Information for Teachers

Guidelines in ELA and Math

These guidelines provide a summary of instruction and intervention in each grade band.

RTI2 Manual

The RTI2 Manual provides more detailed information on the three tier framework.

RTI2 Implementation Guide and Adaptable Templates

The RTI2 Implementation Guide provides support for districts in implementing the RTI2 framework in their school system. The adaptable templates are examples from the RTI2 Implementation Guide. They are provided in an adaptable format so districts can modify them as needed.

On-line Learning Series for RTI2

In partnership with the Public Broadcast System (PBS) and Tennessee’s affiliate stations, the department has developed a series of short online learning tools for educators that will be available in July. These tools are available on PBS Learning Media. The RTI2 tool provides educators with a brief summary of RTI2

Evaluation Tools for RTI2

The Criteria for Selecting an Intervention in Reading, Mathematics and Writing is designed to help educators evaluate RTI² intervention materials for reading, mathematics and writing. Download the Criteria document.

Additional Resources

For more information on RTI², including resources, training materials, and online professional development modules, please visit


Last Update: July 21, 2014