(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.

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  • Credit Type: Professional Development

  • Credits: 6 PD Hours

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Course Objectives:

What You Will Learn
  • 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

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What You Will Learn:

Course Sections

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:

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

Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

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

Very Helpful RTI Course!

I really loved this course. It provided a great overview of the RTI process and how to manage everything from behavior, documentation, and reporting to specialists and parents. Recommend for anybody getting started with RTI or in need of a refresher.

-Primary Teacher

Professional Development Credits:


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

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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

Section 4 – Putting It All Together

Section 5 – Applying What You Have Learned

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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
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