How can K-12 teachers get involved?
- Participate in a 25 hour, one week professional development from June 15-19, 2009.
- Fall 2009- Avail your classroom to pre-service students so that they can observe RTI and CCP practices.
- Fall 2009- Work closely with a university faculty member as a coach to support you as you model RTI and CCP practices in your classroom.
- Respond to pre- and post- assessments that will gather information pertaining to your knowledge, skills, and disposition as they pertain to RTI and CCP.
- Spring 2010- Open your classroom to your colleagues who are interested in observing your RTI and CCP practices.
How can preservice teachers get involved?
- Participate in the collaborative professional development teacher sessions during the summer of 2009-2010.
- Be paired in practicum settings with teachers who participated in year 1 and exit their preservice teaching program with a demonstrative understanding of RTI and culturally congruent teaching practices.
How can college professors get involved?
The UWEC faculty from the Arts and Sciences (A&S) department and the Teacher Education Program (TEP) will work closely with Eau Claire Area School District Teaching and Learning Department personnel to:
- Assess current preservice and inservice educators’ knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
- Deconstruct RTI in alignment with CCP.
- Co-develop and participate in a CCP professional development program designed around the RTI model.
- Coach and support a growing CCP cadre.
- Infuse the CCP/RTI model into preservice education courses to the extent that preservice teachers can show evidence of knowledge and skills in their assessment portfolios.