Perspectives of Special Education Directors on Response to Intervention in Secondary Schools
Sansosti, Frank J., Goss, Shannon, Noltemeyer, Amity, Contemporary School Psychology
Despite intensified interest in secondary school applications of Response-to-intervention (RtI), research in this area remains sparse. This study utilized a qualitative focus group methodology to explore special education directors' perceptions of current barriers, facilitators, roles, and practices related to RtI implementation in secondary settings. Based on their unique potential to affect change and promote collaboration between general and special educators, special education directors were selected as participants. Across two focus groups, four themes emerged: systems structures, roles and attitudes, evidence-based practices, and training and professional development needs. Each …
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Publication information: Article title: Perspectives of Special Education Directors on Response to Intervention in Secondary Schools. Contributors: Sansosti, Frank J. - Author, Goss, Shannon - Author, Noltemeyer, Amity - Author. Journal title: Contemporary School Psychology. Volume: 15. Publication date: January 1, 2011. Page number: 9+. © 2011 California Association of School Psychologists. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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