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Bridges: Tier 2 Targeted Interventions

Managing challenging behavior can feel like a never-ending battle, and without well-developed Tier 2 Behavior Systems, meeting the social-emotional and behavioral needs of your struggling learners can feel overwhelming for teachers and staff. 

All too often, behavior interventions for Tier 2 are complex and time-consuming, making them difficult to implement with fidelity and leading to staff burn-out. Our evidence-based Tier 2 Intervention Framework provides a structure for your campus to provide ready-to-implement interventions aligned with your school-wide expectations. This framework can help your campus ensure that all students receive the support they need in order to be successful!

What if your school could overcome these challenges and create a system for Tier 2 interventions that work for both students and staff?



Increase Staff Confidence

Creating an aligned system for Tier 2 behavior interventions allows your staff to feel confident in their abilities to implement high-quality interventions.


Better Student Outcomes

More consistent interventions ensure students have access to the supports they need in every classroom, every day - improving overall student outcomes.


Data-Driven Decision Making

With ready-to-interpret progress monitoring data at your fingertips, making data-driven decisions in real time becomes easier.

An Overview of the Implementation Process

To facilitate long-term change, our initial implementation process occurs over a full year. Our Tier 2 Framework for Effective Interventions provides a proven, step-by-step system that focuses on providing efficient, evidence-based interventions to ensure every student is on track to succeed. Here’s an overview of the implementation process: 


Planning & Consensus


District leadership will work with an expert Emergent Tree coach to create a custom implementation plan utilizing our proven framework.

Early conversations focus on the purpose & components of our framework for Tier 2, identifying barriers and enablers, and clarifying roles.


Introductory Training


Campus teams meet to learn the Tier 2 Framework. During this training, teams will create campus-specific processes & operating procedures.

All campus staff will get an overview of Tier 2 systems using the Emergent Tree Online Virtual Learning Academy prior to the beginning of the year.


Personalized Coaching Support


Campus teams receive scheduled, ongoing support from an Emergent Tree coach. During coaching sessions, teams assess progress using the Emergent Tree Tier 2 Quality Indicators.

Campus and Emergent Tree staff collaborate to determine small sets of action items for each campus team.


Follow-Up Training & Support


A mid-year training session focuses on team development. Teams collaborate to problem-solve barriers and update campus operating procedures.

We will also connect with your technology team to load information into the Universal Behavior Screener software to prepare for end-of-year screening.


Yearly Program Review


Emergent Tree conducts a comprehensive evaluation of implementation across the components of our Tier 2 framework.

You'll receive reports of implementation levels, highlights of strengths, and suggested actions for campus improvement planning that will carry over into the next school year.

Create Systems That Support Student & Teacher Success

Behavior and classroom management challenges are two of the most commonly cited reasons that teachers leave the classroom. Complicated intervention plans and limited training in evidence-based behavior interventions only add to the challenge.

...But, it doesn’t have to be this way! Our Tier 2 Intervention Framework helps your campus create efficient systems that can be rapidly implemented & won’t tax your already limited resources. 

Using our framework, we’ll guide you each step of the way to develop strong, sustainable Tier 2 behavior supports. 

Dedicated Expert Coach

Dedicated Expert Coach

Our frameworks connect you with a dedicated Emergent Tree coach committed to getting to know your campus, and its unique needs. Centered around the Bridges quality indicators, these meetings are designed to help your team monitor implementation & create an action plan for next steps.

Data-Driven Software Access

Data-Driven Software Access

Subscription (1-year) access to our Universal Screener and Progress Monitoring software to help you take a proactive approach to conversations around behavior and social-emotional learning needs on your campus(es). We'll even partner with your district technology department to streamline the process.

Resource Library Access

Resource Library Access

Get instant access to our growing resource library designed to support the implementation of Tier 2 social-emotional & behavior interventions, including our social skills curriculum & lesson materials, online courses and mini-courses, on-demand video demonstrations, and more.

Collaborative Network

Collaborative Network

Emergent Tree provides ongoing opportunities to collaborate with other campuses and districts implementing Emergent Tree Frameworks through our collaborative network. Share ideas, problem-solve common barriers, and celebrate success with other educators on the same journey!

Results & Partnerships

We’ve partnered with hundreds of schools in the United States to deliver amazing results with the Bridges Tier 2 Framework. We’re committed to helping your campus or district build sustainable systems to support the social, emotional, and behavior needs of students and staff. But you don’t have to take our word for it!

Here’s what some of our partner campuses and districts have said about our work:

Emergent Tree helped us come together and elevate the conversation about Social Emotional Behavioral needs. As a result, we established a District Care Team and created visuals/frameworks, so we are all on the same page. The validation that Emergent Tree gave us allowed us to self-correct. 

Christina has been so helpful in onboarding Emergent Tree Tier 2 behavior supports. She meets with our district team and with our campus leaders. She provides great insight, information and resources. She is knowledgeable about the Emergent Tree resources and guides us in the right direction. The Bridges Framework has brought a systematic approach to behavior support for our students needing targeted instruction. We are seeing and hearing the benefits to our students and our staff.

In working with ETE, we have benefited from the high level of behavioral and education knowledge they have brought to the district. Beyond ETE's content knowledge, we have been impressed with their attentiveness to the individual needs of our district, professionalism with our staff and other stakeholders, and their willingness to go above and beyond the dictates of our contract to make sure we feel supported and successful in our implementation.
Laura Segers, Former Executive Director of State & Federal Programs,Round Rock ISD
Debbie Brown, Director Academic Support, Hays CISD
Rolando Toscano, Superintendent, East Central ISD

Schedule a Free Consultation

Wondering if our Tier 2 Framework is the right fit for your campus or district?

We offer a complimentary consultation to make sure we’re a great fit. Use the calendar scheduler below to find a time to meet with one of our experts. We’ll learn more about your needs and share how the implementation of our frameworks for social-emotional and behavioral support has worked for districts like yours! 

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