Presentations

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2014
Florida Council for Exceptional Children (October 16, 2014)
Designing Effective Interventions in Reading and Math for Students With the Most Intensive Needs (Amber Brundage, Pam Sudduth, Shelby Robertson, Jason Maitland) .pdf
Florida's Administrators Management Meeting (September 9 – 11, 2014)

The Use of Early Warning Systems to Promote Success for All Students (Amber Brundage)

  • Freshman Year: The Make-it or Break-it Year (.pdf)
  • Reflections Journal (.pdf)
  • Sample Guiding Questions for EWS Data (.pdf)
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PAEC Leadership Conference (July 17, 2014)

Infrastructure Necessary for Effective Instruction and Intervention within an MTSS (Shelby Robertson, Pam Sudduth)

  • Data-Based Individualization: A Framework for Intensive Intervention (.pdf)
  • Decision Rules Matrix (.pdf)
  • Fidelity of Implementation (.pdf)
  • Guiding Questions and Reflections (.docx)
  • Guiding Questions for Tier 3 Intervention Planning (.pdf)
  • Guiding Tools for Instructional Problem Solving (.pdf)
  • Intensive Intervention Infrastructure (.pdf)
  • MTSS Implementation Components: Ensuring common language and understanding (Q & A) (.pdf)
  • Resource Mapping to Effectively Implement an MTSS (.docx)
  • What Is Special about Special Education? Specially Designed Instruction for Students with Disabilities within a Multi-tiered System of Supports (.pdf)
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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention (February18-21, 2014)

A Brief History of Problem Solving — Why It Matters! (Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman)

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Developing a School-Level Tool to Monitor Implementation of MTSS (Kevin Stockslager, José Castillo, Amber Brundage, Karen Childs, Natalie Romer) .pdf

Developing MTSS Capacity: Integrating Leadership, Coaching, and Data-Use Skills (Amanda March, Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman)

Resources:
  • Problem-Solving Worksheet (.pdf)
  • Reflections Journal (.pdf)
  • Leadership Innovation Configuration (IC) Map (.pdf)
  • Systems Coaching Innovation Configuration (IC) Map (.pdf)
  • Small Group Planning & Problem-Solving Process Overview(.pdf)

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Merging PBS & RtI: Florida’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports Project (George Batsche, José Castillo, Clark Dorman, Brian Gaunt, Beth Hardcastle, Kelly Justice, Amanda March, Devon Minch, Kevin Stockslager)

Resources:
  • Introduction
  • Reflections Journal (.pdf)
  • MTSS Implementation Components (.pdf)
  • Data-Based Problem Solving
  • Problem-Solving Crosswalk (.pdf)
  • A Model for Addressing Systems Level Change: Small Group Planning & Problem-Solving Overview (.pdf)
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Innovation Configuration (.pdf)
  • Louis K. S., Leithwood K., Wahlstrom K. L., Anderson S. E. (2010). Investigating the links to improved student learning: Final report of research findings.  (.pdf)
  • Systems Coaching
  • Systems Coaching: A Model for Building Capacity (.pdf)
  • Systems Coaching Innovation Configuration (.pdf)
  • Evaluation
  • Florida PS/RtI Project Evaluation
  • Florida’s PBS:MTSS Project Evaluation
  • Family and Community Engagement (FACE)
  • Florida MTSS Parent Resources
  • Family Engagement in RtI/MTSS Survey: Educator Version (FERS:E) (.pdf)
  • Family Engagement in RtI/MTSS Survey: Family Version (FERS:F) (.pdf)
  • Early Childhood
  • Frameworks for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood: Description and Implications (.pdf)
  • Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children
  • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learners
  • District-Level Support
  • Curtis, M.J., Castillo, J.M., & Cohen, R.M. (2008). Best practices in system-level change. In A. Thomas, & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology V (pp. 887-902). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. (Cannot post a copy of this resource online as it is copyrighted.)
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2013
Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) 10th Annual International Conference on Positive Behavior Support (March 2013)
Merging Academic & Behavior Instruction: Critical Elements to Facilitate Statewide MTSS Capacity (Amanda March, Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman) .pptx

Plan for Change! Meaningful District & School Improvement Through Effective Leadership & Coaching (Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman, Amanda March)

