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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.
  • Please use the navigation menu on the left to access the MTSS Components, Resources, and Support pages, which contain content related to MTSS.

Customer Support Survey

The Office of Learning Supports (OLS) is collecting information from stakeholders in preparation for our next State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) application, scheduled for the spring of 2016.  The long-term goal of the grant is high fidelity implementation of an integrated Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), implemented at the school, district, and BOCES - levels in local education agencies across the state. We are seeking your input on the professional development and technical assistance that should be provided from our Office in the coming years. Our intent is to solicit feedback from all levels of personnel and family and community members. To help us set the priorities for the grant, please complete this brief survey, which should only take a few minutes.



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 Spring 2016 OLS Professional Development calendar to view the list of the remaining 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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