Tier 3

Individualized Supports for a Few Students

Highly individualized
Systematic and explicit instruction
Intervention time increased and group size decreased (2-3 students)
5-10% of all students
Specifically, matched interventions to student needs
Interventions conducted by highly qualified teacher or trained professional
No less than 20-30 minutes additional intervention time, 5 days per week
Highly structured and/or scripted

The list of tiered strategies below is not exhaustive but suggestive and intended to provide a starting point in the implementation of Tier 3 interventions.