RTI in Maine

Response to Intervention (academic & behavior) in Maine


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RTI in Maine

RTI in Maine is a private social network for connecting Maine educators who support Response To Intervention (academic & behavior).


This network is supported by USM's Southern Maine Area Resource Team (SMART) for Schools, an outreach initiative, and USM's Professional Development Center, which provides professional development for educators across Maine.


View upcoming events to the left and join us for discussions in the Forum.

Blog Posts

Trained and Experienced PBIS (RTI-B) Coach Available Now to Districts and Schools

Posted by Caren Lederer on April 12, 2013 at 11:19am 0 Comments


I will be completing my two year assignment in May with the Lewiston Public Schools as a PBIS Coach. I have worked primarily with two schools in the district, Montello Elementary School and Lewiston Middle School. I am proud to say… Continue

Student Teams

Posted by Rick Meyers on March 3, 2012 at 8:28am 1 Comment

I work with the students a Lewiston Middle School. I'm wondering what other schools are doing in regards to student and or parent teams. We are focusing on a "new" student video and filming PBIS procedures but we'd like to see what else is out…


Archive of Dr. Kaufman's Reading Matters to Maine Presentation

Posted by Susan Jarmuz-Smith on December 4, 2011 at 10:43am 0 Comments

Reading Matters to Maine's Second Annual Conversation about Reading (archive)…


PBIS at the High School

Posted by Jennifer Snow on November 14, 2011 at 1:43pm 0 Comments

Hi Folks!

I am looking for some feedback regarding implementing PBIS at the High School. I have explained some of the basics to the team I work with and they want to know how it will work with their students. For example - they have a…



SWIS Facilitator Training in New England! 15 Replies

Hello Everyone, What a great conference. I have been asked to try to determine the level of interest in a regional SWIS facilitator training. This is a great opportunity to make SWIS more accessable…Continue

Started by Jennifer Freeman. Last reply by Pat Red Jan 29, 2013.

Maine DOE RtI Website

Hi!I'm working on the Maine DoE RTI Steering Committee, and we will be revamping and relaunching the Maine RTI website sometime early this fall.If there are interventions, intervention resources,…Continue

Tags: Website, DoE, RTI

Started by Matthew Drewette-Card Jul 24, 2012.

Student and Parent Teams

I work with the students at Lewiston Middle School. I'm wondering what others are doing in regards to student and especially parent team involvement.Continue

Started by Rick Meyers Mar 3, 2012.

Hi Serena

Welcome to the NING. Glad you are finally here! 

Started by Pat Red Oct 28, 2011.

PBS vs PBIS 9 Replies

“This is a quick note to let you know we have been approached by Public Broadcasting with a request to avoid using “PBS” as a “trademark.”  Public Broadcasting is now receiving emails from people…Continue


Started by Pat Red. Last reply by Ben Wilson Oct 3, 2011.

Question Regarding Tiers 3 Replies

I've been attending the workshop out of Presque Isle this week regarding RTI, and it seems that the discussion regarding tiers has created some confusion for me.  Our school has been looking at tiers…Continue

Tags: RTI, tiers

Started by Theresa Cyr. Last reply by Paula Giles Sep 10, 2011.

Parent Involvement in Middle School

Here is a great link containing several resources for parent involvement in middle schools from the…Continue

Started by Susan Jarmuz-Smith Jul 1, 2011.

Excellent video showing all Tiers of RTI

This video by students at Lehigh University shows all 3 Tiers and gives examples of what instruction looks like at each Tier.…Continue

Tags: instruction, effective, Tiers, RTI

Started by Rachel Brown-Chidsey Jun 30, 2011.

George Sugai's PPTs

Great SWPBS Conference in Maine!Thank you for inviting me to participate.I've attached PPTs from my three presentations:1.  SWPBS Implementing with Accuracy and Durability2.  SWPBS Classroom and…Continue

Started by gsugai May 12, 2010.

Literacy Links to Behavior: Why we need a 2 sided Triangle!

Literacy skills are highly correlated with behavior.  RTI provides a framework to support both SWPBS and literacy to achieve optimal outcomes for all students.

Started by C. Lee Goss May 11, 2010.


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Julie Meserve is now a member of RTI in Maine
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Brooke Dunphey commented on Pat Red's event Double Check: A Cultural Proficiency and Student Engagement Teacher Coaching Model Presented by Catherine Bradshaw, Sandy Hardee, and Lana Asuncion-Bates
"The hyperlink does not work, but if you cut and paste it to a browser it does work. The cost is $50.00. Thanks"
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Brooke Dunphey commented on Pat Red's event Double Check: A Cultural Proficiency and Student Engagement Teacher Coaching Model Presented by Catherine Bradshaw, Sandy Hardee, and Lana Asuncion-Bates
"How much does this webinar cost? Does the hyperlink to register work?"
Nov 11, 2014
Casey left a comment for Pat Red
"Thanks for the welcome Pat. I had a great time at the PBIS conference and wish I could have attended more break out sessions. I am really interested in collaborating with more schools who are implementing Tier 3 (behavior) in their schools. We have…"
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Julie A. Smyth left a comment for Pat Red
"This is so exciting!  I'm hoping to send a team to the conference...working on it."
Sep 25, 2014
Julie A. Smyth is now a member of RTI in Maine
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"Thanks Bekah! Looks like a lot of great information here!"
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