School Psychologists as Change Agents: Data-Based Decision Making to Meet the Needs of All Students

Enhancing Decision Making in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (Focus on Literacy Data)


Session Dates

Wednesday April 14, 2021 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar


Use of Student Growth Percentiles (SGPs) to Assess the Health of Core and Supplemental Reading Instruction and Intervention and RTI
School Psychologists will learn how to use Student Growth Percentiles (SGPs) to inform the health of Tiers 1, 2 and 3 within their school’s MTSS as it relates to prevention of early reading failure, the health (fidelity) of core and supplemental reading instruction/intervention, and the use of SGPs as an RTI methodology for use with all students, including students who are thought to be exceptional. The goal of the session is to empower school psychologists to consider their role as change agents to support ALL students.


Participants will:

  • List three ways to use Student Growth Percentiles (SGPs) to support literacy programs.
  • Identify how SGPs can be used in RTI methodology to include all students' learning goals.
  • Define two ways that school psychologists can use their roles as change agents to impact the health Tiers of their schools' MTSS regarding literacy.

Target Audience

School Psychologists & Supervisors of Pupil Services

Topics Covered: School Psychology

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: Sonya Barksdale, at 717-901-2268, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Sonya Barksdale

Content Contact:

Erica Kaurudar