National Center on RTI offers Webinar
On Tuesday, September 23rd from 2-3 p.m. ET the National Center on Response to Intervention is hosting a webinar on "Planning for the Implementation of RTI: Examples from the MP3 Model Demonstration Project."
This webinar will provide state education agencies with a description of the process the Monitoring the Progress of Pennsylvania's Pupils (MP3) project used to diagnose schools' readiness to implement RTI and assess their professional development needs. In addition, this webinar will discuss the professional development provided by MP3 to the schools and the initial findings of the project. Universal Design for Learning Virtual Policy Forum
Beginning October 6, 2008, participate in a Virtual Forum presented by Project Forum at the National Association for State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) in collaboration with the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) to discuss barriers to the implementation of universal design for learning (UDL) with colleagues at the federal, state, district and school levels across the nation. More information will be available at the Project Forum Web site
in late September. RTI at the High School Level
Jay Engeln, a member of the RTI Action Network
Advisory Council as the representative from the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), will be giving a presentation titled "Implementation of RTI at the High School Level — Overcoming Obstacles," at the 13th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
in Phoenix, Arizona on September 26th. Joining Engeln in the presentation will be Jill Martin, 2007 National High School Principal of the Year and currently principal at Pine Creek High School, and Brenda LeBrasse, an award winning principal now serving as Executive Director for Colorado District Eleven in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The session is being sponsored by the RTI Action Network
, NASSP, and the IDEA Partnership.