2014 Presentations

Bradfield, T., McConnell, S. & Wackerle-Hollman, A (2014, February) Confident decision-making: Validation of an Early Childhood Response to Intervention decision-making framework. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention, San Diego CA.

Greenwood, C. R., Carta, J. J., Goldstein, H., Kaminski, R., & McConnell, S. (2014, March).  Progress Report Made to Commissioner McLaughlin Invited presentation to the IES, NCSER Commissioner, Dr. Joan McLaughlin, IES Offices, Washington, DC. 

Goldstein, H., & Olszewski, A. (2014, May). Envisioning multi-tiered systems of support to promote school readiness in early childhood classrooms. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Goldstein, H.(2014, April). Teaching vocabulary in pre-kindergarten classroom: Iterative development and evaluation of a Tier 2 curriculum. Distinguished Lecturer at Language and Literacy Day, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. [Invited Talk]

Rogers, M., Goldstein, H., & Prelock, P. (2014, March). Action planning: Moving toward implementation science. Panel presentation at the Implementation Science Summit, Carlsbad, CA.

Goldstein, H., Schwartz, I., & Davis, C. (2014, February). Revisiting social validity: Informing implementation science. Panel presentation at Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Walker, D., Goldstein, H., & Behm, M. (2014, February). Meaningful differences to meaningful changes: The legacy of meaningful differences on early childhood intervention, research, and policy. Poster presentation at Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Kaiser, A., Fox, L., Hebbler, K., & Goldstein, H. (2014, February). Access to early intervention for children and families experiencing poverty. Panel discussion presentation at Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Carta, J., Fox, L., & McConnell, S. (2014, February). Getting real:  Lessons learned about feasibility and fidelity through statewide implementation of tiered models of support.  Panel presented at the Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2014, February). Implementing multi-tiered systems of support with young children. Invited workshop at the Midwest Symposium on Leadership in Behavior Disorders. Kansas City, MO.

Greenwood, C. R., Beecher, C., Atwater, J., Abbott, M. & Peterson, S. (2014, February). Where is the literacy instruction? Developing a coaching intervention to increase teacher-student literacy interactions in preschool. Poster presented at the Conference on Research in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Carta, J. J., & Bigelow, K. (2014, March). An introduction to The Pyramid Infant-Toddler Observation System (TPITOS) 2.0. Invited workshop at the National Training Institute on Effective Practices for Children with Challenging Behaviors. St. Petersburg, FL.

Carta, J. J., & Bigelow, K. (2014, March). TPITOS: A measure for guiding professional development to promote infant-toddler social-emotional development. Invited session at the National Training Institute on Effective Practices for Children with Challenging Behaviors. St. Petersburg, FL.

Carta, J. J. & Bigelow, K. (2014, May). An introduction to The Pyramid Infant-Toddler Observation System (TPITOS) 2.0. Invited workshop at the Responsive Early Education for Diversity Statewide Inservice Training. Athens, GA.

Carta, J. J. (2014, August). Child development research underpinning “Talk, Read, Play”. Talk Read Play—A Community Conversation sponsored by the Office of the Mayor Sly James. Kansas City, MO.

2013 Presentations

Carta, J. (2013, June).Moving the needle of school readiness expectations for young children with special needs. Invited presentation at the Summit on Evaluation of PreK-3 Initiatives. Foundation on Child Development, Washington, DC.

Greenwood, C. R., & Carta, J. J., (2013, October). Doing science and doing good: Fifty years of community-engaged research at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, Invited presentation at Iowa State University.

