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Coordinating Title I and Response to Intervention:
Practical Strategies that Work!
Presented by Kelly Harmon
Specifically Designed for K-6 Title I Educators, Reading Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, and Administrators. School and District teams are encouraged to attend.
Discover how Response to Intervention (RTI) can strengthen your Title I program
- Identify the role of Title I staff in designing and implementing tiered interventions in reading and math
- Incorporate the vital elements of RTI into your existing schoolwide Title I program or your Title I targeted assistance program
- Strengthen your assessment process by documenting student progress more efficiently
- Use the most effective instructional techniques in reading and math to support struggling students at all levels
- Receive an extensive resource handbook filled with the ideas and strategies to help you coordinate your Title I program with your RTI model
Practical Ideas and Strategies
Response to Intervention (RTI) is an instructional approach that provides early intervention services to struggling students. RTI focuses on providing a student with assistance when the child needs it, rather than waiting for qualification for a special program.
This outstanding seminar will provide you with an understanding of the issues involved with RTI and the implications for Title I. A successful RTI program coordinates with other services, including Title I, special education and ESL. This seminar will help all educators learn how to better coordinate services to provide effective instruction in reading and math to meet students’ needs. You will learn how RTI fits into Title I programs in both schoolwide and targeted assistance buildings.
Using her own experience and real-classroom examples, Kelly Harmon will present innovative, research-based strategies for implementing this child-centered and achievement-focused process. She will also provide you with classroom‑proven instructional strategies for working with your at-risk students. You won’t want to miss this strategy-packed day filled with useful strategies to strengthen your Title I program and help your struggling students become more successful.
Ten Key Benefits of Attending
- Practical Strategies for Coordinating Response to Intervention and Title I
How does RTI change what you are currently doing with your at-risk students? Where does Title I fit into a tiered intervention model? Ideas you can take back and implement immediately!
- Proactive Approaches for Title I and RTI to Work Together for Greater Success
Practical strategies for Title I staff and classroom teachers to work together to design and implement interventions that work for all students … How Title I staff can be a vital part of RTI and how RTI can strengthen Title I programs
- Intervene with Students Before They Fall Too Far Behind
Build an identification process and structure of support that can work with Title I … What can be done in the classroom to reach students earlier and quicker
- Maximize Your Time and Resources to Provide Quality Interventions
Organize instruction to include intensive, systematic and multi-level instruction … Ways to maximize time with Title I staff and resources
- Learn How Effective Collaboration Results in Better Instruction and Improved Student Outcomes
Practical and realistic ways to work with classroom teachers, special education teachers, reading specialists, and administrators to strengthen tiered instruction … How Title I staff can analyze and make the best use of student data
- Highly Effective Strategies for Identifying Interventions for All Tiers in Reading and Math
Help classroom teachers design guided reading and math instruction to meet the needs of struggling students in their classrooms … How to develop a plan that gives students the level of intervention they need when they need it most
- Strengthen Your Assessment Process to Effectively and Efficiently Determine the Rate of Student Growth
Find out if your interventions are working … Guidelines to determine what to do next if more interventions are necessary
- Document Student Progress Efficiently, Accurately and Fairly
Incorporate practical, easy-to-do assessment techniques that will provide data for program decisions … How Title I can be an integral part of the assessment process
- Define the Roles and Activities of the School Support Team
Create goals and objectives for working with members of the educational team in your school … Develop effective and goal-focused Student Support Teams while strengthening the effectiveness of your Title I program
- Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook filled with numerous Title I and RTI planning tools, forms, research-based instructional strategies, and ready-to-use lessons and resources
Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately
Identify the crucial components of an effective RTI model and how they fit within your Title I program
- Proactive strategies for identifying and supporting students before they fail using the RTI model
- Define the role of all staff members in Tier 1 and 2 instruction
- Ideas for supporting RTI whether you are a schoolwide or targeted assistance Title I school
- Ways to incorporate your existing Title I program and staff into RTI
- Establish criteria for high-quality instruction and student engagement in Tier 1 and 2
- Support and scaffold students by implementing and documenting accommodations matched to student needs
- Ready-to-use strategies to reach your at-risk students earlier and quicker
- Highly effective strategies for the 5 components of reading
- Timesaving ideas for gathering and analyzing academic data to develop effective student support plans
- What to do next if more interventions are needed
- Sample organizational plans for tiered interventions and the role of Title I at each level
- Using technology to motivate learners and provide additional practice
- Ready-to-go intervention lessons you can use tomorrow and/or share with classroom teachers
- Writing across the curriculum strategies to increase student achievement
- How to use a collaborative team approach to determine the most effective interventions for students
- Leave with an action plan and timeline for implementing a multi-tiered system of interventions
A Message From Your Seminar Leader
As Title I educators, we have all worked with the student who struggled, didn’t respond or who needed more than we could provide. In the past, we searched for a program to help these students; often, special education was their only hope to get intensive focused assistance. We also know the students who didn’t “make it” – who didn’t qualify for special education and continued to flounder until next year’s teacher could refer them for more testing. Response to Intervention (RTI) is an exciting strategy that states and districts may opt to use as a new way to meet students’ needs earlier and quicker.
In this seminar, I will share with you strategies for coordinating Title I with RTI as a way to get students the help they need before they fail. You may be asking these kinds of questions regarding RTI:
- How is RTI different from what I’ve been doing?
- How do I effectively use RTI techniques to meet the needs of my at‑risk students?
- What are the most effective strategies for working with an at-risk student?
- How can RTI help us strengthen our Title I program?
I will help you answer these questions and more. We will discuss the key elements in developing a model and how school teams can collaborate to make the process efficient and effective. Most importantly, I will give you strategies to organize your interventions to include intensive, systematic and multi-level instruction. We will focus on proactive interventions to support and scaffold students before they fail.
Join me for a strategy-packed, highly practical seminar that focuses on coordinating Title I with RTI to help teams of educators support students before they “fail enough.”
P.S. repared to take back practical strategies and activities you can use immediately! We will focus on proactive interventions to support and scaffold students before they fail.
Who Should Attend
Designed for K-6 educators: Title I Staff, Reading Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Special Education teachers, and Administrators. School and district teams are encouraged to attend.
Special Benefits of Attending
Extensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. Included in the handbook are:
key concepts and practices of RTI
- sample strategies of research-based interventions
- assessment techniques to provide necessary data for decisions
- ways to maximize your time with ready-to-use interventions
- ideas to include intensive, systematic and multi-level instruction
- steps for documenting student progress
Meet and Share
This seminar provides participants a great opportunity to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in coordinating a Response to Intervention model with Title I programs.
Kelly Harmon will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your program.
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