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John Carruth is the Assistant Superintendent of Special Programs and Projects for the Vail Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Carruth has worked for the Vail Unified School District for fourteen years holding several positions including the Director of Special Programs, Assistant Principal, and Special Education Teacher. Over the past seven years, Mr. Carruth has worked with a team to implement a data-based decision model that emphasizes RTI. The results include significant improvement in learning outcomes for all students on statewide assessments, as well as a 40% reduction in the number of students referred for initial placement in special education and a 50% reduction in the number of students identified as having a learning disability.
December 11, 2013 3:00 PMJoin Dr. Rebecca Sarlo as she answers your questions about establishing a multi-tier system of supports (MTSS) at the secondary level and provides specific tips for how school teams can work together to introduce and sustain MTSS. Dr. Sarlo will also offer examples to illustrate how an MTSS framework can improve the academic skills and postgraduation outcomes of students.
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October 26, 2011
Join Mendy Gomez and John Carruth in this special Talk as they respond to your questions and discuss the key role parents play in RTI implementation from parent and educator perspectives.