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Designed for teachers who support struggling students in both general and special education classrooms, this session addresses multiple pathways to close the achievement gap.

This training will help you:


a student-centered approach that strategically combines the powerful combination of instruction, student engagement, and behavioral supports.


your teachers with a rich set of resources, strategies, and techniques to help their struggling students.


teachers to communicate their high expectations and draw upon multiple time-tested methods to improve student performance.

Find answers you need to know, such as:

  • How does our school teach the necessary process skills to develop a student’s self-responsibility for learning?
  • How can we apply more successful methods to address problem behaviors impacting learning?

Discover new perspectives, skills, and research-based resources:

  • Discuss seven instructional strategies:  pre-assessment, previewing, non-linguistic representation, vocabulary building, tiered instruction, flexible grouping, and reflection.
  • Share strategies for building authentic relationships with students and families.
  • Identify and discuss methods to explicitly teach, monitor, and reinforce key process skills.
  • Distinguish differences between ability-based and effort-based learning.
  • Explore the relationship between instruction and behavior.

Expand your toolbox:

  • Review a variety of pre-assessment tools.
  • Practice previewing techniques.
  • Learn three effective strategies to promote student engagement.
  • Complete an educator checklist for building authentic relationships with students and families.
  • Participate in activities designed to discover new ways to reduce or eliminate problem behaviors.

Training customization:

Stetson & Associates can customize every training to fit your needs and has been doing so for over 700 districts for more than 30 years.

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