Carta, J. J., Atkins-Burnett, S., Greenwood, C. R., Wackerle-Hollman, A., & Squires, J. (2013, October). Opening the black box of individualization in programs for young children. Paper presented at the Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Kaminski, R., Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. (2013, October).  From research to practice: Lessons learned in Early Childhood RTI. Panel presentation at the 29th International Conferenced of Young Children with Special Needs, Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Buzhardt, J., Walker, D., Bigelow, K., Schneider, N., & Greenwood, C. R. (2013, October).  Technology to support caregiver’s use of evidence-based practices. Panel presentation at the 29th International Conferenced of Young Children with Special Needs, Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Greenwood, C. R., Carta, J. J., Atwater, J., & McCune, L. (2013, October).  Instructional influences on growth in preschool children’s language and literacy skills. Poster presentation at the 29th International Conferenced of Young Children with Special Needs, Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Bradfield, T. & McConnell, S. R. (2013, October). Decision making within an early childhood RTI model. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Carta, J. J., Young, R. M., & Greenwood, C. R. (2013, October).  Introduction to RTI/MTSS frameworks designed for early education. Session at the RTI Innovations Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Carta, J. J., Young, R. M., & Greenwood, C. R. (2013, October).  Advances in RTI/MTSS in early childhood settings: Unlocking system’s strengths to meet children’s needs [pptx]. Session at the RTI Innovations Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Greenwood, C. R., (2013, October). Instructional influences on growth in preschool children’s language and literacy skills. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Guerrero, G. (2013, October). Parent and teacher perceptions of children’s language and IEP status. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Guerrero, G. (2013, October). The influence of teacher characteristics on child growth in early literacy. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Hong, J. Y., Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R.  (2013, October). The effects of a Tier 3 language intervention on children with profound hearing loss. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Buzhardt, J., Walker, D., Bigelow, K., & Schneider, N. (2013, October). Technology to support caregiver’s use of evidence-based practices. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Carta, J. J., Atkins-Burnett, S., Greenwood, C. R., Squires, J., and Wackerle-Hollman, A. (2013, October). Opening the black box of individualization in programs for young children. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Kaminski, R., Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. R, (2013, October). From Research to Practice: Lessons learned in early childhood RTI. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Kaminski, R., Abbott, M., & Bravo-Aguayo, K. (2013, October). Preschool early literacy indicators: Monitoring progress of young children through storybook reading. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Goldstein, H. (2013, March). Enhancing Children’s Learning Experiences Through Tiered Models of Instruction: Effects of a Tier 2 Vocabulary & Comprehension Preschool Curriculum. Multimedia poster presentation at IES Project Director’s Meeting, Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC.

Kaminski, R., Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. R, (2013, October). From Research to Practice: Lessons learned in early childhood RTI. Symposium presentation at the 29th Annual International Conference of Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA.

Goldstein, H. (2013, April). Workshop: Enhancing Children’s Learning Experiences Through Tiered Models of Instruction. Workshop presented for School Readiness Program, School District of Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL.

Goldstein, H. (2013, February). Workshop: Effects of a Tier 2 Vocabulary & Comprehension Preschool Curriculum. Lecture presented to OSU Advocates for Children & Education, Columbus, OH.

Potter, L. M., Besner, A., Palma, J., & McConnell, S. (2013, February). Using a Partial Credit Model with Picture Naming IGDIs 2.0. Presented at the annual conference for the National Association of School Psychologists in Seattle, WA.

McConnell, S. R., Bradfield, T. A., & Wackerle-Hollman, A. (2013, March). Individual Growth and Development Indicators in universal screening and progress monitoring for early childhood Response to Intervention. Laptop showcase at annual meeting of Institute of Education Sciences Principal Investigators, Washington D.C.

Wackerle-Hollman, A., Duran, L., McConnell, S., & Rodriguez, M. (2013, April). Spanish-English Bilingual Development and Implications for Assessment. Presented at 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Seattle, Washington.

Wackerle-Hollman, A., Duran, L., Rodriguez, M., & McConnell, S. (2013, May 16-17). Spanish-English bilingual language development and implications for assessment. Presented at the 2013 Inaugural Bilingual Research Conference in Houston, Texas.

Buyyse, V., Peisner-Feinberg, E., Dodge, D., Rendon, T., Snyder, P. & McConnell, S. (2013, June). The intersection between Response to Intervention (RTI) and developmentally appropriate practice: reflections from an expert panel. Symposium presented at the annual Professional Development Institute of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, San Francisco CA.

