Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late


In his latest column, 2011 Outstanding Young Educator Brad Kuntz talks about the challenges, but undeniable need, to design and apply schoolwide, systematic intervention programs. These aren’t just for the failing students, but a focused assessment of the needs of all students, and how a combination of advisory, parent communication, peer tutoring, after school supports, and other extensions, could target these diverse needs.

If you frame your programs as proactive, consistent, and focused on shared accountability and learning; Kuntz believes you will start seeing results.  If you’re using schoolwide interventions, what’s been key to getting started?