Mark your calendars now for the 2018 National MTSS Professional Learning Institute on July 24–26, 2018 in Sacramento, CA.

We expect this event to be just as energizing as last year, when more than 900 educators, administrators, and a variety of stakeholders from agencies, institutes of higher education and community-based organizations came together around the theme “All Means All”—Stay tuned for more information about registration.

Apply to be a presenter at 2018
National MTSS Professional Learning Institute
The PLI planning committee is taking applications for 30-minute Quick Talks and 75-minute Presentations. Please follow this link to the application to indicate your presentation interests. Applications are due by February 15, 2018. 

We look forward to seeing you in Sacramento in July.

Can’t wait until July for an energizing PLI experience? 
Take a walk down memory lane with presentations from the 2016 National PLI here ; or host your own regional professional learning institute with SWIFT’s help. Contact us at for more information about how to get started. 

Our January SWIFT Unscripted podcast features Dr. Caryn Ward, the associate director of education and measurement for the National Implementation Research Network. Listen and learn about implementation drivers, the building blocks for using effective practices with fidelity to get the outcomes that you expect from your schoolwide transformation.

SWIFT Unscripted is a monthly podcast featuring guests from among the SWIFT community. A transcript link for each SWIFT Unscripted podcast is available at the end of its description. You can listen on SoundCloud or iTunes , or visit the SWIFT Unscripted page to download the podcast to your computer. 

Do you like to write and have a story to share about equity-based MTSS or inclusive education? SWIFT welcomes submissions that advance the practice of equity, excellence, and All Means All. Click here for submission guidelines.

SWIFT Talk is a blog where you can find brief articles from various points of view in the SWIFT community.  

Copyright SWIFT Education Center, 2018. Permission is granted to share and reprint. Please cite as SWIFT News , Issue 50, January, 2018. Lawrence, KS: SWIFT Education Center

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