Our Services

The Center on RTI provides services on a fee for service basis to assist states, districts, and schools to successfully implement and scale-up MTSS/RTI and its components -- screening students, monitoring student progress, providing evidence-based interventions that adjust in intensity depending on a student's responsiveness, and identifying students with learning disabilities. To determine what services may be needed, staff collaboratively problem-solve with the requesting state, district, or school to (a) identify and prioritize the areas of need, and (b) select evidence-based practices that can best meet those needs. We are available to provide assistance on response to intervention (RTI) or multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) to states, districts, and schools in a number of ways:

  • One-time events or activities on MTSS/RTI or related topics
  • Short-term series of activities that facilitate the implementation of MTSS/RTI
  • Sustained, multi-year, comprehensive sets of MTSS/RTI implementation activities

We can help find evidence-based and promising practices for implementing MTSS/RTI frameworks to maximize student achievement and reduce behavior problems. Available services include on-site professional development, coaching and consultation, document review, needs assessment, and evaluation of current MTSS/RTI practices. 

On-site Professional Development

Direct, customized trainings to district or school staff on topics such as:

  • Essential components of MTSS/RTI
  • Advanced implementation issues
  • Fidelity of MTSS/RTI framework
  • Evaluation of MTSS/RTI framework
  • Instruction of diverse learners

Coaching and Consultation

Support on MTSS/RTI-related topics identified by the client. Support can be provided in person or at a distance (e.g., webinars, conference calls, online meetings). Services can also include coaching and/or consultation on facilitating the MTSS/RTI leadership team process.

Document Development and Review

Assist in the creation or review of documents for the client, such as:

  • Guidance documents or MTSS/RTI handbooks
  • Training materials
  • Intervention handbooks

Needs Assessment and Evaluation of Current Practices

  • Assist in undertaking a needs assessment of current practices prior to implementation of MTSS/RTI
  • Assist in developing an evaluation process for MTSS/RTI practices already being implemented.

Collectively, our staff has extensive experience in MTSS/RTI and technical assistance as teachers, administrators, researchers and MTSS/RTI implementers. They are accustomed to working side-by-side with key SEA and LEA administrators, MTSS/RTI leadership teams, and professional development providers to meet state and district goals. They are skilled at strategizing approaches, customizing resources, and delivering training. See our staff page for full biographical information.

We provide these services on a fee for service basis. We respond to both competitive requests for proposals and sole source contracts on a case-by-case basis. If you would like to make a request for assistance, please include information about your specific scope of work and an estimated budget so that we can respond to meet your needs. If you are interested in working with the Center, consider what your budget will allow and complete the following service request form.