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Wednesday, July 26 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Where Does MTSS fit into Higher Education?

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Preparing teachers to work in schools implementing MTSS starts with higher education.  This session will discuss how institutes of higher education can prepare pre-service teachers to enter the workforce prepared to implement MTSS for all.  


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Wayne Sailor

Director, SWIFT Education Center
Dr. Wayne Sailor’s academic pursuits are focused on comprehensive school reform at the elementary and middle school levels. He has done extensive research within the framework of multi-tiered systems of support and response to intervention (MTSS/RTI). Much of this research has been concentrated on schoolwide applications of positive behavior interventions and support. He developed a school reform model called the Schoolwide Applications Model (SAM) which was field tested in Kansas City, Kansas, New Orleans, Louisiana, East Palo Alto, California, and most recently in Washington, DC schools. The success of that school turnaround model led to Dr. Sailor and his colleagues winning the competition to establish the National Center on Schoolwide Inclusive School Reform funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). As a result Dr. Sailor now directs the Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT) Center at the University of Kansas. This Center provides technical assistance to 64 schools nation-wide spread across 16 school districts within five states. As one of the founders of the Association for Persons with Severe Disabilities (TASH) he has served as a member of its Board of Directors and was President of the organization over a four year span. Dr... Read More →


Wednesday July 26, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Costa Mesa Boardroom

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