Team Initiated Problem Solving (TIPS): Efficient and Effective Teaming

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Session Dates

Wednesday October 11, 2023 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

The Team Initiated Problem Solving (TIPS) framework can be used to run efficient and effective meetings through the application of foundational principals and a data protocol. It can be used during meetings (e.g., PBIS, RTI, MTSS) focused on data-based decision making to improve student outcomes. TIPS is applicable to varied data sources, content areas, and levels of application. Participants will learn the basics of TIPS and gain the skills to begin immediate implementation of the framework.


Participants will:

  • Describe the TIPS problem solving model.
  • Identify and describe the TIPS foundational practices.
  • Demonstrate skills utilizing data throughout the TIPS problem solving model.
  • Demonstrate use of tools to engage in evaluation of the TIPS framework.

Target Audience

Administrators, special education administrators, special education teachers, classroom teachers, school psychologist, social workers, school counselors, related service providers

Topics Covered: Behavior

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2278, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen