RISS 2019 Keynotes and Topics Announced

RISS 2019 Keynotes and Topics Announced

1st Annual | #RISS2019

RtI for International Schools Summit

OCTOBER 24-26, 2019

With just a little more than a month away from #RISS2019, it's time to start looking into the sessions, workshops and all that you'll gain from this inaugural summit. 


Dr. Amanda VanDerHeyden


Making the Case for RtI in International Schools:
Understanding Core Philosophy and Science Challenges
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Dr. John Hosp


The “R” In RtI: Progress Monitoring to Capture Student Learning

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Dr. Matthew Burns

Making "It" Work for "Us": Understanding the Essential Ingredients of Multi-tiered Systems of Support
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Developing Collective Understanding

  • RtI Starting Blocks: Where did it all come from and how do we begin?
  • The Use of Assessment within an RtI Model: Decreasing the Dependency on Formal Evaluations
  • The Behavior Side of the Triangle: Multi-tiered Systems to Support Social-Emotional Needs

Tier 1 Workshops: Strengthening the Core for More

  • Literacy Practices for Diverse Learners
  • Math Instruction that Works for All
  • Universal Design for Learning: An Approach for Inclusive and Accessible Classrooms
  • Getting Started with Universal Screening
  • School-wide Prevention of Problem Behavior

Tier 2 & 3 Workshops: Maximizing Effectiveness with High Quality Support

  • The I in RtI: The What, When, Where, Why & How of Intervention
  • Research-based Literacy Support (Reading Intervention Focus)
  • Research-based Literacy Support (Writing Intervention Focus)
  • Research-based Math Intervention Support
  • Tier 2 Interventions: The Social-Emotional-Behavioral Side of the Triangle
  • Evaluating your Current System & Identifying Evidence-based Intervention
  • Developing Executive Skills in a Multi-Tiered System of Support
  • Supporting Intensive (Tier 3) Student Needs at an International School: A Decision-Making Framework to Guide Your Model Development

Panel Discussion

  • Separating Fact from Fiction: Clarifying Common Misconceptions

It's not too late to register for #RISS2019!

Register as a team for a 5% discount. (Use promo code: RISSTEAMSOF5!)

Christina Thorsen