Within Colorado, there are six Essential Components in the Multi-Tiered System of Supports framework:
- Shared Leadership
- Data-Based Problem Solving and Decision Making
- Layered Continuum of Supports
- Evidence Based Instruction, Intervention, and Assessment Practices
- Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring
- Family, School, and Community Partnering (FSCP)
These components are not sequential and not hierarchical. They are complementary, and they are not mutually-exclusive.
Definitions and Descriptions
- Essential Components Defined with Descriptors
- Notecatcher (worksheet) version of Essential Components with Descriptors document
- MTSS Common Language Terms and Definitions
View the Resources page for videos related to each of the Essential Components.
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