Presentation on theme: "Response to Intervention (RtI) A Brief Introduction to NH ’ s RtI Framework for the State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students with Disabilities."— Presentation transcript:
Response to Intervention (RtI) A Brief Introduction to NH ’ s RtI Framework for the State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students with Disabilities January 6, 2010
New Hampshire is committed to the educational success of all students.
In that spirit, the NH RTI Task Force was formed in January 2008.
The goal of the Task Force is to provide leadership for NH school districts through development of a state framework, available for use by all districts, and that supports the understanding and effective implementation of an RtI system to benefit all NH children.
In order to reach ALL students, it is necessary to reach EVERY student.
RTI – Guiding Principles* 1.ALL students are part of ONE proactive educational system 2.Use scientific, research-based instruction 3.Use instructionally relevant assessments 4.Use a problem-solving method to make decisions based on a continuum of students needs 5.Data are used to guide instructional decisions 6.Quality professional development supports effective instruction for all students 7.Leadership is vital * Adapted from Heartland (Iowa) AEA
NH RTI Task Force Work to date Began its work in 2007 (Arlington, VA) Completed the Interactive Guide in 2009 Offered RTI Leadership training in July 2009 (Cohort 1) Collaborated with NHSAA/Best Practices Conference Developing 5 year Strategic Plan (final draft) Next Steps Ongoing PD support for RTI Leadership Ongoing support for new and existing RTI initiatives – Cohort I - April 2010 – Cohort II - July 2010 Future PD to be determined based on needs
For more information: AN INTERACTIVE GUIDE TO RTI IN NEW HAMPSHIRE http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/programs/documents/INTERACT IVEGUIDETORTI-NH.pdf