What are Tiers?

What are Tiers?
TIER 1
The majority of students receive core curriculum with ongoing checks for understanding to identify instructional needs and interventions.  Interventions may include:  instruction to reinforce, extend, or enrich student learning.
 
TIER 2
Students who demonstrate greater need will receive more intensive interventions with the reading specialist, intervention specialist, or reading aides.  Parent contact will be initiated.
 
TIER 3
Students whose progress reflects the greatest need will receive the most intensive academic supports with the reading or intervention specialist.  Parent contact will be initiated.