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Multi-Tiered System of Supports

About MTSS

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) ;is defined as a whole-school, data-driven, prevention-based framework for improving learning outcomes for EVERY student through a layered continuum of evidence-based practices and systems.

The mission of the Office of Learning Supports (OLS) is to shape, develop, and increase the collective capacity of schools and districts to implement and sustain a multi-tiered system of supports, through a problem-solving culture that integrates data, practices, and systems which improve educational outcomes for every student.

Professional Development Opportunities

The OLS is offering Professional Development (PD)* and Technical Assistance (TA)* to school and district personnel during the 2015-2016 academic year. Access the 2015-2016 OLS Professional Development calendar to view the list of PD offerings.

In order to request TA from the OLS, please complete the online submission of this TA Request Form. To prepare your responses, you may choose to download this PDF version of the form prior to opening the online submission form. Requests for TA will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis; preference may be given to district/charter leadership and administrative units in need of support integrating systems of academic and behavioral support.

If you would like to learn more about a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), please visit the the Support page (also linked in the left-hand navigation on this page) for future learning sessions and for training materials from past events.

For More Information

Contact Kim Watchorn, 303-866-6262.

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