Welcome to RTI Talks

RTI Talks are live, online discussions on Response to Intervention (RTI) featuring nationally recognized researchers and experienced implementers. During an RTI Talk, experts are available to answer questions submitted prior to the talk or during the live event.



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Recently Archived Talks

Establishing a Multi-Tier System of Supports in Secondary Schools, Part 2

January 29, 2014 3:00 PM • Rebecca Sarlo, Ph.D.

Due to popular demand, Dr. Rebecca Sarlo returned to answer more of your questions about establishing a multi-tier system of supports (MTSS) at the secondary level and provided additional tips for how school teams can work together to introduce and sustain MTSS. Dr. Sarlo also offered examples to illustrate how an MTSS framework can improve the academic skills and postgraduation outcomes of students.

Establishing a Multi-Tier System of Supports in Secondary Schools, Part 1

December 11, 2013 3:00 PM • Rebecca Sarlo, Ph.D.

Dr. Rebecca Sarlo answered your questions about establishing a multi-tier system of supports (MTSS) at the secondary level and provided specific tips for how school teams can work together to introduce and sustain MTSS. Dr. Sarlo also offered examples to illustrate how an MTSS framework can improve the academic skills and postgraduation outcomes of students.

Ensuring the Fidelity of the “I” in RtI

October 28, 2013 3:00 PM • Christina M. Marco-Fies, D.Ed.

A multi-tier system of supports that uses students’ response to intervention to determine progress and to inform instructional decisions requires that the instruction and interventions that are delivered be implemented with high degrees of fidelity to achieve meaningful student outcomes. Fidelity of implementation or “treatment integrity” is a critical element of the RtI process. Dr. Christina Marco-Fies  answered your questions about how to determine the level of treatment integrity to ensure an intervention is implemented as planned, intended, or originally designed.
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