Staff Roles and Responsibilities


District Leaders (SU Administrator)

· Give directive for implementation of RtI K-8

· Expect improved outcomes for all students

· Support effective practices and expect accountability for all student progress

· Provide tangible support for the effort

o Training/coaching

o Technology: data for screening process, monitoring and instruction

o Meetings – Facilitate and coordinate meetings as needed

o Handbook/website as resource and support for teachers

Building Principal

· Set expectations for what should be happening with RtI

· Set a vision for the problem-solving process (Kid talk/EST/WRAPS/Special Ed Plan) - Which students get intervention and for how long?

· Ensure the use of data-based decision making

· Ensure implementation process for RtI (screening, tiered instruction, progress monitoring and follow-up)

· Ensure fidelity of program instruction

· Responsible for on-going professional development

· Evaluate effectiveness of RtI process (Is it providing the instruction that improves student outcomes?)

· Determine and allocate resources to support the teachers’ implementation of programs (time, personnel, etc.)

· Follow/implement the Department of Education (DOE) Guidelines in the CSSU Notebook

District Curriculum Coordinators and Leadership Teams

· Identify and evaluate instructional programs used in the district for tiered levels of instruction/intervention

· Identify needed scientifically researched-based interventions

· Monitor the overall progress of RtI implementation in the area of their expertise

· Provide support/training for teachers to successfully implement RtI

Participants (Teachers, Student Service and Instructional Support Staff)

· Determine and implement Tier I core curriculum/programs

· Responsible for appropriate universal benchmark screenings three times per year

· Responsible for input of data from benchmark screenings

· Review data from benchmark screenings

· Share data with teaching team to determine which students receive Tier II intervention and frequency of progress monitoring

· Plan/coordinate Tier II instruction

· Use ongoing progress monitoring data to make necessary adjustments

· Communicate student’s status with parents

· Responsible for communicating to the administration a need for additional resources to successfully meet needs of students


· Review data and discuss recommended intervention with the teacher

· Maintain an attitude of consensus building

· Collaborate with the teachers regarding any outside supports (before or after school, homework, tutoring, etc.)

Last Modified on January 28, 2011