Related Websites

  • Link to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Washington

Response to Intervention:

Overall interventions:


  • Schoolwide Information System for Behavior Problems:
    School-wide management program for data regarding location, frequency, function of behavior.

English Language Arts:




Other Related Resources:

  • The National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt):
    NCCRESt, a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs, provides technical assistance and professional development to close the achievement gap between students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and their peers, and reduce inappropriate referrals to special education. The project targets improvements in culturally responsive practices, early intervention, literacy, and positive behavioral supports.

OSPI State Needs Projects:

OSPI Special Education funds five state needs projects. These projects collectively provide statewide capacity building through
       professional development opportunities, technical assistance and consultation and training for parents, families, and educators.

  • Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS): CCTS provides secondary transition training and technical support to serve eligible students who are in need of post-school transition services.
  • eLearning for Educators; The eLearning for Educators Project provides statewide access to affordable online courses designed to support K-12 educators in serving students with disabilities.
  • Special Education Technology Center (SETC): The SETC provides training, consultation, technology loans and resource information to help school districts and families implement assistive technology (AT) interventions in addressing the learning needs of children with disabilities.
  • Washington Sensory Disability Services (WSDS): WSDS supports individuals aged birth to 21 who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind, by providing training and other resources to service providers and families.
  • Special Education Support Center (SESC): SESC provides information and best practices through statewide training to families, educators, and organizations in order to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring/CBM Tools for Reading, Writing and Mathematics: 

  • Research Institute on Progress Monitoring: Provides technical assistance to states and districts and disseminates information about progress monitoring practices proven to work in different academic content areas.

Model RTI Programs, Policies and Procedures:

  • National Association of State Directors of Special Education: RTI policies & procedures manual
  • Washington State Association of School Psychologists: Position papers, evaluation guidance and more
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