Handouts:
  • Reflection Journal (.pdf)
  • Adapted MTSS P&PS Worksheet (.pdf)
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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention (February12-15, 2013)

Facilitating PS/RtI Capacity: Tools, Skills, and Strategies for Practitioners (Amanda March, Amber Brundage, Clark Dorman, José Castillo, Kevin Stockslager)

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2012
Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) 9th Annual International Conference on Positive Behavior Support (March 2012)
Coaching for Capacity: Integrating Academics & Behavior into an Applied Model (Clark Dorman, Brian Gaunt, Amanda March) .pptx

Engaging in a Practical & Reciprocal Relationship Between Effective Leadership & Coaching (Brian Gaunt, Clark Dorman, Amanda March)

Handouts:
  • APBS Workshop Guiding Questions (.pdf)
  • Planning and Problem-Solving Worksheet (.pdf)
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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention (February 21-24, 2012)

The Relationship Between Coaching and Successful Response to Intervention (RtI) Implementation (Amanda March)

Handout:
  • Data Collection, Entry, and Analysis Rubric (.pdf)
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2011
Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (November 1-5, 2011)

Systematic Evaluation Model to Ensure the Integrity of MTSS Implementation in Florida (Kevin Stockslager, Kelly Justice, Beth Hardcastle)

Handouts:
  • Mock Small-Group Problem Solving (.pdf)
  • Beliefs Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Practices Survey (.pdf)
  • Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Evaluation Tool Technical Assistance Manual (.pdf)
  • Sample Program Evaluation Model (.pdf)
  • Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation, SAPSI (.pdf)
  • Tiers I and II Critical Components Checklist (.pdf)
Links to Recorded Session Videos:
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Leadership Institute on Developing a Multi-Tiered System of Student Supports, Innisbrook (June 22-24, 2011)
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2010
Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (November 2-6, 2010)
The Relationship Between Systematic Professional Development and Educators’ Beliefs and Perceived RtI Skills: Preliminary Findings (José Castillo) .pptx .pdf
2009
Florida Charter School Conference (November 17, 2009)
Statewide Implementation of Problem-Solving/Response to Intervention: The Florida Story (Clark Dorman) .ppt .pdf
Teacher Education Division Conference — Charlotte, NC (November 13, 2009)
Teacher Preparation in Changing Times: Fostering Partnerships Between Special and General Education (George M. Batsche) .ppt .pdf
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 2009 Annual Convention (February 24–28, 2009)

Facilitating Implementation of PS/RtI Using Systems Change Principles (Michael J. Curtis, Rachel Cohen, José Castillo)

Handouts:
  • Beliefs Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of RtI Skills Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Practices Survey (.pdf)
  • School Personnel Satisfaction (.pdf)
  • Coaching Evaluation (.pdf)
  • School Level Data Review Worksheet (.pdf)
  • Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation (SAPSI) (.pdf)
  • Small Group Planning and Problem Solving (.pdf)
Please note: Training in administration and scoring procedures is essential for proper use of the following instruments.
  • Tier I & II Critical Components Checklist (.pdf)
  • Tier I & II Observation Checklistlist (.pdf)
  • Problem-Solving Team Checklist — Initial Version (.pdf)
  • Problem-Solving Team Checklist — Follow-Up Version (.pdf)
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Problem Solving and Response to Intervention: Scaling Up Implementation (Beth Hardcastle, Kelly Justice, Brian Gaunt, Decia Dixon, Amanda March, José Castillo, Clark Dorman, George Batsche, Mike Curtis)

Handouts:
  • Beliefs Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of RtI Skills Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Practices Survey (.pdf)
  • School Personnel Satisfaction (.pdf)
  • Coaching Evaluation (.pdf)
  • School Level Data Review Worksheet (.pdf)
  • Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation (SAPSI) (.pdf)
Please note: Training in administration and scoring procedures is essential for proper use of the following instruments.
  • Tier I & II Critical Components Checklist (.pdf)
  • Tier I & II Observation Checklistlist (.pdf)
  • Problem-Solving Team Checklist — Initial Version (.pdf)
  • Problem-Solving Team Checklist — Follow-Up Version (.pdf)
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Response to Intervention: Scaling Up an Every Ed Initiative (George Batsche)

