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MTSS Information

11 months ago

By Christy Peterson

WHAT IS MULTI-TIER SUPPORT SYSTEM (MTSS)?

MTSS is a multi-step process that is put in place to support the academic and behavioral needs of ALL students as early as possible to ensure success. The goal of MTSS is to prevent failure and make all students successful learners. MTSS  contains the following essential components:

•Universal Screener in math and reading  to help schools identify students who may need more support or other types of instruction;

•Research-based interventions, teaching strategies,or other methods that have been proven to be effective in addressing a student’s academic or behavioral problems that will help children learn;

•Progress monitoring a student’s progress in the general curriculum to see how well the student is doing on a specific skill;•

Following recommended state guidelines for making decisions about which students are making progress or responding to intervention determines the next steps in the process.

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