100% of funding ($1,975,000/year)
is from federal sources.

Educator Resources & Links

Websites - General

National Association of State Directors  www.nasdse.org/projects.cfm
Source of book entitled “Response to Intervention: Policy Considerations and Implementation"

Northwest Regional Comprehensive Center www.nwrel.org/nwrcc/nclb/rti.php
Provides a wide variety of RTI resources and tools

Intervention Central www.interventioncentral.org 
Source of information about tools and strategies for data collection, graphing, and intervention planning

National Center on Response to Intervention www.rti4success.org 
Funded by the US Department of Education, the Center provides technical assistance to states and districts on MTSS/RtI implementation, as well as a wide variety of resources

What Works Clearinghouse http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/ 
Supported by the US Department of Education, the Clearinghous provides a wide variety of information on MTSS/RtI

Heartland Area Education Agency http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/educators/idm/guide.html 
A source of information about instructional decision making

Michigans's Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative: Grade Level Team Tools http://miblsi.cenmi.org/MiBLSiModel/Support/GradeLevelTeam.aspx 
A source of information for evaluating the success of programs supporting all students within the specific grade and class 

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS): Staff Resources http://www.pbis.org/training/staff.aspx 
A source of staff training resources

Promising Practices http://promisingpractices.net 
Information on programs that address the needs of students with social emotional needs

Websites – Reading/Literacy

National Reading Panel www.nationalreadingpanel.org 
Source for information on the results of the research study conducted by the National Reading Panel

Florida Center for Reading Research www.fcrr.org 
Florida Center for Reading Research reports on various types of reading programs including core curricula, intervention programs, and programs that utilize technology

Oregon Reading First Center http://oregonreadingfirst.uoregon.edu 
Source of reviews of core, supplemental, and intensive reading programs based on whether the program contains designated critical elements of reading instruction

Texas Center for Reading and Language Arts www.texasreading.org 
Texas Center for Reading and Language Arts reports on various types of programs including core curricula, intervention programs, and programs that utilize technology

Center on Instruction http://centeroninstruction.org 
Resources on scientifically based instruction

Children of the Code http://childrenofthecode.org 
A resoure for reading deficiencies and learning disabilities.

Websites – Assessment/Progress Monitoring

National Center for Student Progress Monitoring http://studentprogress.org  
This site provides a review of tools to be used for student progress monitoring

Oregon Reading First Center http://dibels.uoregon.edu 
Source of information on DIBELS early literacy and reading CBM measures

AIMSweb www.aimsweb.com 
Source of information on the AIMSweb CBM system

Measured Effects http://measuredeffects.com 
Source of information to measure student growth models, including Ben Ditkowsky's "Box and Whisker" program