Tier 2 at Farnsworth - including expectations and behavior matrix
WHAT IS TIER2 SECONDARY INTERVENTIONS & SUPPORTS?
Tier 2 Interventions and Supports are those designed for 10-15% of the students who are not responding effectively to the Universal Supports of the school. These students need more intensive interventions to reduce problem behaviors.
These interventions are designed to be quickly accessed, highly efficient, flexible, and to bring about rapid movement. Tier 2 interventions may include Rule School, Check-In Check-Out Program, Individualized Check-In Check-Out Program, Social/Academic Instructional Groups, Brief Functional Behavioral Assessments, and Problem-Solving Team referrals. Buildings determine and monitor the entrance and exit criteria for Tier 2 interventions.
HOW ARE STUDENTS IDENTIFIED FOR TIER 2 INTERVENTIONS & SUPPORTS?
There are several ways students are identified for Tier 2 Interventions and Supports. These include the use of screening tools, teacher/parent referrals, and office referral data. The Tier 2 Building Team gathers this information to make intervention decisions for specific students.
HOW EFFECTIVE IS TIER 2 INTERVENTIONS & SUPPORTS?
Tier 2 Interventions and Supports are effective for at least 80% of those students receiving tier two services. Despite the increased level of support that Tier 2 provides, some students will still need additional supports to encourage positive behaviors.