Response to Intervention- Academic

Dr. Q Consulting will:
  1. Provide any teacher and administrator training associated with RtIAcademic
  2. Create a Tier 1 spreadsheet using his proprietary exemplar (unless already created)
  3. Monitor the Tier 1 spreadsheet, ensuring it is a “living” document, current and complete as much as possible at any given point in time
  4. Provide data analysis based on the Tier 1 spreadsheet (i.e. tracking trends and patterns of local assessments, comparisons between BOY, MOY, and EOY assessments, etc), including analysis of Tier 1 implementation for effectiveness and future decision-making
  5. Assist campus leadership with data analysis of state assessment in comparison with local assessment data
  6. Assist special education staff in streamlining the Tier 3 to Tier 4 process, integrating the requirements of a referral packet into the RtI-A process
  7. Assist campus leadership in creating a Parent Input form (unless the district already has one in place)
  8. Provide access to BOY, MOY, and EOY universal screeners for reading and math per grade level, K-9, as needed per campus
  9. Recommend and monitor the progress of the district’s purchased diagnostic computer-based program(s) for reading and math
  10. Meet with teachers (on-site visit) once per grading period (1-2 weeks after each grading period) to support the decision-making process of assigning students into a tier based on the latest information and to assist teachers in creating the intervention plans for students designated Tier 2 and 3,
    5 visits after each six week grading period, a 6th visit is recommended at the very end of the school year
    3 visits after each nine week grading period, a 4th visit is recommended
  11. Offer virtual meetings, webinars, etc. (as needed)
  12. Assist teachers in writing appropriate intervention plans for students placed in Tier 2 or 3
  13. Monitor and track the intervention plans for each student in Tier 2 and Tier 3, specifically the weekly or biweekly progress monitoring
  14. Support teachers in identifying and creating appropriate progress monitors for each intervention plan
  15. Provide resources, materials, and training as needed for the purpose of implementing appropriate intervention plans and progress monitoring (by teacher, campus, or district)
  16. Visit with the district webmaster to provide program updates (as needed)
  17. Assist campus PEIMS staff in designating students as receiving intervention services (per SB 1153)
  18. Assist campus/district leadership to ensure that the district board policy, mission and vision statements, and the district RtI manual are aligned
  19. Provide unlimited phone calls and email support
  20. Work with district/campus staff to complete two comprehensive needs assessment (early Fall and late Spring)
  21. Offer additional on-site training (as needed)
What the district/charter will provide Dr. Q Consulting:
  1. Access to the district’s SIS program (i.e. Skyward, TxEIS, etc.)
  2. Access to the district's local and state assessment data management system (i.e. DMAC, Eduphoria, etc.)
  3. Access to the districts RtI data tracking program (i.e. Google, DMAC, Eduphoria, Skyward, etc.)
  4. Access to PEIMS personnel and other staff relative to the RtI process
  5. Access to the district’s scope and sequence and other curriculum and instruction items, as needed (i.e. TEKS Resource, etc.)
  6. A copy of the district assessment calendar, including local assessments, universal screeners, and diagnostic testing windows
  7. Copies, books, materials, etc. as needed for professional development session provided to district employees
  1. Teachers will enter their students’ data into the Tier 1 spreadsheet
  2. The teacher providing the Tier 2 or 3 intervention will complete the intervention plans and enter the progress monitoring data points
  3. Tier 2 and Tier 3 intervention plans for students in Kindergarten do not begin until the beginning of the Spring semester.
Expected Outcomes (compared to the previous school year):
  • 20% increase of students in Tier 1
  • 10% decrease of students receiving Tier 3 supports
  • 15% decreased of students receiving Tier 2 supports
  • 10% gain on the average for STAAR/EOC scores
  • 10% gain in “Meets” expectations
  • 5% gain in “Masters” expectations
  1. One full-day RtI overview workshop to all staff or new staff to the campus/district at the beginning of the year
  2. A 6th on-site visit (six week grading period) or 4th on-site visit (nine week grading period).
Possible funding sources:
  • State Compensatory Education
  • Title I, Part A
  • Title II
  • Title IV, Part A
  • Title V, Part B
  • Special Education, specifically CEIS funds