Screening and Progress Monitoring Resources
School-wide Process for Responding to Student Need
Multi-level System Roadmap
This graphic shows all of the essential elements of a culturally responsive, multi-level system of support from a student-level perspective.
Multi-level System Roadmap Worksheet
This fillable worksheet helps teams analyze what elements of a multi-level system of support are currently present in their school/district and what elements still need to be refined.
Elementary example of using a screening and progress monitoring process: Miguel
This brief scenario describes a possible screening and progress monitoring process that an elementary team may use with a student working above benchmark. Reminder: any specific examples of assessments or tools are for illustrative purposes only.
Secondary example of a screening and progress monitoring process: Omarina's story
Wisconsin RtI Center: RtI Implementation Self-Assessment Tools
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Response to Intervention: A Guiding Document
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Strategic Assessment System
Understanding Program Monitoring: The relationships among outcomes, indicators, measures, and targets
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Every Child a Graduate
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Academic Standards
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: School and District Report Cards
Montgomery County Schools, Maryland: Seven Keys to College Readiness
Selecting Screening and Progress Monitoring Tools
This document provides key guiding questions and considerations for teams as they explore options for screening and progress monitoring tools.
Selecting a Screener: Comparison Grid
This document is based on the Selecting Screening and Progress Monitoring Tools document. It is designed to facilitate comparison among screeners under consideration.
Risk Indicators for Not Completing High School
This document lists research-based risk indicators for not graduating that can be gathered from existing data and used as part of an early-warning system.
Predictors of Postsecondary Success
This document lists research-based predictors for post-secondary success that can be gathered from existing data and used as part of an early-warning system.
American Institutes for Research's Early Warning System Tool
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: DEWS
National Center on RtI: Screening Tools Chart
Practice with Progress Monitoring Chart
This activity teaches the basic components of a progress monitoring chart.
National Center on RtI: What is Progress Monitoring?
RtI Action Network: Progress Monitoring within an RtI Model
Iris Center Assessment Modules: Classroom Assessment Part 1- An Introduction to Monitoring Academic Achievement in the Classroom
Wisconsin RtI Center: Selecting Tools for Screening and Progress Monitoring
National Center on Intensive Interventions: Progress Monitoring Tools Chart
Intervention Central: Curriculum Based Measurement Warehouse
Wisconsin Department of Instruction: Assessment of Reading Readiness
Glaude, C (2011). When Students Fail to Learn: Protocols for a Schoolwide Response. Solution Tree. (book)
Wisconsin RtI Center: Select Interventions and Additional Challenges Learning Module
Planning Logistics Checklist
These guiding questions assist schools in establishing and sustaining a screening process.
Wisconsin RtI Center: Plan Logistics Learning Module
Quality School Development Department: Data walls
RtI Action Network: Data analysis team process
Wisconsin RtI Center: Digging Deeper Learning Module
Kekahio, W & Baker, M. (2013). Five steps for structuring data-informed conversations and action in education. Washington DC: U.S. Dept. of Ed., IES, NCEERA, and REL-Pacific.
Burns, M., Sarlo, R., Pettersson. Problem Analysis Within an RtI Framework at a Secondary School
Wisconsin RtI Center: Match Supports to Needs Module
Wisconsin RtI Center: Implementation Tools in a Continuum of Supports
Student Support Profile
This form allows staff to summarize and track student level information about interventions or additional challenges.
Planning Progress Monitoring Logistics
These guiding questions assist schools in establishing and sustaining a progress monitoring process.
Practice with Decision Rules
This activity teaches the application of different decision rules when progress monitoring.
National Center on RtI: Using Progress Monitoring Data for Decision-Making
National Center on RtI: Common Progress Monitoring Omissions
RtI Action Network: Getting the Best Return on Investments from MTSS/RtI Assessments
Wisconsin RtI Center: Intervention Tracking Tool
National Center on Intensive Intervention: Progress Monitoring for Data Collection
Wisconsin RtI Center Self Assessment Tools
Six Characteristics Reflection
These guiding questions assist schools in improving and refining a screening and progress monitoring process.
American Institutes of Research: Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System Implementation Guide
Evaluate and Refine your Screening and Progress Monitoring Process Worksheet
These guiding questions, adapted from the American Institutes for Research, assist schools in improving and refining a screening and progress monitoring process.
Additional topics of interest for universal screening and progress monitoring
Center on Response to Intervention: Understanding Types of Assessment
Screening and English Language Learners
Center on Instruction: Addressing Promises and Challenges of RtI Models for ELLs
Education Alliance at Brown University: Tools for ELL-Responsive Comprehensive School Reform- Claiming Opportunities: A Handbook for Improving Education for English Language Learners Through Comprehensive School Reform Chapter 5: Tools for ELL-Responsive Comprehensive School Reform
Screening and Advanced Learning
Wisconsin DPI Gifted and Talented: Identify Student Needs: A talent development approach
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Commonly Used Targeted Screeners for Gifted Education
Screening and Early Childhood
Wisconsin DPI Early Childhood System of Screening and Assessment: http://www.collaboratingpartners.com/documents/ECBalanceSystemofSandA.pdf
Mary McLean, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ongoing Assessment Video: http://www.collaboratingpartners.com/conference/playermclean.html
Culturally Responsive Practice
Wisconsin RtI Center: Culturally Responsive Practices
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Using a Balanced Assessment Framework to Support the SLO Process
Specific Learning Disability
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Progress Monitoring for Specific Learning Disabilities
National Center on Intensive Intervention: Using Academic Progress Monitoring for Individualized Instructional Planning
Progress Monitoring for Reading
Progress Monitoring Measures for Math
Progress Monitoring for Writing and Other Content Areas
Fuchs, L., & Fuchs, D. (2011). Using CBM for progress monitoring in written expression and spelling
Progress Monitoring Students Above Benchmark and Gifted/Talented
Wisconsin RtI Center: Goal-Setting and Progress Monitoring Resources for Learners Who Have Exceeded Benchmarks
Colorado Department of Education: The Response to Intervention Framework and Nurturing Potential: Promising Practices (Dr. Robin J. Carey)
Colorado Department of Education: Advanced Learning Plans and SMART Goals
Progress Monitoring and English Language Learners
Center on Response to Intervention: English Learners Screening and Progress Monitoring