A Tiered Approach to Ensuring Students are Present, Engaged, and Supported in the 2020–21 School Year

Pyramid showing the three tiered interventions: foundation support, tier 1 universal intervention, tier 2 early intervention, and tier 3 intensive intervention

As schools begin this fall, educators across California are examining how they can promote students showing up for class, whether instruction is offered remotely or in person. Hedy Chang and Cecelia Leong from Attendance Works detail the levels of intervention educators should take in order to ensure students are present, engaged, and supported in the virtual or in-person classroom.