Jul
    13

    Exclusive Webinar: How Branching Minds Can Assist in Meeting House Bill 4545 Requirements (Texas)

    Wednesday, July 13, 2022
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    This webinar is Central Time.

    To support students who may have experienced significant learning loss due to COVID 19-related instruction interruption, Texas passed House Bill (HB4545) in 2021. This bill came with a new list of requirements that districts must meet each year,

    Jun
    29

    Quality Control: Why EdTech Product Certifications Should Matter to District Leaders - a Webinar with EdWeb

    Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    01 PM ET
     

    EdTech has the potential to dramatically impact the level in which districts can support their students in reaching academic success. However, with thousands of EdTech products being marketed to districts every year, it can be difficult to

    Jun
    2

    Best Practices of MTSS Tiering to Facilitate Equity in Education

    Thursday, June 02, 2022
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    12 PM ET/ 11 AM CT/ 9 AM PT
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    In an equity-based MTSS practice, universal screening assessments are used to guide core instruction and identify students needing additional support beyond their core instruction.

    May
    26

    Communicating SEL Initiatives and Programs with Communities
    A webinar with X-SEL Labs and the Zones of Regulation

    Thursday, May 26, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1 PM ET/ 12 PM CT/ 10 AM PT

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    Join SEL experts Dr. Essie Sutton, Clark McKown, Emily LaShorne Walz, and Marcie Warner for a panel conversation on how district and school leaders can effectively communicate SEL initiatives and programs with stakeholders within their community. In

    Jul
    2

    MTSS: Improvement Science in Action for Building Better K-12 Education - A webinar with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

    Saturday, July 02, 2022
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    2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT/ 11 AM PT

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    Improvement science is a problem-solving approach designed to use interactive cycles of inquiry to produce actionable steps for improvement while also enriching the learning journey. For school districts, improvement science can guide the

    Apr
    13

    Best Practices for Using SEL Data in MTSS [A Webinar with Athens ISD]

    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1PM ET/ 12 PM CT/ 10 AM PT

    As districts and schools adopt social-emotional and behavior screeners and assessments as part of their MTSS practice, it is important for educators to have a clear understanding of the data and results to effectively drive the decision-making

    Mar
    31

    Addressing America’s Literacy Crisis Through Evidence-Based Action
    [Case Study of California's New Literacy Plan with Gary D. Soto]

    Thursday, March 31, 2022
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    This event is in Pacific Time
    12 PM PT/ 2 PM CT/ 3 PM ET

    America is currently at the center of a literacy crisis. New data from districts across the nation shows that students are incredibly behind in reading, and increasingly high percentages of students require immediate and intensive reading

    Mar
    22

    Best Practices to Support Teacher SEL
    [Webinar with Vivensity]

    Tuesday, March 22, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Eastern Time

    Social-emotional learning has been proven to be an essential part of students' education, especially in light of the past years. However, the benefit of SEL is not limited to the students in our classrooms. Educators also benefit from the

    Mar
    8

    Continuing MTSS in Times of Teacher Shortages

    Tuesday, March 08, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Teacher shortages can lead to school closures, instructional interruptions, and increased levels of stress for students and educators. Join the Branching Minds team as we tackle one of the most complex challenges currently facing MTSS and education.

    Feb
    22

    MTSS Coffee Hour with Professor Mark Shinn

    Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Join us for this hour with Professor Mark Shinn,  to continue the conversation about MTSS,  its best practices, and questions that arise when implementing it at the secondary level.

    Jan
    27

    Best Practices on Interpreting Assessment Data
    [Webinar]

    Thursday, January 27, 2022
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST/10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST

    A robust system of MTSS relies on a systematic data collection process. The data we use to drive our decision-making is derived from the array of assessments included under the MTSS umbrella.

    Join the Branching Minds team for an hour of learning, as

    Nov
    3

    Organizing for Change to Institute MTSS
    [Webinar]

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    12 PM - 1:00 PM CT
    10:00 AM - 11 AM PT

    Instituting MTSS requires a system-level approach, guided by principles and expressed by a clear vision and path. It represents and engages all stakeholders. 

    Oct
    7

    Recharging Core Instruction and MTSS
    [Webinar]

    Thursday, October 07, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    12 PM - 1:00 PM CT
    10:00 AM - 11 AM PT

    Our goal is for all students to have access and opportunity to participate in grade-level work that will prepare them to be successful during and after their years at school. And, with many students and educators returning to school after the most

    Sep
    10

    Routines for Making MTSS Feasible
    [Webinar]

    Friday, September 10, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    11 AM - 12:00 PM CT
    9:00 AM - 10 AM PT

    Establish routines that work in person, remotely, and in hybrid settings

    Join Eva Dundas, Chief Learning Officer of Branching Minds, and Eileen Murphy, Founder and CEO of ThinkCERCA for a free webinar on the latest research and best practices in

    Aug
    26

    Supporting English Learners Within MTSS, With Claudia Rinaldi

    [Webinar]

    Thursday, August 26, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

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    Join us for this webinar with Professor Claudia Rinaldi, author of Practical Ways to Engage All Struggling Readers: A Multi-Tiered Approach Using Hi-Lo Books to learn about how to support English learners within a Multi-Tiered System of Support

    Jun
    8

    Evaluating the Educational Resources Used in your MTSS Practice

    [Webinar]

    Tuesday, June 08, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    In an effective and efficient MTSS practice, it’s important for schools and districts to reflect on the educational resources they have available and evaluate their use and impact.

