For Educators

Tier 1

Universal Promotion for All

Expectations

About Tier 1

The first tier of the early childhood Pyramid Model focuses on two important features:  relationships and environments. These elements reflect universal promotion, meaning they support positive outcomes and social emotional development for all children. The following resources can support you in strengthening Tier 1 in your classroom. 

Training Materials from the Academy

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Tier 2

Secondary Prevention for Some

Day 2

About Tier 2

Tier 2 addresses targeted social emotional supports. Social emotional skills such as problem-solving, self-regulation, friendship skills, and emotional literacy are explored in this tier. Students who struggle finding success with the Tier 1 supports would benefit from these Tier 2 features. 

Training Materials from the Academy

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Tier 3

Tertiary Intervention for Few

Day 3

About Tier 3

The third tier of the early childhood Pyramid Model addresses how to respond to challenging behavior through function-based thinking and interventions. Supports at this level are intensive and individualized.

Training Material from the Academy

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Resources Developed by Staff

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Book Studies

Children's Lit Kits

You Will Be My Friend! Lit Kit assembled by Jess George
Bear Feels Scared Lit Kit assembled by Sara Smouse
Waiting Is Not Easy! Lit Kit assembled by Amy Carlson