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Response to Intervention (RTI) 

ESC Region 12's Response to Intervention (RtI) Support program provides professional development through training, technical assistance, and leadership to district and charter school personnel. The program is based on both federal legislation and a statewide initiative.


Technical assistance to LEAs is offered to develop a district/campus framework that addresses the needs of all students through a continuum of services which provide high-quality instruction and tiered intervention strategies aligned with individual student needs for grades K-12.



  • Needs assessment for district/campus

  • Documentation development

  • Design/Revision of RTI processes

  • Data collection and use for guiding instruction

  • Coaching support for implementation

  • Coaching support for interventionists

  • Training in processes and procedures

  • Program evaluation




The Meadows Center - Building RtI Capacity
Funded by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the goal of the Building Capacity for RtI Project is to build capacity for Texas schools to implement Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means for improving student achievement, reducing the number of students with learning difficulties, and reducing disproportionality.



Center on Response to Intervention
The Center on Response to Intervention at the American Insitutes of Research (AIR) continues the work of the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI), which AIR ran from 2007-2012 with a grant from the Office of Special Education Programs. When the Center’s federal funding ended in 2012, AIR took over upkeep and maintenance of the Center’s website and products and continues to provide support for states, districts, and schools implementing RTI.



National Center on Intensive Intervention
The National Center on Intensive Interventions (NCII) is housed at the American Institutes for Research, and works in conjunction with many of our nation's most distinguished data-based individualization (DBI) experts. It is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and is part of OSEP's Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network (TA&D).



RTI Action Network

The RTI Action Network is a program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, funded by the Cisco Foundation and in partnership with the nation's leading education associations and top RTI experts.



Intervention Central
Intervention Central hosts a comprehensive site of Response to Intervention resources. 



Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is established by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities.

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