Tier 2 Classroom Interventions & Supports: A Toolkit for Teachers

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

Educators will participate in a book study of: Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support (Secondary) Bob Sonu, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, and Austin Buffum. The study will encourage discussion on the “why” and “how” of effective Tier 2 classroom supports to drive effective core instruction. Educators will also contribute to job- embedded implementation of strategies.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for 6 - 8 Educators and Team Leaders

Course Materials: Text, Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support (Secondary) by Bob Sonu, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos, and Austin Buffum available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore

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What You Will Learn

  • Connect DuFour’s 4 critical questions to drive interventions and supports that “focus on learning”
  • Design formative assessment tools that can be used to identify student movement through Tier 2
  • Develop high leverage routines centered around Tier 2 interventions and supports
  • Develop a “teacher tool kit” to support with implementation of strategies that are both effective and manageable across various content areas


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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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