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The Secondary Teacher’s Role in Ensuring All Students Are Provided Access and Equity in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Recorded on February 10, 2016

Co-sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership.

How can secondary school teachers support equitable access in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in ways that result in college, career, and civic life preparedness for all students?

This webinar increases participants’ knowledge and understanding of building literacy within a MTSS framework. Participants will also learn about the critical role secondary school teachers play in alignment at all levels of the system to improve outcomes for all students, specifically those who may not have been provided access or a safe learning environment.

Who Will Benefit

 Secondary teachers, instructional leaders, and special educators are encouraged to attend.

What You Will Learn

  • How the English Language Development/English Language Arts Framework supports academic literacy development for a diverse array of learners
  • The importance of MTSS in providing access and equity through data collection, analysis, and reporting as the basis of decision-making and provision of resources
  • Ways in which Universal Design for Learning and culturally/linguistically responsive teaching not only increase access and equity, but encourage a safe learning environment for students who are potentially marginalized
  • Instructional strategies, accommodations, and new ways of talking about language that address inclusiveness and high-quality, first tier instruction

Webinar Presenter(s):

Photo of Kevin Schaefer Kevin Schaefer
Vanessa Mediano Elk Grove Unified School District

Materials from the Webinar