TIES Inclusive Education Roadmap RETIRED

The Purposes and Intended Outcomes of the RISE

Purposes of the RISE

  • To provide an opportunity for self-reflection for states, districts and schools to evaluate the current status of evidence-based best practices for inclusive education for all students, including those with significant cognitive disabilities
  • To initiate discussion among leaders, personnel and stakeholders to identify current strengths and successes as well as priority needs for improvement in the area of inclusive education
  • To develop measurable goals and action plans to increase or improve the use of evidence-based best practices for inclusive education across the targeted system (state, district or school)
  • To monitor and report progress toward the implementation of evidence-based best practices for inclusive education within the system
  • To analyze data to allocate resources in support of evidence-based best practices for inclusive education across the state, district and/or school.

Intended Outcomes of the RISE

The intended outcomes of the RISE process are best described by the TIES acronym itself. Through use of the RISE a system can increase:

  • Time in general education classes, lessons, activities, and routines for all students, including students with significant cognitive disabilities
  • Instructional effectiveness for all students, including those with significant cognitive disabilities¬†
  • Engagement with general education classmates and the general education curriculum; and
  • System support for inclusive education