What's New at RtI?
    The New York State Response to Intervention Technical Assistance Center (NYS RtI TAC) is pleased to announce the following 2015-16 webinar strands on topics related to RtI:

    Dialogic Reading Within a Pre-K RtI Framework
    Thursdays: January 14th, 21st, and 28th from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

    Using Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies as a Class-wide Intervention in Grades 2-6
    Mondays; October 5th, 19th, November 2nd, 16th, and 30th from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

    Implementing Collaborative Strategic Reading in Grades 4-12
    Thursdays: October 15th, 29th, November 5th, 19th and December 3rd from 4:00 – 5:15

    Webinar strands consist of a series of 3-5 webinar sessions that are provided free of charge. Please click here to access registration and content information per strand.

  • Response to Intervention Plan Template
    Section 100.2(ii), added to Part 100 of the Commissioner's Regulations, set forth minimum requirements for using an RtI process to determine a student's response to research-based intervention. One of the minimum requirements outlined requests districts to establish a plan and policies for implementing school-wide approaches and pre-referral interventions [8 NYCRR section 100.2(ii)]. The Response to Intervention Plan Template for Individual Districts and schools provides guidance for documenting your district's RtI framework and implementation process.

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  • RtI Guidance Document
    The New York State Education Department is pleased to announce the release of the document Response to Intervention: Guidance for New York State School Districts. Response to Intervention (RtI) is a multi-tiered early prevention and intervention system designed to improve outcomes for all students. It is available at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/RTI/guidance/cover.htm or NYSED RtI Guidance Document.pdf. The purpose of the guidance document is to provide information and guidance to school districts on how to design and implement an effective RtI process, including, but not limited to information regarding regulatory requirements, quality indicators, staff development, tools to assist districts in selecting a specific model and procedures for the use of RtI data in determining if a student has a learning disability. This guidance document should be used in conjunction with information available from the New York State Response to Intervention Technical Assistance Center (NYS RtI-TAC).