MULTI-TIERED SYSTEM OF SUPPORT (MTSS)
What is MTSS? an overview
A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a framework of instructional design aimed to support all students in making progress toward and exceeding mastery of grade-level content standards.
In an MTSS framework, instructional supports are differentiated by levels to accelerate growth both for students who lag behind their peers, as well as those who exceed grade-level expectations. A school-wide, multi-level instructional system for preventing school failure includes screening, progress monitoring, and data-based decision making for instruction and movement within the multi-level system. (MN Department of Education, 2015)
What does that really mean? It means that we are building a system that ensures students receive the help they need when they need it: one system of multiple supports – in academics and behavior.
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A timely, valid, and reliable assessment framework is a critical element of MTSS (Torgesen, 2006). An assessment framework is used to collect information to make educational decisions (Burns & Gibbons, 2008). Within an assessment framework, there are four main objectives:
Effective core instructions is characterized by six key elements.
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MTSS Problem Solving Team Packet
Schoolwide Problem Solving
Goodhue County Education District, 395 Guernsey Lane, Red Wing, MN 55066 651-388-4441
Goodhue County Education District is a group of six southeastern Minnesota school districts: Cannon Falls, Goodhue, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Lake City, Red Wing and Zumbrota-Mazeppa. Working together, the districts provide effective and efficient educational services and funding for special education programs, staff development, extended and alternative summer school services.