What Is Involved In the Process?
o A referral is made to the Instructional Support Teacher.
o Background information is collected.
o The I.S.T. teacher observes the student and conducts an informal interview.
o The I.S.T. teacher talks with the parents to learn more about their child.
o The student’s specific strengths and needs are identified.
o Goals are established.
o Parents are invited to an Instructional Support Team Brainstorming Meeting where interventions are discussed.
o During the meeting, strategies and ideas are clarified and an Intervention Plan is developed.
o A 30 school day intervention period is initiated.
o The I.S.T. teacher monitors the student’s progress and the effectiveness of the interventions.
o At the conclusion of the intervention period, parents are invited to an Intervention Outcome Meeting. Results are reviewed and recommendations are made.