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Ms. Todd, M. S., is a Senior Research Assistant at the University of Oregon in the Educational and Community Supports (ECS) research unit. She taught in elementary classrooms as well as the lead teacher for students who had severe cognitive delays. Teaching adults became a passion as her work shifted to research and instruction focusing on special education instructional design and teaching practices. Her work has contributed to the development of training materials, tools and interventions being used in schools across the world including materials for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS): Tiers I, II, and III implementation that focus on systems, evidence-based practices and the use of data. She has co-authored 16 book chapters, 45 peer reviewed journal articles, and training materials that move research into practice. Most recently, Ms. Todd’s research and training contributions have focused on using data for progress monitoring and decision-making. Team-Initiated Problem Solving (TIPS) is an evidence based decision-making model developed for team use.