Bradfield, T. A., & McConnell, S. R. (2013, October). Decision-making within an early childhood RtI model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Early Childhood, Council on Exceptional Children, San Francisco CA.

Kaminski, R. A., Greenwood, C. R., Carta, J., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. R. (2013, October). From research to practice: Lessons learned in early childhood RTI. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Early Childhood, Council on Exceptional Children, San Francisco CA.

Duran, L., Wackerle-Hollman, A., McConnell, S., Callard, C., & Kohlmeier, T. (2013, October). Development of Spanish Individual Growth and Development Indicators: Pioneering new assessment methodology. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Early Childhood, Council on Exceptional Children, San Francisco CA.

2012 Presentations

Goldstein, H., Spencer, E., & Greenwood, C. R. (2012, March). Applying RTI to language and early literacy in Pre-K settings.  Paper presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego.

Greenwood, C. R. (2012, February). Is a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach to preschool language and early literacy instruction needed.  Presentation at the 2012 meeting of the Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego.

Greenwood, C. R. (2012, June).  Early childhood Response to Intervention:  What it is and Why do it?  Keynote and workshop presentations at the Utah State-wide Early Childhood Conference, Ogden, UT.

Carta, J. (March, 2012). Supporting infant-toddler communication development with a web-based decision-making system. Presented at the National Training Institute on Young Children with Challenging Behaviors. Clearwater, Beach, Florida.

Carta, J., Fox, L., & Goldstein, H. (June, 2012). Individualizing children’s learning experiences through tiered models of instruction. Symposium presented at the Head Start National Research Conference. Washington, DC.

Carta, J., Snyder, P., & Wasik, B. (June, 2012). Coaching and mentoring:  Key ingredients for moving evidence-based early education into high fidelity implementation. Symposium presented at the Head Start National Research Conference. Washington, DC.

Greenwood, C., Spencer, E., Goldstein, H., Carta, J.  (2012, November). Using programmatic research to develop feasible, effective language and early literacy interventions. Panel presentation at the Division for Early Childhood Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Posters

Kong, N., Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Guerrero, G., Hajovsky, D., Terry, B., & Robertson, J. (2012, March). Examining the effectiveness of a pre-kindergarten Tier 2 vocabulary intervention in two instructional settings Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention. San Diego.

Carta, J. (Discussant) (2012, June). Head Start University Partnerships:  Strategies for increasing teacher effectiveness:  Effective practices in an age of diversity and change. Poster symposium presented at the Head Start National Research Conference. Washington, DC.

Greenwood, C. R., & Carta, J. (2012, June). Program and English language learner differences in the quantity and quality of preschool language and early literacy instruction and child outcomes. Poster presented at the Head Start National Research Conference, Washington, DC.

2011 Presentations

Bradfield, T., Wackerle-Hollman, A., & McConnell, S.  (2011, January). Expanding and Improving Assessment of Early Literacy and Language Development in Preschool – IGDIs 2.0 . Presented at the Minnesota School Psychologists’ Association Midwinter Conference, Bloomington MN.

McConnell, S. & Bradfield, T. (2011, January). Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood. Presented at the Minnesota School Psychologists’ Association Midwinter Conference, Bloomington MN.

McConnell, S. R. (2011, February). Developing benchmark goals and cut-points for risk: A contrasting-groups standard-setting approach. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego CA.

McConnell, S. R. (2011, February). Discussant, Explicit and Intentional Vocabulary and Early Literacy Interventions in Preschool. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco CA.

McConnell, S. R. (2011, February). IGDI,RTI, IRT, PLD…and LBJ: Integrating contemporary measurement methods into General Outcome Measurement R&D to set benchmarks for RTI. Paper presented to Special Education Programs Brown Bag Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN.

