Spring/Summer 2015 Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Professional Learning Events
See this flyer for information on all four upcoming face-to-face events, or click on session titles immediately below to register.
- MTSS Overview Training (5/28/15, Thornton)
- MTSS Overview Training (6/5/15, Wheat Ridge)
- MTSS Implementation in Early Grades (6/16/15, Castle Rock)
- MTSS Implementation Workshop (6/19/15, Denver Metro)
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Trainings
During Fall 2014, we offered 7 face-to-face, full-day MTSS Overview training sessions throughout Colorado. This one-day workshop facilitated by representatives from the Office of Learning Supports included awareness and skill-building activities. You can download various materials from the training, including this handout version of the presentation: Slides from the MTSS Overview sessions (PDF)
If you choose to use any of our materials, we ask that you provide relevant citation information; please see the "Guidelines for Use" file included at the bottom of this page 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.
Power Point training slides by chapter:
Segment 4: MTSS Essential Components (all except
Data-Based Problem Solving and Decision-Making,
which is featured separately)
Segment 5: MTSS Essential Component: Data-Based Problem Solving
and Decision-Making and Corresponding Recorded Learning Module (26 mins.)
Segment 7: How of MTSS? Implementation Science
(and training closure notes)
Supplemental Materials shared during the overview trainings:
MTSS Fact Sheets and MTSS Videos are on the MTSS Resources page.
CSEAC Respectful Language (Person First)
handout is on the CSEAC page.
"Habits of a Systems Thinker" is online at this external link.
Family, School, and Community Partnering (FSCP)
brochures/standards are on the SACPIE website.
Downloadable: Teaming Structures/Working Smarter handout (PDF)
Downloadable: Multi-Tiered Partnering Supports Checklist (PDF)
Downloadable: Essential Components Notecatcher (PDF)
Article Citation: "The ABCs of Evidence-Based Practice for Teachers"
by Allison G. Kretlow and Sharon L. Blatz in TEACHING Exceptional
Children, v43, n5, p.8-19, May-June 2011.
Webinars and Office Hours
Follow-up webinars and online office hours are an additional layer of support. These online sessions provide a deeper focus on topics, tools, and concepts from the face-to-face MTSS Overview trainings. Separate registration for online events is posted here.
Webinars: These are structured learning opportunities that will be coordinated by facilitators and will be tutorial with some options for clarification.
- MTSS Tools and Implementation Webinar Series (coming soon)
- November 2014
- January 2015
- April 2015
Office Hours: These are semi-structured sessions that will provide interaction, dialogue, and plans for personal application.
- MTSS Office Hours may be scheduled with individual staff members. Use the link below to identify yourself and the questions that you have relating to MTSS implementation. A consultant from the Office of Learning Supports will contact you directly to designate a date/time to have a phone call or virtual meeting.
- Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MTSS_OfficeHrs_Sp2015
Online Classes (Blackboard)
MTSS 101: An Introduction to a Multi-Tiered System of Supports
If you are interested in learning more about MTSS, you might want to participate in this introductory course. You will have time to engage with materials available on the CDE MTSS website, and you will have an opportunity to dialogue with course instructors (who are consultants in the Office of Learning Supports).
Instructors: Kim Watchorn and Bev Harris
Registration is closed.
Please see this sample syllabus for information about the course.
A. Progress Monitoring for Behavior
B. Introduction to Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Planning
Instructor: Jessica Daily
Registration: Please see additional course information on the PBIS web page to register for either of these two courses.
A. Family, School, and Community Partnering High Impact Strategies: Communicating and Designing Homework "Two-Way"
B. Multi-Tiered Family, School, and Community Partnering
C. Family-School Partnersing at the Secondary Level
For More Information
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