Program 2011 by 3UJX12



Implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (RtI) for
              District and Building Teams

                       Sponsored by:

        Center for Student Success
             UC School Psychology Program

                       June 16, 2011
                Oasis Conference Center
              902 Loveland-Miamiville Road
                   Loveland, OH 45140
                                                  CENTER FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
About the Center:
The Center for Student Success is affiliated with the School Psychology Program at the University of Cincinnati. The Program has been
recognized for linking research and practice, training in innovative approaches, and supporting schools and educational agencies in
implementation of effective practices.

The mission of the Center is to provide support and resources for schools, educators, and families for effective, research-based practices
to promote positive outcomes for all students. A specific focus of the Center is supporting learning and implementation of effective,
comprehensive systems of instruction and intervention (within a response to intervention framework).

Center Goals:
     Provide learning opportunities and professional development on effective, research-based practices
     Serve as a resource for schools, educators, and educational agencies, by providing resource materials, tools for
        implementation, and research-based strategies
     Provide technical assistance for implementation
     Conduct research on effective practices and provide evaluation expertise on methods to evaluate school-level practices and
     Provide opportunities for networking and sharing of exemplars of effective practices

Center Personnel:
Dr. Janet Graden, Co-Director, Professor, School Psychology
Dr. Rita Poth, Co-Director, Academic Director
Dr. David Barnett, Professor, School Psychology
Dr. Renee Hawkins, Assistant Professor, School Psychology
Dr. Ed Lentz, Professor, School Psychology
Dr. Julie Morrison, Assistant Professor, School Psychology
Dani Peterson, Associate Director, School of Human Services

Advisory Board:

 Ken Baker             Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators

 David Barnett         University of Cincinnati

 Anne Bauer            University of Cincinnati

 Susan Bunte           Cincinnati Public Schools

 Renee Hawkins         University of Cincinnati

 Tanya Ihlo            Nebraska Center on Research on Youth, Families & Schools - University of Nebraska

 Alicia Lateer-Huhn    Hamilton County Educational Services Center

 Ed Lentz              University of Cincinnati

 Dana Marolt           North Olmstead City Schools

 Margie McGlinchey     Michigan Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative

 Julie Morrison        University of Cincinnati

 Amy Murdoch           College of Mt. St. Joseph

 Barbara Murphy        Ohio Department of Education

 David Prasse          Loyola University, Chicago IL

 John Rocchi           Muskingum Valley Educational Services Center, State Support Team Region 12

 Helene Stacho         Education Service Center of Central Ohio

 Stephanie Stollar     Dynamic Measurement Group

 David Tilly           Heartland Area Education Agency, Des Moines, IA

 Markay Winston        Cincinnati Public Schools

 Matt Wissman          Fairfield Freshman School
                                           INSTITUTE OBJECTIVES

District and building teams will:

          initiate implementation of MTSS (RtI) components
          design and implement a continued learning plan for the academic year 2011-12
          establish membership in a regional collaborative with the Center for Student
           Success for networking, resource sharing and building an online learning

                                      FEATURED SPEAKERS
Wendy Robinson, Assistant Director of Learning Development & Support, Heartland AEA, Des Moines, IA

Tanya Ihlo, PhD, Project Manager, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools at the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                                               INSTITUTE OVERVIEW
                                                    June 16, 2011

    7:30 – 8:30     Registration & Breakfast

    8:30 – 9:15     Keynote Presentations: Tanya Ihlo, Wendy Robinson, Janet Graden

    9:15 – 9:45     Guidelines for Team Activities: Rita Poth, Janet Graden

    9:45 – 10:00    Break - refreshments

    10:00 – 11:00   General Session: “Must-Have Fundamentals for MTSS (RtI)” - Tanya Ihlo

    11:00 – 12:00   Teams Working

    12:00 – 1:00    Lunch – Taco, Fajita & Ensalada Bar

    1:00 – 2:00     Topic Breakouts

    2:00 – 2:45     Teams Working

    2:45 – 3:30     Topic Breakouts

    3:30 – 3:45     Break - Gourmet Frangelica Berry & Turtle Cupcakes, cookies & refreshments

    3:45 – 4:30     General Session: Guide for Next Steps - Rita Poth, Janet Graden

    4:30            Institute Adjourned
                                  TOPIC SESSIONS

8:30 – 9:15
Acacia Ballroom   Keynote: MTSS (RtI): Where are we now, where are we going and why?
                  Tanya Ihlo, Wendy Robinson, Janet Graden

9:15 – 9:45
Acacia Ballroom   Guidelines for Team Activities: Rita Poth, Janet Graden

10:00 – 11:00
Acacia Ballroom   General Session: “Must-Have Fundamentals for MTSS (RtI)” - Tanya Ihlo

1:00 – 2:00
Sandalwood A      Databased Decision Making/Collaborative Problem Solving – Alicia Lateer-Huhn

Sandalwood B      Curriculum & Instruction Across the Tiers - Wendy Robinson

Sandalwood C      Positive School Climate – Marie Kobayashi
                  Positive Behavior Supports – Karen Stine

2:45 – 3:30
Sandalwood A      Leadership and Systems Problem Solving – Tanya Ihlo

Sandalwood B      Literacy Across the Tiers – Wendy Robinson

Sandalwood C      Coaches Breakout – Rita Poth, Janet Graden

3:45 – 4:30
Acacia Ballroom   Putting It All Together, next steps and adjourn – Rita Poth, Janet Graden
Facilitators/Presenters   Agency/District                  Title                             Email
                          Muskingum Valley Educational
T.C. Chappelear           Service Center                   School Improvement Coordinator
                          Muskingum Valley Educational
Holly Hall                Service Center                   SST EC Coordinator      
                          Nebraska Center for Research
                          on Children, Youth, Families &
                          Schools at the University of
Tanya Ihlo                                                 Project Manager         

Marie Kobayashi           Cincinnati Public Schools        ESL/Foreign Language Manager
                          Hamilton County Educational
Alicia Lateer-Huhn        Service Center                   SST Educational Consultant
                          Muskingum Valley Educational
Caren McCoy               Service Center                   SST Special Ed Consultant
                          Muskingum Valley Educational
Brad McFadden             Service Center                   Secondary Transition Specialist
                                                           Assistant Director of Learning
Wendy Robinson            Heartland AEA                    Development & Support   
                          Muskingum Valley Educational
John Rocchi               Service Center                   SST Special ED Coordinator
                          Hamilton County Educational
Karen Stine               Service Center                   SST Educational Consultant
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