As the school year kicks off, educators in many districts are grappling with questions around whole child supports and ensuring all students grow throughout the year. For example:
- How can we support the social-emotional behavior (SEB) needs of students as well as academic ones?
- How can we address unfinished learning while moving new learning forward?
- How can we provide much needed relief to teachers through system-level supports?
- How can we use our limited resources in a way that helps meet the needs of all students?
To support this work, we put together a roundup of free webinars for reference throughout the year.
Click the links to watch on demand at any time and bookmark this page for reference down the road. You can also sign up to get notifications about upcoming free webinars presented live as well as our periodic Webinar Catch-Up Series offerings.
Free Webinars About MTSS:
MTSS 101: The Essentials
Jaime Harris, Ed.S., NCSP and Co-Founder of eduCLIMBER explores the essential components of an MTSS framework and the data-driven decisions that guide daily best practices.
Setting Up for Data-Driven MTSS
Establish Data Analysis Teams (DATs) for each tier and explore how data can be used in key practices, like measuring Tier 1 effectiveness, pinpointing student needs, and monitoring growth and effectiveness.
Understanding and Improving the Universal Tier: Meeting the Needs of All Students
This session by Dr. Sarah Brown will deepen your understanding of the universal tier, increase your confidence in identifying universal academic and SEB needs, and explore how to monitor the effectiveness of your Tier 1 efforts.
Data-Driven Intervention and Instruction: Accelerate Growth with Effective Student and School Supports
Kate Pechacek, M.Ed C&I shares a data-driven approach to targeting interventions for accelerated growth at every tier.
MTSS Intervention Effectiveness, Alignment, and Fidelity 101
Learn strategies for using data to evaluate and enhance your intervention program, including improving student need identification, monitoring fidelity, evaluating intervention effectiveness, and protecting impactful intervention programs with strong Tier 1 practices.
Free Webinars About Assessment:
Comprehensive Assessment Systems 101
Unpack assessment types, differences, purposes, and best practices—and how assessments fit together into a comprehensive system that empowers educators and supports students.
Universal Screening 101: Pinpointing Students’ Academic and SEB Needs
Join Dr. Rachel Brown and deepen your understanding of universal screening and unpack strategies for using SEB and academic screening data to ensure supports are targeted to the needs of all students.
Progress Monitoring Across Spaces to Support Learning
Explore how progress monitoring helps measure catch-up growth, practice interpreting progress monitoring data, and unpack progress monitoring FAQs.
Using Social-Emotional and Behavioral Assessments to Support Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
Join Dr. Stephen Kilgus and Dr. Patti Wilson to learn how SEB screening and progress monitoring can facilitate overall MTSS efforts to improve student achievement.
Formative Assessment Essentials
Explore the definition, fundamental components, and common misconceptions of formative assessment and unpack the formative assessment process and the continuum of assessment of learning, for learning, and as learning.
Free Webinars About Social-Emotional Behavior (SEB):
Addressing SEL Through Data-Driven MTSS: Back-to-School Strategies for Supporting the Whole Child
Learn how to use data within your multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) to identify and address students’ social-emotional and behavioral (SEB) needs in order to successfully restart learning and academic success.
Tier 1 Social, Emotional and Behavioral Supports to Restart Learning During a Crisis
Dr. Gregory Fabiano discusses the effectiveness of tier 1 SEB supports in getting students back on track
Preparing for Success: Leveraging Social-Emotional Behavior Data to Plan for Next Year
Dr. Stephen Kilgus and Dr. Nate von der Embse explore how to use SEB data as a planning tool to inform your budget and programming decisions, build on student strengths, and address student needs effectively.
Changing How We Approach Social-Emotional and Behavior Interventions
Kristin Rockwell, M.A. Ed., explores how to use data to align Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention to a student’s need and to protect your effective SEB intervention program through strong Tier 1 practices.
Selecting the Best Assessments and Programs to Support High-Quality SEL for Youth and Adults
This co-presentation by Committee for Children and Illuminate Education explores valuable insights around how to ensure your SEL program is the best one to support your students and teachers.
Free Webinars About Equity:
A Whole Child Approach to Accelerating Learning & Achieving Equity
Join Sean Slade and Dr. Amy Jackson and strengthen your team’s approach to data-driven, equitable whole child supports with actionable, practical strategies.
A Midyear Check on Equity and Growth: Strategies for Using Data to Inform Adjustments and Improve Outcomes
Explore a straightforward methodology for analyzing and understanding growth,
examining data through an equity lens, and identifying midyear changes to improve instruction and support throughout the rest of the year.
Support All Students with Equity-Based MTSS
Join Dr. Amy McCart and Dr. Dawn Miller of the SWIFT Education Center to learn proven steps for designing an MTSS that serves the whole child and supports all students—while allocating limited resources impactfully and scaling equitable practices system-wide.
Thinking Forward with Equity-Based MTSS: Supporting All Students in a Changing World
Join Dr. Dawn Miller to learn how the concepts of equity-based MTSS can provide structure and clarity to all educators as they work to support students during throughout the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and explore how to utilize and retarget your current data practices to understand and meet the new academic and SEB needs of students.
Illuminate Education equips educators to take a data-driven approach to serving the whole child. Our solution combines comprehensive assessment, MTSS management and collaboration, and real-time dashboard tools, and puts them in the hands of educators. As a result, educators can monitor learning and growth, identify academic and social-emotional behavioral needs, and align targeted supports in order to accelerate learning for each student.
Ready to discover your one-stop shop for your district’s educational needs? Let’s talk.