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Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood (CRtIEC)

Podcast: Professor Scott McConnell talks about CRTiEC (6:46)

The mission of the Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood (CRtIEC) is to reduce the number of children with reading problems by increasing the number of children entering school with knowledge and skill in early literacy and language.

Through a Five-Year Cooperative Agreement with the National Center for Special Education ResearchInstitute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education, we will:

The University of Minnesota CRTIEC team has validated the IGDI 2.0 screening measures to identify students who may be appropriate candidates for Tier 2 and Tier 3 intervention. During the 2012-2013 academic year, CRTIEC is working to develop and validate supporting procedures including a decision making framework to increase the sensitivity of selecting students who are appropriate candidates for intervention and to validate the IGDI 2.0 measures in a progress monitoring capacity.

How Is CEED Involved?

Work in Minnesota focuses primarily on improvement and refinement of assessment practices, building on our past work on Individual Growth and Development Indicators (IGDIs) and related tools:

Additional Resources

Project Staff

University of Minnesota Staff

Scott McConnell, Principal Investigator

Research Coordinators

Tracy Bradfield
Alisha Wackerle-Hollman

Methodological and Statistical Analyst: Michael Rodriguez

Collaborators

Funding

National Center for Special Education ResearchInstitute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education