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 process.
Join Branching Minds and Athens Independent School District for our webinar on SEL assessment data and best practice. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of how to interpret SEL assessment and screener data across schools, classrooms, and individual students. We will discuss how to use assessment data to develop intervention plans that can be implemented across all tier levels of instruction. The webinar will also spotlight the SEL assessment practices at Athens ISD and how the district is using SEL data to inform the implementation of interventions, programs, and practices. This webinar will be targeted at school/district leaders, or anyone interested in utilizing SEL data to drive their SEL practice.During this webinar, members will learn:
- How to interpret SEL assessment data
- How to use SEL data to develop intervention plans
- Spotlight on Athens ISD and district-wide SEL practice
About the presenters:
Dr. Essie Sutton, Director of Learning Science at Branching Minds
Dr. Essie Sutton is an Applied Developmental Psychologist and the Director of Learning Science at Branching Minds. Her work brings together the fields of Child Development and Education Psychology to improve learning and development for all students. Dr. Sutton is responsible for studying the impacts of the Branching Minds on students’ academic, behavioral, and social-emotional outcomes. She also leverages MTSS research and best practices to develop and improve the Branching Minds platform.
Lindsay Conner, Assistant Director of Special Populations at Athens ISD, TX
Lindsay Conner, M.A., is the Assistant Director of Special Populations for Athens ISD. She is responsible for Section 504, Dyslexia, and MTSS implementation for the district. As part of her responsibilities involving MTSS, she supports teachers, counselors, and campus administrators in the development and implementation of support systems. The ultimate goal of MTSS at Athens ISD is to utilize student data in order to design and implement specialized intervention plans that work to help students meet academic and social-emotional goals.