RTI Action Network. The information you need to take action, the networking you need to be successful

May 29, 2008 ACTION UPDATE
Inaugural RTI National Online Forum

Don’t miss the opportunity on Monday, June 9, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, to join our first RTI National Online Forum. Engage in a dialogue with Judy Elliott, Ann Casey, and David Prasse, three nationally recognized implementers with expertise in RTI, during this live interactive event: “Are You Ready for RTI? What Do You Need to Know, and What Do You Need to Do?” Individuals are welcome to participate on their own, or you can gather your colleagues to share this webinar and then use our follow-up questions for discussion of applications in your particular setting. Get more information on participating in the RTI National Online Forum. The recorded Forum will also be available online at a later date.

Learn About Tiered Instruction

The heart of any RTI model lies in the use of tiered instructional processes. Edward S. Shapiro, of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University, provides a detailed explanation of the multi-tiered instructional component of RTI in "Tiered Instruction and Intervention in a Response-to-Intervention Model."

Upcoming RTI Talk: RTI and Mathematics

June 19, 2008 at 1 p.m. ET

Join Amanda VanDerHeyden, a private consultant with Education Research and Consulting, Inc., and David Allsopp, Associate Professor of Special Education in the College of Education at the University of South Florida, as they answer your questions about “Implementing RTI in Mathematics” during our next RTI Talk.

Submit advance questions for the discussion now or simply join the chat live on June 19 at 1 p.m. ET.

Inaugural RTI National Online Forum Presenters

Judy Elliott
Judy Elliott

David Prasse
David Prasse

Ann Casey
Ann Casey

RTI Interview Series: Jay Engeln on RTI at the Secondary Level

What are the challenges and opportunities of implementing RTI at the secondary level? Watch the brief video featuring Jay Engeln, who currently serves as the National Association of Secondary School Principals liaison on topics related to Special Education, school reform initiatives, school/business partnerships and health/wellness policy implementation, to learn about the critical elements of successful implementation at the secondary level.
Registration now open for 2008 Innovations Conference
The 11th annual National RtI Innovations Conference “Skill Up Before You Scale Up” will be held September 11-13, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Created for implementers by implementers, Innovations focuses primarily on RTI at the school building level, giving participants the tools, knowledge, and skills they need to implement RTI. Participation in this conference will be strictly limited to 475 persons from across the country, with limits on each content strand. Visit the Innovations Conference Web site.  »
NASP Summer Conferences to Feature RTI Topics
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is hosting two summer conferences on July 21-23 in Atlantic City, NJ; and on July 28-30 in Las Vegas, NV. There will be a number of sessions addressing RTI topics including RTI at the middle school and high school levels; ensuring intervention fidelity; establishing special education eligibility using RTI methodology; and addressing reliability, validity, and fairness within an RTI framework. Visit the NASP Web site for registration and conference information. »
A Program of:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Funding By Cisco Foundation
The RTI Action Network is made possible by the generous support of Cisco Foundation.
Founding Partners:
Did you enjoy the RTI Action Update? Click here to become a FRIEND of NCLD today and help support NCLD's RTI Action Network programs.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities is listed by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All gifts made to NCLD are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Unsubscribe from receiving email, or change your email preferences.