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Introduction to Response to Intervention (RTI)

Course Number:

MT135

PD Hours:

6 Hours

Credit Type:

Clock Hours, CPEs, CTLEs, Act48 Credits, Others

Content Areas:

Special Education/Needs, Lesson & Curriculum Planning, Teaching Strategies

Course Description:

(6 Hours) This course, best for educators new to the RTI model, provides an overview for how instruction in the classroom can best support a response to intervention model. The response to intervention process is reviewed, and a justification for its use in improving academic performance are outlined in this training. Differentiated instruction is explored as a fundamental component of intervention processes inside and out of the classroom.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn About the 3-Tier RTI Model & How Intervention Programs Are Used to Improve the Performance of Different Student Groups

  • Learn The Core Components of an RTI System, The Laws Regarding RTI, and The Key Members and Roles of a Successful RTI Team

  • Learn How to Collect Meaningful Data, Identify At-Risk Students, & Use Collected Data For Progress Monitoring & Reporting to Team Members & Parents

Resources Included

Course includes high-quality tools, templates, & student resources.

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Course Sections What You Will Learn

In this course, response to intervention programs (RTI) are reviewed, and a justification for their use in improving academic performance will be outlined. Differentiated instruction will be explored as a fundamental component of intervention processes inside and out of the classroom. Participants will learn how instruction in the classroom can best support a response to intervention model. We will cover:

You Will Learn:

  • The response to intervention model
  • Applications in the classroom
  • Key strategies on reporting, data management, & parent engagement

Course Guiding Questions Course Guiding Question:

What is response to intervention, why is it important for students, and how can it appropriately be implemented into my classroom?


Credits Professional Development Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 6 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.

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Approval Information About This Course for Teaching License Renewal & Continuing Education

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This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

  • Texas – CPE’s, TEA-Approved
  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
  • Nevada DOE
  • Tennessee
  • Other States As Well

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Course Sections Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – RTI Fundamentals

  • The Core Components of an RTI System
  • The Laws Regarding RTI
  • How to Create a Successful RTI Team

Section 2 – Tiered Instruction

  • The Purpose of Tiered Instruction
  • How to Utilize the Tiered Structure Effectively
  • Intervention Strategies for Each Tier

Section 3 – Data

  • How to Make Data-Driven Decisions Through:
  • Screening & Identification of At-Risk Students
  • Progress Monitoring

Resources Included Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course

The course comes with templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!

These Include:

  • Interventions Guide
  • Student RTI Summary
  • Student RTI Tracker
  • Interventions Plan Template

Register for the course Introduction to Response to Intervention (RTI) now.

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