Strand 2: Academic Alignment
The Strand 2 virtual training will examine the components of the academic system of support in order to better align with other systems.
In the first session, participants will review the role of the Division Leadership Team in supporting an aligned academic structure at the division and school levels, examine the process for developing an assessment inventory, and understand the selection and implementation of a universal screening system.
Intended Audience: Cohort 6 division teams and any Cohorts 1-5 division team that needs to revisit the Academic strand
- Review the responsibilities of the Division Leadership Team to align all supports within a VTSS structure. (Matrix 1B, 1C)
- Understand the process of developing an assessment inventory. (Matrix 5A)
- Review the purposes and key components of universal screeners, examine the divisions’/schools’ use of these data to improve instruction, and understand the elements of the screening process. (Matrix 5B & 5C)
- Introduce the Academic Tiered Fidelity Inventory (A-TFI) for use with schools.
In the December virtual session of Strand 2, Academic Alignment, participants will explore how the members of the Division Level Team can support school leadership to define quality instruction, identify evidence-based Tier 1 practices and develop a culturally responsive continuum of supports to meet learner needs, and to implement data meeting structures at the school and division level.
- Develop a process to create a written description of the expectations for quality Tier 1 academic instruction and a system for communicating the expectations to stakeholders. (Matrix 3A)
- Examine existing evidence-based Tier 1 practices to create a continuum of supports that is culturally responsive and is utilized to provide an instructional match to meet learner needs (Matrix 3C)
- Develop a plan for implementing Tier 1 data meeting structures at the school and division level and determine how to measure the fidelity and effectiveness of the meeting structures. (Matrix 2C)
- Relate content to the Academic Tiered Fidelity Inventory (A-TFI)
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