RTI/SLD Training of Trainers (TOT)

Toward RTI/SLD Approval: Preparation, Evidence & Execution

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Session Dates

Monday December 16, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Participants will build upon and/or acquire additional expertise in the completion of the RTI/SLD Application and associated requirements within the BSE Approval Process. Each PaTTAN site will feature an RTI/SLD approved school, who will present on their process, current practices and application for group review, analysis and discussion. In addition, participants will review PaTTAN’s MTSS Fidelity Tool: Enhancing Response to Intervention (RTI) that was designed for multi-purpose use by LEAs and consultants.

Participants will be able to:

  • Summarize federal law and rationale for RTI/SLD
  • Articulate the timeline and procedural steps associated with BSE approval process
  • Identify typical errors that LEAs make with application completion and work to actively prevent them
  • List key features associated with effective implementation of a multi-tiered system by an approved RTI/SLD school
  • Cite evidence from an exemplar RTI/SLD approved school to operationalize best practices and research in SLD identification
  • Describe how use PaTTAN’s MTSS Fidelity Tool in order to support LEAs with evaluation of fidelity of their MTSS system toward reliable and valid use of RTI within eligibility process
  • Develop action-plan using MTSS Fidelity Tool with one or more LEAs and report on process during whole group debrief

Target Audience

IU and PaTTAN Consultants, LEA Administrative Teams represented by General AND Special Education Administrators and 1 or more School Psychologists

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Jennifer Collins