Response to Intervention (RtI) is...
n A research-based, tiered approach geared towards ensuring all students receive the level of support they need to be successful within the general education curriculum.
n A process to improve academic achievement and behavioral outcomes
n A process to help identify if a student truly needs special education services
n A process that utilizes data to make sound decisions about how to intervene with students and if interventions are working
n It is FLEXIBLE, FLUID, and RESPONSIVE to the student’s progress.
IT IS NOT A PROGRAM YOU SUBSCRIBE TO, BUT A PROCESS TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF ALL STUDENTS