Administer the Survey

The CHKS (CSCS/CSPS) survey administration procedures are based on over twenty years of experience in school-based survey research and have been designed to minimize the burden on staff in planning and conducting the survey. To begin the process, contact your Regional Survey Center to schedule a date; determine whether to use paper surveys with answer sheets or the web-based version, discuss your survey content and any special needs you may have (e.g., use of supplementary or custom modules, or expanding the sample), and whether to use active or passive parental consent; and then complete the Memorandum of Understanding with CDE. Step-by-step guidelines are provided in the Survey Guidebook, which should be thoroughly reviewed before proceeding. In addition, the following materials, forms, and tools are available:

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