Prevent Chronic Absenteeism with Data-Driven MTSS Practices

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Now more than ever, schools and districts need proven strategies to reduce student absenteeism—and to quickly address attendance issues before they become chronic.

Join two MTSS experts for an in-depth discussion of using data and supports most effectively to prevent student absences. You’ll explore:

  • The four root causes of absenteeism across K‒12
  • Gathering the right data to assess each student’s level of risk
  • Aligning tiered resources and supports to best engage students in school
  • Communicating with families and communities to reverse common misconceptions about absenteeism


Dr. Sarah BrownDr. Sarah Brown
MTSS consultant and author

Sarah Brown, PhD, is President of System Impact Consulting and a national MTSS consultant and author. She formerly served as Senior Director of MTSS Solutions at Renaissance and as Bureau Chief at the Iowa Department of Education. She is co-author of the book Effective Universal Instruction: An Action-Oriented Approach to Improving Tier 1.

Kellie Kilde

Kellie Kilde
MTSS Advisor, Renaissance

Kellie Kilde, MEd, is MTSS Advisor at Renaissance, working alongside multiple teams to provide guidance on implementing MTSS within a school setting. Prior to her work in the edtech space, Kellie was an educator for over 20 years, serving students and staff in various capacities as an Intervention Specialist, Dean of Students, and Special Education teacher.