McConnell, S. R., Rodriguez, M., Schmitt, B., Bradfield, T. A. & Clayton, K. (2011, February). Early Childhood Response to Intervention: Using Second-Generation IGDIs. Symposium presented at annual meetings of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco CA

McConnell, S. R., Bradfield, T.A., and Wackerle-Hollman, A. (2011, March). Assessment of language and early literacy development in preschool: New and improved Individual Growth and Development Indicators. Presented at the Midwestern Instructional Leadership Council Preschool RTI Institute, St. Paul MN.

Schneider, N., Spencer, E., Paul, K., & Farley, K. (2011, March). Talking with Your Child: How Can I Help my Child Learn by Talking? Parent Training presented at Schoenbaum Family Center Parent Meeting, Columbus, OH.

Albano, A. D., Rodriguez, M. C., McConnell, S., Bradfield, T., & Wackerle-Hollman, A. (2011, April). Scaling with measures of early literacy. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

McConnell, S. R. (2011, April May and June). Language, early literacy, and the visible child. A three-part workshop for professionals serving families in transitional and supportive housing, presented by Family Supportive Housing, St. Paul MN

Wackerle-Hollman, A., Bradfield, T., McConnell, S., Albano, A. D., & Rodriguez, M. C. (2011, April). Task development and item analysis in innovative measures of early literacy. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

Rodriguez, M. C., Albano, A. D., McConnell, S., Wackerle-Hollman, A. & Bradfield, T. (2011, April). Standard setting with innovative measures of early literacy: Contrasting Groups. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

Bradfield, T., Wackerle-Hollman, A., McConnell, S., Rodriguez, M. C. & Albano, A. D. (2011, April). Construct identification to support early literacy measurement. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

Bradfield, T., Wackerle-Hollman, A., Albano, A.D., & Rodriguez, M. C. (2011, April). Innovations in the Development of Early Language and Literacy Assessment. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

Greenwood, C. R., & Carta, J. J. (2011, June). The Infant/Toddler to Preschool Language and Early Literacy Connection (Keynote address). Utah Conference on Effective Practices for Teachers and Human Service Professionals: Interventions across the Life Span, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Greenwood, C. R., & Carta, J. J. (2011, June). Response to intervention (RTI) with infants/toddlers early communication (Breakout 1). Utah Conference on Effective Practices for Teachers and Human Service Professionals: Interventions across the Life Span, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2011, June). Response to intervention (RTI) with preschool early literacy (Breakout 2). Utah Conference on Effective Practices for Teachers and Human Service Professionals: Interventions across the Life Span, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Greenwood, C. R., & Carta, J. J. (2011, June). Response to intervention (RTI) with infants/toddlers early communication (Professional Seminar). Presented to the students and faculty of the Department of Special Education, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Spencer, T. D., & Goldstein, H. (2011, July). The assessment of story comprehension (ASC): A preliminary investigation of reliability and validity. In S. Piasta (chair), New measures for investigating emergent literacy environments and skill development. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.

Bradfield, T. A., Wackerle-Hollman, A., & McConnell, S. R. (2011, September). Using IGDIs to identify children for tiered intervention: Update on CRTIEC measurement research. Paper presented at the Third Annual Summit on Response to Intervention in Early Childhood, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

McConnell, S. (2011, November).  Measuring up: Constructing progress monitoring measures in early intervention/early childhood special education.  Presentation at the Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children annual meeting, Washington, DC.

McConnell, S., & Greenwood, C. R. (2011, November).  Developing and validating assessment and tier 2 and 3 intervention tools for RTI in early literacy and language.  Paper presented in the Tiered Instructional Models strand, F. Sansosti (Discussant).  Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children annual meeting, Washington, DC.

RTI Action Network, (2011, November 17).  RTI National Online Forum, “Implementing Response to Intervention in Early Childhood Settings: National, State, and Program Perspectives.” Online at http://www.rtinetwork.org/professional/forums/rti-national-online-forum-implementing-response-to-intervention-in-early-childhood-settings  [This 80-minute webcast features a stimulating conversation with key experts on the role RTI can play in child development through high quality instruction and targeted interventions matched to children’s learning needs.  Experts participating in this forum: Virginia Buysse, Lydia Carlis, Charles Greenwood, and Jim Lesko.]

