Integrating RtI A and B: Critical Elements and Resources. George Batsche, Ed.D. Don Kincaid, Ed.D. MTSSS: Integrating Two Evidence-Based Models to Improve the Academic and Behavior Outcomes for ALL Students. Challenging Times In Which to Educate America ’ s Children and Youth
Integrating RtI A and B:Critical Elements and Resources
George Batsche, Ed.D.
Don Kincaid, Ed.D.
Teacher presents student with grade level academic task
So, which is it…
Academic problems lead to behavior problems?
Behavior problems lead to academic problems?
Probably a combination of both
Student engages in problem behavior
Student’s academic skills do not improve
Student escapes academic task
Teacher removes academic task or removes student
The integration/combination of the two:
Multi-Tiered System of Student Supports - Inter-Project Collaborative
The collaborative vision of the Florida Problem-Solving/Response to Intervention (FL PS/RtI) and the Florida Positive Behavior Support/Response to Intervention for Behavior (FLPBS/RtI:B) Projects is to:
Effective district leadership is evidenced by teams or individuals who:
(Leithwood, 2010; Barnhardt, 2009; Crawford & Torgeson, 2007)
The mission of the Inter-Project Family and Community Engagement Workgroup is to build the capacity of families and educators to engage in collaborative, data-based problem-solving in order to support student learning within MTSSS. Communication networks will be developed to share information and products among key stakeholders in order to increase families’ awareness and understanding of PS/RtI as well as educators’ awareness and understanding of families’ role in PS/RtI. Training modules, informational videos, and tools will be developed in order to build families’ and educators’ skills in collaborative, data-based problem-solving.