To provide support for a teacher, parent, or other caregiver that has concerns about a student and wants assistance.
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 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
- 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
Thanks to Mr. Rizzo and other staff members for the development of these materials
Revised: March, 2009