Handouts:
  • Beliefs Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of RtI Skills Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Practices Survey (.pdf)
  • Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation (SAPSI) (.pdf)
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2008
Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP) Annual Conference (October 29 – 31, 2008)
Building Consensus: The First Step in Implementing PS/RtI (JC Smith, Susan Forde, Alana Lopez) .ppt .pdf
Do Florida’s School Personnel Have the Skills Necessary to Implement Response to Intervention? (Joshua Nadeau, Amanda March) .ppt .pdf
Implementing and Sustaining Problem-Solving/RtI: Are Florida Schools Ready? (Kevin Stockslager, Devon Minch, Decia Dixon) .ppt .pdf
Florida's Administrators Management Meeting (September 15 – 19, 2008)
FASSA Institute: Student Services Personnel and RtI — Bridging the Skill Gap (George Batsche) .ppt .pdf
Topical Session: Scaling Up Response to Intervention in Florida (Heather Peshak George, Mary Little, George Batsche) .ppt .pdf
Alabama Mega Conference (July 14 – 18, 2008)
RtI: Challenges to Implementation (George Batsche) .ppt .pdf
7th Annual Just Read, Florida! K-12 Leadership Conference (June 29 – July 2, 2008)

RtI Institute General Session (George Batsche, Don Kincaid, Bambi Lockman, Melinda Webster)

Breakout Sessions
  • Florida’s PS/RtI Project: Evaluation of Efforts to Scale Up Implementation (José Castillo, Michael Curtis, George Batsche) (.ppt, .pdf)
  • Developing District/School Implementation Plans and Getting Started (Michael Curtis, José Castillo, Don Kincaid, Vanessa Hilton, Lynn Pabst, Amelia VanName Larson) (.ppt, .pdf)
  • Data-Based Decision Making: Academic and Behavioral Applications (Stephanie Martinez, George Batsche) (.ppt, .pdf)
  • Intervention Mapping — Florida’s Positive Behavior Support Project (Don Kincaid) (.ppt, .pdf)
  • Intervention Mapping — Florida’s Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Project (Clark Dorman) (.ppt, .pdf)
  • Supporting and Evaluating Interventions (Beth Hardcastle, Kelly Justice) (.ppt, .pdf)
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Professional Development Partnership Summer Institute (June 11, 2008)

Problem Solving/Response to Intervention for University Faculty (Clark Dorman, Michael Curtis)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention (February 6-9, 2008)

Florida’s PS/RtI Project: Evaluation of Efforts to Scale Up Implementation (José Castillo, Clark Dorman, George Batsche, Michael Curtis)

Handout:
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Problem-Solving/RtI: Implementing an Intervention Data Collection System with Integrity (George Batsche, José Castillo)

Handouts:
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Small Group Planning and Problem Solving (Michael Curtis, Rachel Cohen, José Castillo)

Handout:
  • Small Group Work Form (.pdf)
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Understanding Systems Change Techniques to Implement RTI in your School (Michael Curtis, Rachel Cohen, José Castillo)

Handouts:
  • Beliefs Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Practices Survey (.pdf)
  • Perceptions of Skills Survey (.pdf)
  • Self-Assessment of Problem Solving Implementation — SAPSI (.pdf)
  • School Level Data Review Worksheet (.pdf)
  • School Personnel Satisfaction Survey (.pdf)
  • Dissemination Working Group (.pdf)
  • PS/RtI & Systems Change Resources (.pdf)
  • Rogers Handount (.pdf)
  • Problem Solving Meeting Feedback Form (.pdf)
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Systems Change: Critical Knowledge for the Resilient School Psychologist (Michael Curtis, George Batsche, Randy Allison, Amelia VanName Larson) .ppt .pdf
2007
Administrator Orientation Meeting
Meeting Presentation   .pdf
Bidders' Conferences
Bidders' Conference Presentation   .pdf
Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
Problem Solving and Response to Intervention (Mike Curtis) .ppt .pdf
Florida Association of School Psychologists' (FASP) Annual Conference
Problem-Solving/RtI: Application to Students with Emotional/Behavior Disorders (David Wheeler, George Batsche, José Castillo) .ppt .pdf