What is Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)?
MTSS is a framework that is designed to meet the needs of the whole child through an integrated multi-level prevention system. MTSS uses team based leadership, and data-based decision making, to meet the academic and non-academic needs of all students. High quality core academic instruction and non academic practices are provided as universal supports to all children. Evidence-based intervention and supports are matched to student needs and informed by ongoing progress monitoring and additional assessments.
MTSS is a way to meet the learning needs of all students. It refers to evidenced-based, instructional strategies, interventions and other resources that are used to help all students achieve. MTSS is evidence-based, and uses problem solving to address both academic and behavioral instruction
and interventions, (FL MTSS, 2011). When a school uses MTSS, all students are taught the same content, however some students receive additional help when needed. A school team reviews your child’s progress using data to determine how to support your child’s needs.
Parent Information of Delaware along with the Delaware Department of Education have created the following information to help families understand MTSS.
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