is pleased to present a one day workshop featuring Kim Gibbons
, a national presenter on the practical implementation of RtI and co-author of Implementing Response-to-Intervention in Elementary and Sencondary Schools
: Procedures to Assure Scientific-Based Practices . This workshop will provide districts the opportunity to develop their own customized model of RtI based on DPI's Guiding Principles of RtI: high quality instruction, continuous review of student progress (multiple measures) and collaboration.
A truly practical guidebook for actually implementing an RTI model, co-authors Matt Burns and Kim Gibbons
present a clear and concise guide for implementing a school-wide RTI model, from assessment and decision-making to Tiers I, II, and III interventions.
Kim Gibbons, Ph.D., currently is the Executive Director of the St. Croix River Education District (SCRED) located in Rush City, MN. SCRED has received national recognition for its use of RTI systems and recently has received a legislative appropriation to fund the Minnesota Response to Intervention (RtI) Center for the next two school years.
Dr. Gibbons obtained her doctoral degree in school psychology from the University of Oregon where she received extensive training in the problem solving model, curriculum based measurement, and research-based practices.
Prior to her role as the Executive Director, Dr. Gibbons has worked as a director of special education, staff development coordinator, and school psychologist.
In addition, she has been on the faculty at the University of Minnesota as in instructor in the School Psychology Program.
research and professional interests include problem-solving assessment and alternative service delivery models, evaluation of psychoeducational services, and intervention and assessment of basic skill areas.