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On this page, you will find fact sheets, tools, and videos to support the "What, Why, and How" of your MTSS Implementation. Continue to revisit this site for more updates.

If you choose to use any of our materials, we ask that you provide relevant citation information; please see the Guidelines for Use file for additional clarification. Please note: The following statement applies to all materials from the Office of Learning Supports: The contents of this material were developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

Additional Resources

  • View the FSCP-RtI page for professional development and additional resources related to Family, School, and Community Partnering.
  • View the Components page to learn more about the MTSS Essential Components.
  • View archived MTSS webinars that the Office of Learning Supports co-facilitated with the Office of Online and Blended Learning.


These tools provide:

  1. An introduction to MTSS and the MTSS web page
  2. Connections between MTSS and key legislative priorities
  3. Resources to help assess your systems implementation
  4. Materials that can assist in developing an effective problem solving process that can be applied to all levels

Note: Please visit the MTSS Components page for additional tools related to the six Components;
these include downloadable Practice Profiles and definition and/or description documents.


The Office of Learning Supports created this series of videos to help provide information about MTSS, its components, and implementation science. To complete Video Investigation Guides along with each video, please download the Word file(s) by clicking on the hyperlinked title(s) provided here. If you need instructions on the layout of the Video Investigations Guides, please use the Instructions (PDF)  handout.

MTSS Overview

Shared Leadership

Data-Based Problem Solving

Layered Continuum of Supports

Evidence-Based Instruction

Family, School and Community Partnering

Implementation Science

Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring

For professional learning opportunities, please visit the MTSS Support page (which is also linked via the left-hand toolbar navigation).


For More Information

Please contact Kim Watchorn or 303-866-6262.

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