Response to Intervention. Response to Intervention. It is a General Education Initiative that can be used for all students in all grades. . Response to Intervention. Provides ALL students High Quality Instruction using Scientific, Research Based Practices
Response to Intervention
It is a General Education Initiative that can be used for all students in all grades.
Provides ALL students
High Quality Instruction using Scientific, Research Based Practices
Early Intervention for those who need it
NO MORE WAIT TO FAIL.
RTI looks different depending on school.
Early Intervening Services
Middle and High School
Clear and direct purpose
(teachers, parents and students)
Students Get the Services They Need As Soon As They Need Them
What it is not…
NCLB and IDEA Blueprint for RTI
Focus on more careful attention to attempts to Provide Quality Instruction
Special Education Eligibility has been the focus and it has diverted essential resources from intervening and meeting the needs of students.
RTI and the Law (IDEA 2004)
In the Law “Scientific, research-based intervention” is used more than 100 times
The LEA may use 15% of its funds to “develop and implement coordinated, early intervening services for students K-12 who are not currently identified as needing special education or related services but who need additional academic and behavioral support to succeed in a general education environment” [300.227]
3 Tier Model
Achieved through the School Improvement Team where they identify the school needs and understand school and program outcome data.
Delivery of a Scientifically Based Core Program that has:
If Done Well, We Expect to Meet the Needs of Most…Some Will Need More
Tier 2 is “MORE”
Tier 3 is “MOST”
Where do we begin??
A blueprint that tells us:
And outlines our short term and long term goals for
We need your input…
Good websites to reference for more information.
Lynn Terrill Walters, M.A., C.A.S.
School Psychology Specialist
(Bates, Scott and Mills High)
Office (501) 490-5831
Bates (501) 897-2171