Spencer, E., Noe, S. & Schneider, N., Goldstein, H. (2011, November). Early literacy interventions embedded in storybooks for preschool children. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, San Diego, CA.

Spencer, E., & Schneider, N. (2011, November). Teaching new words: Explicit vocabulary instruction in storybooks. Seminar presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, San Diego, CA.

Posters

Linas, M. W., & Greenwood, C. R. (2011, November).  USA snapshot: The prevalence of response to intervention in preschool classrooms.  Poster presentation at the Division of Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children annual meeting, Washington, DC.

2010 Presentations

Greenwood, C. R., Sheridan, S., & Fox, Lise (2010, February 27).  What do we expect of treatment integrity in Early Childhood Response to Intervention (RTI).  Panel Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Greenwood Remarks
Sheridan Remarks
Fox Remarks

Carta, J. J., Atwater, J., & Bradfield, T. (2010, February 27).  What’s happening in Tier 1 early literacy instruction? Examination of the foundation of RTI in PreK.  Panel Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Carta Remarks
Atwater Remarks
Bradfield Remarks

McConnell, S., Missall, K., Rodriguez, M., & Wacherle-Hollman, A. (2010, February 27).  Monitoring progress on progress monitoring: Recent innovations in the design and evaluation of individual growth and development indicators.  Panel Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Kaiser, A., Goldstein, H., & Dickinson, D. (2010, February 27).  Vocabulary interventions for low SES children: Approaches, outcomes, and methodological challenges.  Panel Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Kaiser Remarks
Goldstein Remarks
Dickinson Remarks

Bradfield, T., Besner, A., Wackerle-Holman, A., Schmitt, B., McConnell, S., & Jones, K. (2010, February 27). Moving beyond picturing naming: The next generation of oral language IGDIs. Poster Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Carta, J. C., Goldstein, H., Greenwood, C. R., Kaminski, R., McConnnell, S., & Mulligan, S. (2010, April). CRTIEC and DEC: Promoting research and leadership on RTI in Early Childhood. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Carta, J. C., Greenwood, C. R., Kaminski, R., Goldstein, H., & McConnnell, S. (2010, April). Implementing hierarchical frameworks in early childhood settings: Components, strategies, and implementation issues. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Goldstein, H. (2010, July). Introduction to the Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood. Symposium on What works: Lessons learned from IES, National Center for Special Education Research-Funded Projects (Moderator: Tim Lewis) presented at the OSEP Project Directors Conference, Washington, DC.

Goldstein, H. (2010, October). Embedding Language Interventions into Storybooks to Increase Vocabulary and Build Literacy Skills. Workshop presented at Northern Speech Services conference on “From Speech to Language to Literacy,” Chicago, IL.

Bradfield & Wackerle-Hollman (2010, November). Considering Tier 1: Using the CLASS to understand classroom performance. Presentation at the “Minnesota’s Got CLASS” conference, St. Paul, MN.

Buysse, V. B., & McConnell, S. R. (2010, August). Response to Intervention in early childhood. Invited presentation, Office of Special Education Mega-Conference, Arlington,  VA.

Carta, J. (2011, February). Update from the Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood. Webinar presented to the Head Start Center for Inclusion.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2011, March). CRTIEC: The Response to Intervention (RTI) Approach to Early Literacy and Language. Presentation to the Pediatric Faculty; University of Otago, New Zealand.

Carta, J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2011, March). Response to Intervention in Early Childhood in early childhood:  An emerging approach for individualizing instruction for young children. Symposium presented for the Psychology Department at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R., Atwater, J. (2011, May).  Tier 1 Instruction in early education classrooms:Implications for response to intervention. Paper presented at the International Society on Early Intervention Conference, New York, NY.

