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IAT Information & Forms

IAT Information & Forms

IAT Process


To provide support for a teacher, parent, or other caregiver that has concerns about a student and wants assistance.

IAT Goals

  • To find ways of meeting the needs of students who have academic or behavioral challenges
  • To encourage staff members to share strategies that have worked for them and to provide opportunities to support each other
  • To find ways of addressing the needs of our ever growing "at risk" population
  • To provide documentation of past and current efforts to meet individual learner needs
  • To collect additional data to make future decisions
  • To continue to involve parents in the educational process
  • To recommend a multifactored evaluation after all reasonable interventions has been unsuccessful

IAT Formats

IAT Consultation:  A short-term problem solving opportunity for teachers.

IAT Student Support Planning:
A long-term problem solving, planning and follow up system for students needing continuing support


IAT Response to Intervention:

A specific, research-based program intervention targeting specific academic needs


(Team Reference)

  • Any staff member or caregiver can initiate the IAT process.
  • Team members will decide which IAT Forms are needed for each case.
  • New cases and follow-up will be scheduled as needed.
  • Referring teachers must be present at the respective IAT meeting in order for the student to be discussed.
  • Referring teachers must bring completed referral, background and rating forms to the first meeting. Consider copying work samples and information from existing IAT folder.
  • Parents will provide information through the Parent Questionnaire and the referring teacher will follow-up with the parent after the IAT meeting with a phone call.
  • A conference with the parents, staff members, or an IAT member(s) can be scheduled after the initial or follow-up meetings.
  • A packet containing all requested forms should be copied for the IAT Team the ____ days before the meeting.    
  • IAT meetings will be scheduled as follows: _____________________

IAT Team Member Responsibilities

  • Review referrals before the scheduled meeting
  • Be prepared to offer concrete, specific suggestions, if possible for concerns listed
  • Attend scheduled meetings

Thanks to Mr. Rizzo and other staff members for the development of these materials

Revised: March, 2009  
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