Main Conference: April 26-27, 2018

Pre-conference: April 25, 2018

April 2018 ORTIi Conference Program

Oregon's foremost conference on Response to Intervention and evidence-based instructional practices.



April 25, 2018

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Sylvia Linan-Thompson

Presenting: Appropriate Instructional and Assessment Practices for English Learners within RTI Frameworks


This exciting day will include multiple presenter sessions and networking opportunities for participants. Gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to take action to serve Oregon's diverse learners!
  • Effective Instruction
  • PBIS
  • Response to Intervention
  • Supporting English Learners
  • Disproportionate Discipline
  • Addressing Poverty
  • Data-based Decision Making
  • School Culture
  • Leadership
  • Active Engagement
  • Supporting Students with Disabilities
  • Building Positive Relationships

What to Expect:

Breakout Sessions: Learn from key leaders driving equity work in Oregon.
Post-Breakout Action Planning: Meet with presenters to dig deeper into application strategies that address the needs of your school and district.


Main Conference

April 26-27, 2018

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Kevin Feldman

Presenting: Closing the Achievement Gap: Creating Effective Learning Environments for All Students


Endnote Speaker, Dr. Anita Archer

Presenting: "The Science, Art, and Heart of Teaching"

Join educational leaders, trainers, researchers, teachers, and specialists who will share current best practices for:
  • Equity and Culturally Responsive Instruction
  • Effective Core Instruction for Reading & Math
  • RTI in Secondary Schools
  • SLD Decision Making Using RTI
  • Leadership & Coaching
  • Supporting English Learners
  • Interventions & Supports
  • Teaming & Data-based Decision Making
  • Professional Learning Practices
  • Problem Solving Across the Tiers

What to Expect:

90- Breakout Sessions: Educational leaders, trainers, researchers, teachers, and specialist will share evidence-based practices for ASSESSMENT, INSTRUCTION, INTERVENTIONS, and LEADERSHIP in the context of Response to Intervention systems.
Facilitated Team-Time: Gather with your district or school leadership team to process your learning and create action plans with assistance from an ORTIi Implementation Coach.
Networking Reception: Connect with others and share implementation challenges and solutions - Together we are better!

April 25-27, 2018

Eugene Hilton
66 E 6th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401


The ORTIi Team
Oregon Response to Instruction and Intervention (ORTIi)


The conference will address evidence-based practices in the following areas:

Levels: Elementary, Secondary, and Early Childhood

Content Areas: Reading, Math, Behavior, and English Learners

RTI Components: Culture & Equity, Leadership, Teaming & Data Based Decision Making, Professional Learning, Core Instruction, Screening, Interventions, Progress Monitoring, and Specific Learning Disability Identification

Tentative Schedule for All Three Days: Click Here

Complete List of Current & Past Districts in the Project. 

Accommodations: The Eugene Hilton is now completely booked. Overflow accommodations are available at the Hilton Garden Inn Eugene/Springfield. This block of rooms will close on April 5th, or earlier, if full.