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June 23, 2010 ACTION UPDATE

A New RTINetwork.org

The RTI Action Network announces that RTINetwork.org has been redesigned! Now all the latest information and resources on Response to Intervention are available in a format that is easier to navigate and that more directly addresses your needs through:
  • the addition of social bookmarking features,
  • more external and internal links,
  • an upgraded blog functionality, and
  • the ability to comment on selected content including articles.
Browse our new site, check out the expanded content and features, and sign-up for our newsletter so that you can continue to receive the most update-to-date information on RTI!

One-stop Shop for Checklists & Forms

As part of our Web site upgrade, we have relocated all checklists and forms featured on RTINetwork.org to one page so that you can quickly and easily find, save and print the information you need—instead of searching through the entire site. Find all these useful, free resources in one spot!
RTI & Higher Education

The RTI Action Network now highlights resources that can be used in professional preparation courses in universities across the country. The Higher Ed audience navigation page lists relevant articles and resources and is neatly categorized by searchable RTI Topics. This page will help educators in higher education settings  become more prepared to ask and answer key questions regarding RTI implementation.


Have question about Response to Intervention? We know RTI can be confusing at times, which is why we've lined up some of the most knowledgeable people to help.

Send us your RTI-related questions and one of our, experienced implementers and/or nationally renowned researchers will provide an in-depth, informative answer on the recently updated Ask the Experts page.

You can find answers to questions in the following categories: Academic Areas, Assessment, Behavior, Specialized Professionals and much more!


New Features for RTI Blog

Our upgraded RTI Blog functionality enables readers to easily access the latest posts by topic, contributor, and date. You are invited to post your reactions and thoughts on the commentary about common, emerging, or controversial issues regarding RTI. Use the new features to browse through Principal Jared Moretti's blog series, including his latest post, "Screening With No Smoke and Mirrors," which addresses how to identify students that may be in need of Tier 2 support and provides two downloadable screening tools.


NEA PD Module on RTI
The National Education Association (NEA) is pleased to announce that they will be releasing the first three sections of a new multi-module on-line professional development program entitled "Mastering RTI: A Step by Step Approach" on the NEA Academy Web site this summer. The course includes five modules: 1) an overview of RTI, 2) essential elements of RTI, 3) the collaborative team process, 4) identification of students with specific learning disabilities using RTI data and 5) RTI systems and supports. NEA gratefully acknowledges the RTI Action Network's assistance in producing this new professional development resource. Created as a joint partnership project by the NEA, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), members of these three organizations will be able to take the course at a discounted price. Visit the NEA Academy site at the end of July for more information.
RtI Innovations Conference
The RtI Innovations Conference will take place October 7-8, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Little America Hotel. The purpose of this conference is to provide innovative ideas in implementing Response to Intervention at the pre-service, building, district, and state levels. Alongside implementers nationwide, participants will be given tools, knowledge, and skills that will enable them to address the complexities of beginning and advanced implementation. Visit the conference site to register.

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