The SBS Group
"Empowering educators to transform education."  


Welcome!  Our mission is to empower your school--from staff to services--to transform public education.  Working at the state, Educational Service Center, district, and school levels, the SBS Group has provided a continuum of services, ranging from program evaluations to staff training and development to individual assessment.  Please take a moment to browse our site, and contact us via e-mail or telephone to discuss how we might partner with you as you achieve your goals.

 

RTI BASIC Training

BASIC Training is a two-day training based on the BASIC-RTI Implementation Manual. The training offers administrators the practical information necessary to move beyond a basic Click Here to Read More


   


Bryan-College Station
Hotel List

 

In order to encourage districts to "start at the top" with RTI
training and planning, we would like to extend the following offers:

  • ALL superintendents can attend free of charge, no strings attached,
    just mark on your registration form that you are a superintendent.

  • Campuses registering 3 or more representatives are invited to send the principal free of charge. Clearly mark on the form that you are a
    principal and the names of the 3 faculty members you are bringing.

  • Districts registering 3 or more administrators are invited to send the
    Assistant Superintendent (or Director) for Curriculum and Instruction
    at no charge. Clearly mark on your registration that you are the
    Assistant Superintendent for C&I and the names of the 3 administrators you are bringing with you.

Call Mary Barringer at The SBS Group (979) 220-4663 or e-mail mary@theSBSgroup.org for more information, pricing, or to schedule. 

 

Beyond BASIC Training

Beyond BASIC is a one-day training focused on advanced topics in RTI implementation. Part I of the training provides administrators and district- or campus-leadership teams Click Here to Read More


 
Date TBA
 


Bryan-College Station
Hotel List

 

In order to encourage districts to "start at the top" with RTI
training and planning, we would like to extend the following offers:

  • ALL superintendents can attend free of charge, no strings attached,
    just mark on your registration form that you are a superintendent.

  • Campuses registering 3 or more representatives are invited to send the principal free of charge. Clearly mark on the form that you are a
    principal and the names of the 3 faculty members you are bringing.

  • Districts registering 3 or more administrators are invited to send the
    Assistant Superintendent (or Director) for Curriculum and Instruction
    at no charge. Clearly mark on your registration that you are the
    Assistant Superintendent for C&I and the names of the 3 administrators you are bringing with you.

Call Mary Barringer at The SBS Group (979) 220-4663 or e-mail mary@theSBSgroup.org for more information, pricing, or to schedule. 

 

New for Fall 2008

Ethical Implementation of Response to Intervention Models

This training is for LSSPs and RTI leadership teams and addresses critical ethical issues to be considered in RTI planning and implementation.  Topics addressed in the training include:

Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring:       

  • Ethical selection of universal screening tools for academics
  • Universal behavior screening:  the PIEMS dilemma
  • Legal requirements for PEIMS reporting
  • Forces that influence PEIMS reporting

Tiered Interventions:

  • Tier I

                            Are your universal interventions truly universal?  Cultural considerations
                            Positive behavior support

  • Tiers II and III

                            Culturally appropriate interventions
                            Training and support for teachers/interventionists

Fidelity Monitoring:

  • Intervention fidelity
  • Data collection fidelity

Informed Consent:

  • Who needs it and when
  • Understanding both components of Informed Consent

                              “Consent”
                              “Informed”
                                       Why is the data being collected?
                                       What are the potential uses of the data?

 

Call Mary Barringer at The SBS Group (979) 220-4663 or e-mail mary@theSBSgroup.org for more information, pricing, or to schedule.