    Join Karl Rectanus co-founder & CEO of LearnPlatform, and Dr. Eva

    May
    6

    Reaching our MTSS Students That Are in Need of Tier 2 Support
    [Webinar]

    Thursday, May 06, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    What do you do when the number of students needing tier 2 support is increasing, and these students are not making adequate progress? It is important to develop an effective tier 2 system that provides the right level of support for the students

    Apr
    29

    Using Proactive and Preventive Behavioral Strategies in MTSS

    [Webinar]

    Thursday, April 29, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    As many districts are moving back to in-person instruction, educators may need additional support addressing the behavioral needs of their students.

    Regardless of how much experience a teacher has, managing student behavior can seem like an

    Apr
    15

    The Impact of MTSS on School Culture

    [Webinar]

    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    School climate and culture is an overarching term used to describe students’ and educators’ experience in a school. According to the US Department of Education, a positive school culture fosters safety, promotes a positive academic, disciplinary and

    Mar
    24

    Best Practices for Assessing Students’ Social-Emotional Competencies within an MTSS Framework

    [Webinar]

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    As many districts move towards developing system-wide practices to support social-emotional learning and development, questions remain regarding how to assess and monitor students’ social-emotional competencies.

    Mar
    4

    Best Practices for Behavior Progress Monitoring in MTSS

    [Webinar]

    Thursday, March 04, 2021
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    Behavior progress monitoring is an important component of any MTSS practice. When behavior progress monitoring is done effectively, the data collected can provide critical insights on the impacts of behavioral and social-emotional supports. 

    Feb
    4

    Using Social-Emotional Learning Programs within MTSS

    [Session Recording]

    Thursday, February 04, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    During her session, Dr. Sutton discusses where social and emotional learning fits in across the three tier levels in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support  and how the Harmony SEL program and Everyday Practices can be adapted to small group settings with

    Feb
    4

    Evaluating the Quality and Effectiveness of your MTSS Practice

    [Webinar]

    Thursday, February 04, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    In a healthy RTI/MTSS practice, a data-driven approach is not only important for guiding decisions for individual student needs, but it’s also critical for evaluating the quality and effectiveness of the practice at the school and district level.

    Jan
    14

    Q & A with Dr. George M. Batsche about “Lessons learned from a career supporting school reform through RTI/MTSS”

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Thursday, January 14, 2021
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Hear from RTI/MTSS expert, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Dr. George M. Batsche. The majority of Dr. Batsche’s work has focused on systems of implementing academic and behavior interventions for at-risk students, and he has played a key

    Nov
    18

    Successful Progress Monitoring in an RTI/ MTSS Practice for More Efficient, Effective, and Equitable Work

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Join Dr. Eva Dundas, Chief Learning Officer, of Branching Minds, and Heather Haugse, Ed.S., NCSP, Global Product Advocate for aimswebPlus at Pearson in a presentation on Successful Progress Monitoring in an RTI/ MTSS Practice to Make the Work

    Nov
    28

    Improving the Equity in Personalized Learning through a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) Approach

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Saturday, November 28, 2020
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Personalized learning (PL) holds great promise for equity in K12 education, yet, there is little evidence that it has delivered on that promise at scale. In this session, we present data from 300K students showing that there are large inequities in

    Sep
    23

    MTSS - Understanding students’ SEL needs and how to effectively address them

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Time displayed above is EST - The webinar will be available everywhere via Zoom

    Social-emotional learning (SEL) is essential for both students and teachers as they transition back to school this fall. Understanding students’ social-emotional needs and how to effectively address them is also a critical component of an MTSS model.

    Feb
    14

    Evaluating the Quality and Effectiveness of your MTSS Practice - Webinar

    Friday, February 14, 2020
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Time displayed above is EST - The webinar will be available everywhere via Zoom

    Evanston / Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65’s MTSS journey.

    Nov
    4

    Successful intervention planning in RTI / MTSS to improve student outcomes

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Monday, November 04, 2019
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Time displayed above is EST - The webinar will be available everywhere via Zoom

    Teachers spend a lot of time and effort discussing student needs, creating plans, providing differentiated support, and documenting the work—however, without the right intervention plan, the work becomes a documentation process instead of the

    Nov
    4

    Using Screening Data to Tier Students for RTI/MTSS

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Monday, November 04, 2019
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    In this webinar, Dr. Eva Dundas, Chief Learning Officer of Branching Minds, and Donna Cross, Director of MTSS and SEL at Evanston-Skokie School District in Illinois, cover how using screening data to tier students preemptively identifies struggling

    Oct
    31

    Effective meeting structures in a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) / response to intervention (RTI) practice

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    In this webinar, Dawn Kulpa, the Director of MTSS/SEL at San Antonio Independent School District, together with Dr. Eva Dundas, Chief Learning Officer of Branching Minds, and Karen Castle, Director of Professional Learning at Branching Minds,

    Oct
    30

    RTI / MTSS Coffee Hour with Waco ISD, TX

    [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR]

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    Hear how Waco ISD has transformed their RTI / MTSS practice to be proactive, comprehensive, and collaborative across academics and behavior.