporting data to EMIS.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive responses from the support team and program specialists from the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness. The topics will include closing down the Fall 2020 assessment window, data clean up considerations and an explanation on reporting the KRA-R data and other important topics. (60 mins)

ELA Update Webinar
Mon – Nov 02, 2020
10:00a – 11:00a

This webinar is for data managers responsible for submitting ELA reporting data to EMIS or EAS.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive responses from the support team and program specialists from the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness. The topics will include closing down the Fall 2020 assessment window, data clean up considerations and an explanation on reporting the ELA data and other important topics. (60 mins)

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Using the Bulk Loader

Adding Students and Users with the Bulk Loader (9 mins)

Adding a Students Manually (2 mins)

Managing the Assessment

Updating User Accounts

Updates must be made manually when a user’s email, name or password changes,  prior to completing any uploads in bulk using the teachers template.

Student Transfers

Internal Transfers (30 secs)

External Transfers (50 secs)

Reporting Data

Submitting Reports

The following provides information specific to reporting assessment information to the Ohio Department of Education from the Ready for Kindergarten Online System for the ELA and KRA programs.

Data Downloads Report

Accessing the Data Downloads Report  (1 min)

Additional Video Resources

KRA-R+ELA Playlist/

11 Videos

ELA Playlist

2 Videos

KRA-R Playlist

10 Videos

Contact Support

Support via our webform during normal business hours
M-F 8:00am – 4:00pm 

Telephone Support
844-K12-OHIO [844-512-6446] 
M-F 8:30am – 3:30pm