DIT Overview

The DIT creates and supports a district system to sustain multiple levels of Academic and Behavior Support. This includes: 

  • Tier 1: Curriculum and Supports provided to all students. This includes Academic Core Curriculum, Social Emotional Curriculum, and Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS
  • Tier 2: Group based interventions available to some students based on data 
  • Tier 3: Individualized interventions available to some students based on data 
  • Data Collection and Analysis through Universal Screening and Data Review Meetings

These curriculum, supports, and interventions are collectively known as Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS).

 

  • Dave Tebo- Superintendent
  • Mat Rehkopf- Director of Teaching and Learning 
  • Sara McIntyre- Special Education Director
  • Elizabeth Brandonisio- MTSS-Coordinator and School Psychologist
  • Becky Myers- Coordinator of Student Services
  • Rick Frens- Middle School Principal
  • Brian Morrison- Middle School Principal 
  • Ben Bandfield- High School Principal
  • Alli Hoskins- HIgh School Assistant Principal 
  • Liz Morehouse- Instructional Coach
  • Lauren Robinson- HIgh School Counselor
  • Kerri Hoffman- Middle School Teacher
  • Brielle Jager- High School Teacher
  • Dan Scoville- Elementary Principal
  • Jared Randall- Elementary Principal 
  • Dean Kramer- Elementary Principal 
  • Jeff Roon- Elementary Principal 
  • Christine Martin- Elementary Literacy Coach 
  • Jill Jipping- Elementary Teacher
  • Hannah Kotsko- Elementary Social Emotional Learning Coordinator

 

  • Use district data to create and revise goals and action plans
  • Ensure that action plan items align with district vision and priorities
  • Support School Coaches and School Leadership Teams 
  • Discuss and resolve barriers and concerns shared by schools 
  • Make decisions regarding the selection and deselection of pilot programs and curriculum 
  • Plan for communication with district staff and stakeholders

When the DIT makes a decision, they consider:

Need

  • Does data support a need?
  • Stakeholder perception of need

Fit

  • Fit with district vision and priorities
  • Alignment with current initiatives

Resources

  • Curriculum and Materials
  • Technology
  • Staff, Coaching, and Training
  • Data Systems

Evidence

  • Outcome data 
  • Proven results with similar populations 

Readiness

  • System for training and assistance 

Capacity 

  • Available staff 
  • Ability to sustain 
  • Ability to create Buy-in 

All DIT decisions are made with team discussion and, when necessary, a majority vote. Dave Tebo and Mat Rehkopf maintain ultimate decision making authority for issues regarding policy, staffing, and resource allocation.