MTSS Writing Cohort Series: Enhancing Writing Outcomes within Tiered Systems

Tier 3 Effective Writing Practices

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Session Dates

Thursday May 23, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

During this workshop, MTSS elementary and middle school team members will examine the critical instructional design features required for tier 3 intervention. Learner profiles related to morphological/syntax-phonological-orthographic (oral and written language disabilities), phonological-orthographic (dyslexia), and orthographic-only (dysgraphia) instructional needs will be presented, and a conceptual framework for selecting tier 3 interventions will be discussed. Overall, interventions related to oral language, spelling and reading, transcription, and composition will be highlighted.




Participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 supports and services
  • List characteristics of tier 3 and the need for a continuum of technically adequate assessment measures and empirically-supported instructional methodologies
  • Develop more sophisticated data-analysis and instructional matching skills

Target Audience

Building level teams to include the following team members:
Building Principal, General Education Teacher(s), Special Education Teachers(s), School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, Reading/Writing Specialist, Parent (optional), IU TaC (required),  MTSS Coordinator

Topics Covered: Literacy

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Lana Edwards Santoro

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Jennifer Collins