Carta, J., J., Atwater, J., & Greenwood, C. (2010, October). Tier one instruction in early education classrooms:  Implications for response to intervention. Panel presentation at the Division for Early Childhood Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Carta, J., Goldstein, H., Greenwood, C., Kaminski, R., McConnell, S., & Mulligan, S. (2010, April). CRTIEC and DEC: Promoting research and leadership on RTI in early childhood. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Council of Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Carta, J., Greenwood, C., Kaminski, R., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. (2010, April). Implementing hierarchical frameworks in early childhood settings: Components, strategies, and implementation issues. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Council of Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Goldstein, H., Kaminski, R., & Spencer, E. (2010, October). Research being conducted by CRTIEC on Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions. Session presented at the 2nd Annual RTI Early Childhood Summit, Kansas City, MO.

Goldstein, H., Spencer, E., Schneider, N., & Ziolkowski, R. (2010, November). New approaches to RTI for preschool settings. Seminar presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Greenwood, C. R. (2010, December). Realizing the potential of RTI – in Early Childhood? Presented at the RTI Leadership Forum Panel #1: How comprehensive is implementation RTI, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Washington DC (also see the RTI Action Network and the full Leadership Forum program online at - http://rtinetwork.org/professional/rti-leadership-forum)

Kaminski, R., Carta, J., Greenwood, C., Goldstein, H., & McConnell, S. (2010, October). Creating an RTI agenda—what’s next in research and policy to support high quality practice. Concluding panel discussion presented at the 2nd Annual RTI Early Childhood Summit, Kansas City, MO.

Kaminski, R., Preciado, J., & Goldstein, H. (2010, October). Language and literacy interventions to promote school readiness. Session presented at the CEC Division for Early Childhood 26th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, Kansas City, MO.

McConnell, S.R. (2010, October). Using teachers’ judgments of individual student performance to set initial benchmarks for identification assessment in early childhood RTI. Plenary presentation, Second Annual Summit on Response to Intervention in Early Childhood, Kansas City, MO.

Noe, S., Goldstein, H., Spencer, E., Ziolkowski, R., & Tabbah, R. (2010, October). Embedded storybook phonological awareness intervention for preschool children. Poster presented at the CEC Division for Early Childhood  26th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Noe, S., Spencer, E., Schneider, N., Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2010, November). Phonological awareness & alphabet knowledge intervention embedded in storybooks. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Schneider, N., Spencer, E., Goldstein, H., & Ziolkowski, R. (2010, November). Describing language & literacy in preschools to inform RTI approaches. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Spencer, E., Goldstein, H., Noe, S., & Tabbah, R. (2010, October). Embedded storybook vocabulary and comprehension intervention for preschool children. Paper and poster presented at Pecha Kucha session, “Efficacy of intentional instruction,” at the CEC Division for Early Childhood 26th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Posters

Hays, A., & Wacherle-Hollman, A. (2010, February 27). What is the meaning of comprehension for preschools? Pioneering progress monitoring tools in a disputed domain.  Poster Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Bradfield, T., Besner, A., & Jones, K. (2010, February 27).  Moving beyond picturing naming: The next generation of oral language IGDIs.  Poster Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Wacherle-Hollman, A. , & Schmidt, B. (2010, February 27). How do we best measuring phonemic awareness? The development of new Individual Growth and Development Indicators (IGDIs).  Poster Presentation at the 7th Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), San Diego, CA.

Greenwood, C. R., Anderson, R., Walker, D., Buzhardt, J., & Howard, W. J. (2010, June). Exploring the Early Communication Indicator’s (ECI) key skills for intervention decision-making with infants and toddlers. Poster presented at the IES Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., Kaminski, R., & McConnell, S. (2010, June). Preschool children’s growth in early literacy/language and variation in Tier 1 classroom instructional quality. Poster presented at the 2010 IES Research Conference, Washington, DC:

Linas, M., Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2010, June). Taking a snapshot of early childhood response to intervention across the United States: 2009 and 2010. Poster presented at the annual Head Start Research Conference, Washington DC.

