KReady System Access
Quick Answers and How To's for Teachers
Q: How do I obtain a teacher account for a professional development session?
A: To set up a teacher account for training/professional development purposes only, click this link (Contact Support) for ODE licensed programs and this link (Request Teacher Account) for any JFS programs to submit a request to the help desk team and a member of the team will follow up to provide a temporary account.
A: As a teacher, you have two options for resetting your password.
Opt 1. You can click the “Forgot Password” link on the login page and enter your login email address to receive a link to reset your password.
Opt 2. You may also submit a request to your data manager to reset your password.
Q: What do I do if I forgot my password?
A: Go to ohio.kready.org/login and select the “Forgot Password” option.
To obtain a teacher account for training, click here >> JFS Teacher Account
Q: How do I access the teacher PD in the KReady system?
A: Follow these steps to access the teacher PD:
- Log into the KReady system at http://ohio.kready.org
- Click on the green “Access Professional Development” button.
- If the button is not visible, click on the “Ready for Kindergarten logo” at the top of the window to take you to the home page where the green button is located.
- Click on the “Ready for Kindergarten Login” button. Note that you do not need to sign in again.
- If you are prompted for the PIN, please contact the SST for your region. They will be able to provide you with the Professional Development PIN.
- When asked if you would like to connect to your KReady account, select “Allow”.
- You will be taken to the “My User Dashboard”. Once there, you can select the desired program – “Kindergarten Readiness Assessment – PD Content (Ohio)” or “Early Learning Assessment Simulation and Content Assessment (OH)”.
Resources for Data Managers
Quick Answers and How To's
Q: How do I add a person to the “Assessment Data Manager – Preschool and Kindergarten” role in OEDS?
A: To set up a role in OEDS visit http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Data/Ohio-Educational-Directory-System-OEDS and follow the instructions listed in the “Assigning Roles” document. Once you are set up as Data Manager in OEDS, your information will be sent to the partner vendor for the KReady system, to create your account. You will receive an email once their process is complete. Be sure to click “watch for the email” as the link in the email. The password set option is only live for 24 hours. Check your SPAM/Junk Mail folders if you do not receive a message in the appropriate timeframe.
Q: I’m a Data Manager, and I have a teacher that has forgotten their password, what do I do?
A: Log into ohio.kready.org/login and select “Users”, next to the teacher’s name, click the green “Open” button. Select the “Support” tab and scroll to the bottom to select “Send a Password Reset Email“.
Q: Is there a log in required for the ELA?
A: Yes if you are using the KReady Online System to report scores. Data Managers will receive log in credentials from the Kready system once your role has been confirmed. Teachers will receive login information as part of their training to access the PD and the Kready system for entering student data.
There is no login needed to use the Bridge Form.
Q: How can I obtain access to the KRA system as a data manager?
A: You must be identified as a Data Manager in OEDS prior to having access to the KRA system as a data manager. Once you are set up as Data Manager in OEDS, your information is then sent to Johns Hopkins University to create your account.
You will receive an email once the account is ready. Be sure to watch for the email as the link in the email to set your password is only live for 24 hours. Check SPAM folders if no message is received in the appropriate timeframe.
You may contact the Ohio K12 Help team 24/7 by submitting a request using this form.
Requests received outside normal business hours of 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday, will be responded to the next business day.
Ohio K12 Help telephone hours are 9:00am – 3:00pm, Monday – Friday.