Video Courses

Response to Intervention

IACET Accredited
0.20 CEUs 1.5 Training Hours

Developed with expert contributor, Dr. Laura Justice of The Ohio State University. Through this course, site-based school leaders learn about the importance of implementing the Response to Intervention (RTI) model in their school. First, leaders learn about the five core tenants of RTI. Next, they listen to different school stakeholders describe their experiences with RTI. Finally, school leaders get several tips on how to successfully implement RTI.

100% Free
Time to complete
2.5 Hours
Provides a
Certificate of Training
Recommended for
  • Site Based Elementary School Leaders
By the End of This Course You’ll Be Able To
  • Learners will understand what the RTI prevention framework is and be able to dispel myths about the process.
  • Learners will understand the different core components that make up the RTI prevention framework.
  • Learners will learn ways to help implement systems for an effective school wide RTI process.
Why It Matters

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a prevention framework for implementing data-driven decision-making. It’s important because it provides necessary stakeholders with timely and specific information about children so that they can improve learning and increase student performance.

How it Works

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You don’t have to finish the course all in one sitting. In fact, we recommend you take this course a little bit at a time, incorporating what you’ve learned in the classroom.

  • Earn IACET CEUs

    In order to pass and receive IACET CEUs for this course, you will first need to complete all the lessons, then complete the end of course assessment with a score of 80% or higher.

  • Free Guided Resources

    As you go through a course, we’ll introduce you to free resources that will help you implement what you’re learning.

  • Never Learn Alone

    Have a question on what you’re learning in the course or how to use a resource? Reach out to the Cox Campus community for advice or to lend a helping hand to others.


  1. Lesson 1

    An Introduction to Response to Intervention

     Duration 37  minutes
    In this lesson, you will learn about MTSS (Multi-Tiered Support System) as a prevention framework and RTI (Response to Intervention) as a necessary process within MTSS. In addition, you will learn about the core tenants that make up RTI and dispel the myths about the framework.
  2. Lesson 2

    We Are All in This Together

     Duration 40  minutes
    In this lesson, you will learn about different roles and responsibilities school stakeholders have around the implementation and maintenance of RTI. In addition, you will also get a chance to listen to experiences from different stakeholders at real schools.
  3. Lesson 3

    5 Tips for Making RTI a Success in Your School

     Duration 19  minutes
    In this lesson, you will get helpful ideas and tips for making RTI implementation successful at your school.
  4. Lesson 4

    RTI End of Course Assessment

     Duration 16  minutes
    In this lesson, you will take the end-of-course assessment. You must score 80% or higher to pass the assessment and receive your certificate of completion.

Your Facilitator

Payton Anderson
Atlanta Speech School Teacher
Payton is an Assistant Teacher with the Katherine Hamm Center at the Atlanta Speech School. She specializes in utilizing her background as an actress and Teaching Artist to create a dynamic and engaging learning experience for her students.

Success Stories

  • "I have experienced more meaningful conversations with my students and have seen them flourish in literacy due to the incorporation of strategies I’ve learned."
    Pre-K Teacher
  • "The Cox Campus will give you practical tools to dramatically benefit the children in your classrooms, giving them the power to be successful in elementary school and well beyond."
  • "I love the Cox Campus courses because I am able to log on at my convenience and learn a little more information to help me be a better teacher/caregiver and even a better parent."
    Infant/Toddler Teacher


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