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Multi-Tiered Support System

Core Characteristics of MTSS


Multi-Tiered Support System is a systematic approach for assisting students. It is a process that identifies struggling students before they fail. It supports struggling students throughout the educational process. The Intervention Coordinators work in conjunction with the regular education teacher and the Title I teacher to provide individualized instruction to students who are exhibiting a need for additional academic or behavioral support. The key characteristics of RtII include the following:

  • Standards aligned instruction in a research-based core program
  • Universal screening of academics and behavior
  • Shared ownership of all students
  • Data-based decision making
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Benchmark and Outcome Assessment
  • Tiered intervention and service delivery system
  • Research-based interventions
  • Flexible grouping
  • Fidelity of Implementation
  • Parental engagement