The Illinois RtI Network provides monthly training to External Coaches of Network Participating Districts. The focus of these trainings is the acquisition and application of research-based practices to build a sustainable RtI/MTSS model. Through readings, discussion, and activities, coaches build their ability to support their District Leadership Teams and Internal Coaches. In addition to this monthly training, Lead Coaches provide technical assistance and Coaching on-site in Participating Districts.
Coaching training materials are developed according to an External Coach Meeting Scope and Sequence (2012-2013, 2013-2014). External Coach Meeting Facilitator's materials include Facilitator Notes and Agenda, Powerpoint slides, and a PDF of those slides. EC Meeting Participant Materials include a Participant Agenda, Handouts, Activities, and a Resource List.