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Staff present at Response to Intervention Early Childhood Summit

Scott McConnellBradfieldT.jpgWackerleA.jpgProfessor Scott McConnell (Educational Psychology), Tracy Bradfield and Alisha Wackerle-Hollman of the Center for Early Education and Development (CEED) presented a session titled Using IGDIs for Identifying Children For Tiered Early Literacy and Language Support at the 3rd Annual RTI Early Childhood Summit, held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, September 26-27, 2011.

The Summit featured two days of cutting edge research on Response to Intervention (RTI) in early childhood education including empirical evidence for targeted tier two and three intervention, assessment and related instructional decision making, programmatic application, and monitoring and evaluating of student responses to intervention.

This event connects with a broad audience to engage in a thought-provoking and fruitful discussion around RTI in early childhood. In addition to the session presentation, Kate Clayton, Tracy Bradfield, Braden Schmitt, and Scott McConnell presented a poster titled The Impact of Instructional Support on Oral Language Development for Preschoolers Living in Poverty.

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