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Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory Facilitator

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

Role Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Successfully Facilitating the R-TFI

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


To become a certified R-TFI Facilitator, attend an in-person training OR complete 2 online courses hosted by EduPaths ( 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. Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI) Overview.
  2. Facilitating the Reading Tiered Fidelity Inventory (R-TFI).

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.

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