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Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory Facilitator

R-TFI facilitators help schools with the R-TFI.

Role Description

Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI) Facilitator Job Description

R-TFI Facilitator Professional Learning Plan

The R-TFI Facilitator is the point person for each school using the Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI). They are responsible for scheduling and leading the administration of the R-TFI one to three times per school year. The R-TFI Facilitator plays a critical role with ensuring:

  • The accuracy of the R-TFI data
  • Schools understand the purpose of the R-TFI, including intended uses and misuses
  • Schools effectively use their R-TFI results to design improvements to their school-wide reading systems

For more information on the full scope of the R-TFI Facilitator's responsibilities, see R-TFI Facilitator Job Description under Tools and Resources on the right-hand side of this page.

Certification

To become a certified R-TFI Facilitator Tier 1, complete 4 online courses hosted by EduPaths (https://www.edupaths.org/Pathways/Courses/66). You will need to sign up for a free account if you have not previously registered for a course with EduPaths. Search Pathways for these titles:

  1. The Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI) Overview Version 2
  2. Facilitating the R-TFI Version 2
  3. R-TFI Tier 1 Part 1: Elementary and Secondary
  4. Either Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory Tier 1 Part 2: Items Unique to Elementary or Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory Tier 1 Part 3: Items Unique to Secondary

To become a certified R-TFI Facilitator Advanced Tiers, complete 3 online courses hosted by EduPaths (https://www.edupaths.org/Pathways/Courses/66). You will need to sign up for a free account if you have not previously registered for a course with EduPaths. Search Pathways for these titles:

  1. The Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI) Overview Version 2
  2. Facilitating the R-TFI Version 2
  3. Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory Advanced Tiers

Prior to independently facilitating an R-TFI administration, people new to the role should also observe or co-facilitate an administration of the R-TFI.

Support for R-TFI Facilitators

Whether you are new to the role of R-TFI Facilitator or looking for ongoing support in your role, check out the Tools and Resources on the right-hand side of this page. Resources are available for conducting a self-assessment of your knowledge and skills and personalizing a professional learning plan to address areas of need. Find practical tips and a checklist for successfully facilitating the R-TFI as well as background information on specific items.

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