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Multi-Tier System of Support: MTSS (RtI)

What is MTSS?
 
MTSS is an instructional framework that includes universal screening of all students, multiple tiers of instruction and support services, and an integrated data collection and assessment system to inform decisions at each tier of instruction. As defined by TEA, "MTSS is a term that encompasses supports for the whole child, and takes into account academics, behavior, and social/emotional supports. Rtl is a term that one may continue to hear to describe academic supports under the larger umbrella of MTSS- or one may hear the term academic MTSS."
MTSS encompasses supports for the whole child and takes into account academics, behavior, and social/ emotional supports.
  • MTSS is the term that is being used more and more nationwide.
  • Rtl and Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports {PSIS) are examples of tiered systems under the MTSS umbrella.
  • Intervention Best Practices Statewide leadership Network will develop guidance, including professional development modules, about MTSS.
 
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