Murfreesboro RTI & Instructionally Appropriate IEPs
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Disability Coalition on Education and the
TN Department of Education
RTI2 & Instructionally Appropriate IEPs
As of July 1, 2014, RTI² will be the problem solving model used to help identify a student with a Specific Learning Disability. This session will provide an in depth overview of Tennessee’s RTI² framework and how this problem solving model will be used to identify need for special education intervention. In addition, an overview of Instructionally Appropriate IEPs will be delivered with discussion around identified area(s) of deficit, establishing need, present levels of performance, measurable annual goals and progress monitoring.
Training will be divided into separate sessions for advocates and families.
Professionals/Service Providers: 1pm-4pm
Accommodations are available upon request.
Tie Hodack, Ed.S.
Tie Hodack is the Director of Instructional Programming for the Tennessee Department of Education, previously the Director of Data. For 4.5 years, she was a school psychologist and served on the Response to Intervention leadership team for Williamson county schools. Tie moved from Michigan 6 years ago, where she served in many roles including school psychologist, literacy coach and Response to Intervention coach.
Theresa Nicholls, Ed.S., NCSP
Theresa Nicholls is the Evaluation Services Coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Education. Theresa previously worked as a School Psychologist for Williamson County Schools where she contributed to the implementation of Response to Intervention at the school and district levels. She earned her M.S. and Ed.S. from MTSU and is nationally certified by the National Association of School Psychologists.
When & Where
Disability Coalition on Education (DCE) & TN Department of Education
Disability Coalition on Education (DCE) is a statewide alliance of families, agencies, and advocacy organizations working together to improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities in Tennessee.