Interview
Amy Peterson discusses research and the impact of multi-tiered systems of support in educational settings.

Interviewee

 

Amy Peterson is a researcher in the Education Program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

 

 

Interviewer

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Dr. Rod Berger is a global education media personality featured on the edCircuit, in EdTech Review India, Scholastic’s District Administrator and on RFD TV’s Rural Education Special. As an industry personality Dr. Berger has interviewed Ministers of Education, leading voices like Sir Ken Robinson, U.S. Secretary Arne Duncan, AFT President Randi Weingarten and others.

 
 

Theme

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Led by the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII); the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR); the Center on Response to Intervention at American Institutes for Research, and the National Center on Systemic Improvement (NCSI):  Almost every state is implementing, developing, or planning some form of multi-tiered system of support (e.g., response to intervention, schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports) to intervene early and to improve outcomes for struggling students. A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a decision-making framework that integrates assessment and a continuum of instruction and intervention through which educators can make meaningful connections to accomplish the common goal of raising achievement for all students (learn more).

Through events and activities developed around the Connected Educator Month (CEM) Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) theme, we will highlight work from the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII); the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR); the Center on Response to Intervention at American Institutes for Research and the National Center on Systemic Improvement (NCSI), among other resources, to support the implementation of MTSS and the essential components that make up an MTSS framework. Events will vary in focus from policies to professional development resources that are available. Check back soon to see the full list of events.

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