Response-to-Intervention (RTI) is comprehensive process that closely monitors how students are responding to different types of services and instruction. With the use of RTI, educators are able to see a student's progress and quickly respond to their needs sooner. "The goal of pre-referral intervention is to identify, develop, and implement alternative education strategies for students who have recognized problems in the classroom before the student is referred to special education" (ProjectIDEA). RTI is therefore used in the pre-referral process for ...
This posting discusses PBIS and RTI in the preferential process