Greenwood, C. R. (2010, December). Realizing the potential of RTI – in Early Childhood? Presented at the RTI Leadership Forum Panel #1: How comprehensive is implementation RTI, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Washington DC (also see the RTI Action Network and the full Leadership Forum program online at - http://rtinetwork.org/professional/rti-leadership-forum).

Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., Kaminski, R., & McConnell, S. (2010, June). Preschool children’s growth in early literacy/language and variation in Tier 1 classroom instructional quality. Poster presented at the 2010 IES Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Carta, J. J., Greenwood, C. R., Goldstein, H., Kaminski, R., & McConnell, S. (2010, June). Preschool children’s growth in early literacy/language and variation in Tier 1 classroom instructional quality. Poster presented at the 2010 IES Research Conference, Washington, DC

Linas, M., Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2010, June). Taking a snapshot of early childhood response to intervention across the United States: 2009 and 2010. Poster presented at the annual Head Start Research Conference, Washington DC.

Noe, S., Goldstein, H., Spencer, E., Ziolkowski, R., & Tabbah, R. (2010, October). Embedded storybook phonological awareness intervention for preschool children. Poster presented at 26th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Noe, S., Spencer, E., Schneider, N., Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2010, November). Phonological awareness & alphabet knowledge intervention embedded in storybooks. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Schneider, N., Spencer, E., Goldstein, H., & Ziolkowski, R. (2010, November). Describing language & literacy in preschools to inform RTI approaches. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Spencer, E. (2010, November). Fast-mapping of preschool children from low socioeconomic status families. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Spencer, E., Noe, S., Schneider, N., Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2010, November). Embedded storybook interventions for preschool children. Poster presented at the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Tabbah, R., Noe, S., Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2010, October). Early literacy instructional content in preschool curricula. Poster presented at the CEC Division for Early Childhood, 26th International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, Kansas City, MO.

2009 Presentations

Days, A. & McConnell, S. R. (2009, February). Defining and measuring school readiness: Theoretical considerations and practical applications. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston MA.

Davis, S. & McConnell, S. R., (2009, February). Expanding the use of RTI: Applications for preschool learners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston MA.

Kaminski, R.  (2009, March 4).  Response to Intervention in Early Childhood:  Current Trends.  7th Annual Positive Behavioral Support Conference.  Eugene OR.

Kaminski, R.  (2009, March 4).  Early Literacy in Early Childhood:  What to do and How to do it.  7th Annual Positive Behavioral Support Conference.  Eugene OR.

Carta, J. J.& Greenwood, C. R. (2009, March 16). RTI in pre-kindergarten. Conference call presentation to the USDE OSEP National Center on Response to Intervention Community of Practice. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2009, March). Emergent literacy: Foundations for success. Workshop presented at Central Ohio Special Education Region Resource Center, Columbus, OH.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2009, April).  Colloquium on Continuous Progress Monitoring. Presented to the Faculty of the Children and Family Research Centre, Institute for Early Childhood, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2009, April). Evidence-based Practice in Early Childhood. Workshop presentation for the Children and Family Research Centre, Institute for Early Childhood, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Goldstein, H. (2009, April). Teaching vocabulary introduced in story contexts to economically-disadvantaged children. Annual Goldstick lecture presented at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL.

Goldstein, H. (2009, April). Reexamining Response to Intervention: Implications for early childhood special education. Presented at the University of Illinois Doctoral Seminar, Champaign-Urbana, IL.

Carta, J. J., Kaminski, R., McConnell, S., & Greenwood, C. R. (2009, May).  Report on CRTIEC and RTI Models in Early Childhood.  In D. Gethmann & J. Gruba (Hosts), Planning the Iowa Agenda for Instructional Decision Making in Early Childhood, Heartland AEA 11, Des Moines, IA.

McConnell, S.R., Wackerle-Hollman, A., & Bradfield, T.A. (2009, May). Assessing language and early literacy development to promote effective interventions. Invited presentation, International Reading Association Reading Research Conference, Minneapolis MN.

