Tiers of Intervention for Student Absences and/or Lack of Participation/Engagement

Tier 1a - Universal Prevention - Student absences or lack of online engagement for 1-2 days

  1. The attendance clerk contacts family to confirm absence and to determine best way to contact the family
  1. Regular communication from classroom teacher to increase sense of belonging, engagement and participation
  2. Regular positive attendance messaging from school sites to increase sense of belonging,engagement and participation

Tier 1b - Personalized Outreach - Student absence or lack of online engagement for 3 days

  1. Classroom teacher contacts the family, expressing concern for the safety and well-being of the student and family.
  1. The teacher may contact the school counselor if they feel there is a social/emotional concern with the student

Tier 2 - Early Intervention - Student absence or lack of online engagement for 5 days

  1. Site SEL/Wellness team meets weekly to review student attendance/engagement and identifies students who have 5+ absences or is noted to have lack of engagement for 5+ days
  2. A meeting scheduled with the family (via Zoom) or at the school site only if able to abide by the recommendations of State/County/District health guidelines


Tier 3 - Intensive Intervention - Student absence or lack of online engagement for 10 days

  1. Site SEL/Wellness team meets weekly to review student attendance/engagement and identifies students who have 10+ absences or is noted to have lack of engagement for 5+ days
  2. A School Attendance Review Team (SART) meeting scheduled with the family (via Zoom) or at the school site only if able to abide by the recommendations of State/County/District health guidelines.
  1. Possible home visit (could include principal, school counselor, community liaison, teacher, other staff members)