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Tiered Systems of Support Referral Phase

The second phase of implementation of your Tiered System of Supports is the Referral Phase. The Referral Phase goes hand in hand with the Identification Phase, as it continues the processes of collecting and analyzing information to develop a deeper understanding of student needs. For this phase of a Tiered System of Supports to operate effectively and efficiently, it is critical that processes are put in place that clearly describe how students who need additional support are identified and supported. Below are tools and resources to assist educators in the process of making a referral.