The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is designed to serve students in grades
K ï¿½ 5 who are at risk of not reaching or maintaining academic grade level, as
defined in the state Early Intervention Program Guidelines. The purpose of EIP
is to help students reach grade level performance in the shortest possible time.
Students may qualify for EIP in reading and/or in mathematics.
The program design is developed in coordination with regular
instruction and other educational programs. Development and evaluation of the
program involves teachers, administrators, and parents at the school level. The
Early Intervention Program includes four components:
- Delivery Models
- Class Size
- Instructional Segments of Service
Program is staffed by certified teachers with experience and expertise in
teaching students with diverse needs and abilities. Early intervention funds
provide additional staff beyond that provided through regular funds.
participating school selects the delivery model(s) to be used. Any combination
of state approved models may be used within a school depending on the unique
needs and characteristics of the students and school.
A class for
EIP must follow Class Size Rules in the state guidelines.
Instructional Segments of Service ï¿½
A segment for grades K-3 is defined as a minimum of 45
minutes daily. A segment for grades 4-5 is defined as a minimum of 50 minutes of