Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Response to Intervention One District's Journey...

I will be a presenter at with professional developer, Maggie Blair in a few weeks at Molloy College’s Summer 2010 Workshop & Institute.

My presentation will focus on Response to Intervention (RtI). For those of you who are unaware of this initiative, it is predicated on a data driven instructional model.

Click here to see my RtI Overview

Molloy College
Wednesday, July 28

Response to Intervention: One District’s Journey to Effectively Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners K-4 This presentation will share the challenging journey undertaken by administration, faculty and educational consultants to develop a cohesive and effective K-4 RTI Model in a culturally and economically diverse districtwhich includes three K-3 elementary schools and one 4-5 intermediate school. The first part of the presentation will focus on structuring an RTI Model based on Dr. Stanley Deno’s Five Step, Data Based Problem Solving Model. The second part of this presentation will focus on assessments, progress monitoring and effective, studentcentered interventions that are currently utilized to meet the diverse needs of students who struggle to meet current state standards Presenter: Maggie Blair has been actively involved in the area of special education since 1974 as a teacher, staff developer, and district administrator. Currently she is an instructor in the Graduate Education Program at Molloy College and has continued to share her expertise in the field of special education as a consultant to school districts. Presenting with Maggie are several literacy coaches from the South Country UFSD Mrs. Danielle .Flaumenhaft Frank P. Long Intermediate School and Mrs. Jennifer Hayhurst Verne W. Crtiz Primary School. 

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Course Number: ELA 5300 Section A Tuition: $130

Thursday, July 28, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Suffolk Center
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