MTSS Writing Series for the Tiers

Tier 3: Writing Instruction and Intervention


Session Dates

Tuesday April 05, 2022 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar


During this training, MTSS school team members will examine the tier 3 problem solving process and 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-reading, transcription, and composition will be highlighted.


Participants will be able to...

  • Define and differentiate between tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 supports and services
  • Describe characteristics of tier 3 and the need for a continuum of technically adequate assessment measures and empirically-supported instructional methodologies
  • Identify an develop more sophisticated data-analysis and instructional matching skills

Target Audience

Building Principal, General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologist, Reading/Writing Specialist, Parents, IU TaC , MTSS Coordinator 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: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Dr. Lana Edwards Santoro

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins