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