Goldstein, H. (2009, May). Response to Intervention in preschool settings. Workshop presented at the Annual New York Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, Saratoga, NY.

Goldstein, H. (2009, June). Embedding language facilitation into book reading.  Workshop presented at the Utah State University Conference on Effective Practices, Logan, UT.

Goldstein, H. (2009, June). Tiered approaches to language and literacy instruction in preschool  settings. Workshop presented at the Utah State University Conference on Effective Practices, Logan, UT.

Carta, J. J. (2009, June).  How Do We Get Children with Disabilities Ready for School?  In Joan McLaughlin (Moderators), Panel session on Enhancing School Readiness, IES Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Linas, M., Carta, J. J., &Greenwood, C. R. (2009, June).  Taking a snapshot of Early Childhood Response to Intervention (RTI) across the USA. Poster presented at the IES Research Conference, Washington, DC.

McConnell, S. R., Kaminski, R., Goldstein, H., Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2009, October) Response to intervention in early childhood. Research to practice roundtable presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Bradfield, T. Wacherle-Hollman, A., & McConnell, S. (2009, October). All new IGDIs: Development and application within an EC RTI model. Panel session presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Kaminski, R., Ziolkowski, R., & Goldstein, H. (2009, October). The I in RTI: Effective interventions for language and early literacy. Panel session presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Linas, M., & Carta, J. J. (2009, October). Taking a snapshot of early childhood response to intervention across the states.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Buzhardt, J., Greenwood, C. R., Walker, D., Haupert, S., & Gruba, J. (2009, October). Web-based support for progress monitoring and decision making for infants and toddlers. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood (CRTIEC). (2009, October). CRITEC aims, activities, and work scope. Exhibit presented at the 25th Annual Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Greenwood, C. R., & Linas, M. (2009, December). Response to intervention in early childhood: What does it mean? What are States doing? What are the challenges? Panel session at the 2009 National OSEP Early Childhood meeting, Crystal City, VA. Participant Handout Version

2008 Presentations

McConnell, S., Carta, J. J., & Greenwood, C. R. (2008, February 21-22). Bringing Response to Intervention (RTI) into Preschool – Bridging Research and Practice. Panel Discussion at CRIEI, San Diego, CA

Kaminski, R., Deno, S., Good, R., & McConnell, S. (2008 February, 27-29). CBM, DIBELS, and IGDIS as General Outcome Measures. DIBELS Summit, Tamaya Lodge and Resort, Albuquerque, NM

Greenwood, C. R., Walker, D., & Buzhardt, J. (2008, June). Continuous progress monitoring measures for intervention research and accountability in early childhood. In D. Malouf (Chair), Do your assessment instruments measure up? Symposium presented at the 2008 IES Research Directors Conference, Washington, DC.

Carta, J. J (2008, June). The general outcome approach to progress monitoring in early childhood. In C. Kavulic (Chair), Progress Monitoring in Early Childhood : Generating a discussion. Panel session at the 2008 Project Directors Conference, Washington, DC.

McConnell, S. R. Wackerle-Hollman, A., Cadigan, K., Bradfield, T. & Missall, K.M. (2008, October). Individual Growth & Development Indicators for Preschool Children: What’s up? Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Early Childhood, Council on Exceptional Children, Minneapolis MN.

McConnell, S. R. (2008, October). Foundations in Measurement for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood:  What we’ll do and what we hope to learn. Paper as part of symposium, CRTIEC–Center for Response to Intervention In Early Childhood (J. Carta, Chair), presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Early Childhood, Council on Exceptional Children, Minneapolis MN.

Carta, J., McConnell, S., Ziolkowski, R., Kaminski, R., & Greenwood, C. (October, 29, 2008). CRTIEC: Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood – A new research Initiative to promote early literacy and language. Panel presentation at the Division of Early Childhood Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Carta, J. J., & Buysse, V. (2008, December 8).  What do we know and what does it look like? Response to intervention (RTI) in early childhood. Presentation at the OSEP National Early Childhood Conference, Washington, DC.