Response to Instruction & InterventionA general education approach of high quality instruction, early intervention, and prevention and behavioral strategies aligned with Multi-Tiered Systems of Support.
- A Letter from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtI2) introduction letter.
- California's Philosophy and Definition-RtI2
The California Department of Education’s philosophy and definition for RtI2.
- Core Components-RtI2
Core components to a strong RtI2 process.
Implementation Support Web Resources
Provides numerous national and state Web resources organized by California's Ten Core Components so readers may focus on specific areas of interest or browse by topic. Web sites were selected on the basis of usefulness to beginning as well as advanced RtII implementers, and for kindergarten through twelfth grade contexts. Annotations help locate needed information quickly.
Technical Assistance Briefs
Provides technical assistance and other types of information to district and school personnel throughout California on key RtI2 issues.
Determining Specific Learning Disability Eligibility Using RtI2 (PDF)
Provides technical assistance for considering how RtI2 can be used in California in the determination of a specific learning disability.
Brief: Staffing for RtI2 Academic Interventions (DOC)
Provides information and guidance about staffing considerations when planning and implementing RtI2 processes. This brief was reviewed by both California Department of Education and California Commission on Teacher Credentials personnel.
Multi-Tiered System of Supports
RtI2 is a component of Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). For more information and resources, see CDE's MTSS Web Site.