Tier 3 - Intensive Interventions

Tier 3:  Intensive Interventions


Group Size

Frequency & Time




When does it end?

Students are not responding to supplemental instruction.  More intensive interventions are needed.  Tier 3 interventions occur more frequently and outside of the classroom.  They include Title 1 and Math Lab.  They are in addition to Tier 1 Core Instruction.


At this level, classroom teachers will continue to provide high quality, differentiated core instruction and monitor progress.

1:5 or smaller

4 – 5 x per week


At least 30 minutes

Monitor progress at least once a week.



Fill out a Tier 3: Intensive Intervention Plan


 Use the Tier 3 Plan form to log interventions and progress monitoring data.


Classroom progress monitoring must be included.

Continue for 6 – 8 weeks.


If the student is making progress, continue Tier 3 or return to Tier 1 or 2.


If the student is not making progress, revise Tier 3 plan or refer to Special Ed.

Before Referring to Special Ed:

·       Review student file / history.

·       Meet with special ed. teacher and Interventionists.

·       Contact home and share progress monitoring data.


Carey Johnson,
Aug 21, 2014, 10:33 AM
Carey Johnson,
Aug 21, 2014, 10:33 AM