The Instructional Support Team is:
- a team of trained educators working together to provide assistance to a student experiencing academic and/or behavioral difficulties
- a support for the classroom teacher to develop strategies and interventions designed to promote student success
- a support system encouraging parental involvement to benefit the child at home and at school
- The instructional support teacher sends a letter home.
- Data regarding the child is gathered and reviewed.
- A curriculum-based assessment and/or behavioral observations and assessments are completed; the results are reviewed by the team.
- The Instructional Support Team, including the classroom teacher, identifies the student’s area of need and engages in collaborative problem solving to formulate strategies to enhance student performance.
- An intervention plan is selected by the teacher.
- Implementation and monitoring begins with the assistance of the support teacher.
- The intervention is reviewed to determine success.