To facilitate implementation of NJTSS-ER, three levels of training are available:
- Level 1 – Online learning courses, tools, and resources available to all districts.
- Level 2 – Webinars and in-person training events, some with capacity limits.
- Level 3 – Intensive coaching from state-level coaches (must contact us to apply).
Online Learning Courses
Free online learning courses are available to build knowledge and capacity to implement components of NJTSS-ER.
These brief courses are accessible from this website and only require that learners create login credentials.
Online Learning Courses Library
Team-Based Early Prevention
Explores the importance of a comprehensive system to prevent early reading difficulties.
Assessment & Data-Based Decision Making
Addresses the need to use appropriately-selected assessment to guide instructional decision-making.
Prerequisites: Team-Base Early PreventionParticipate
Research-Based Priority Early Reading Skills
Introduces the science behind early reading skill development and instruction designed to support it.
Prerequisites: Team-Base Early Prevention; Assessment & Data-Based Decision MakingParticipate
Explores the use of universal screening to determine the effectiveness of core instruction and need for student support.
Prerequisites: All Foundational Knowledge coursesParticipate
Tier 1 Instruction
Provides an introduction to elements of effective evidence-based core instruction.
Prerequisites: All Foundational Knowledge courses, Universal ScreeningParticipate
Builds foundational knowledge pertaining to diagnostic assessments.
Prerequisites: All Foundational Knowledge courses, Universal Screening, Tier 1 InstructionParticipate
Coming Soon: Additional courses on Diagnostics, Tier 2/3 Intervention, and Progress Monitoring.
In-Person Training & Webinars
Trainings are available to support leaders and instructional staff in planning and building capacity for NJTSS-ER.
Trainings provide opportunities to apply skills to address local needs.
“The training and coaching support we have received in our district has been unique in providing us with the knowledge and tools to integrate a tiered system of supports.”
–Director of Curriculum and Instruction, NJ School District