• Multi-Tiered System of Supports

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What is MTSS?

  • Georgia operates within a three-tiered, multi-level prevention system. Students receive services at all levels, depending on their needs. When all compo​nents are implemented, research shows results include strengthened Tier 1 instruction with 80% of students responding to core curriculum.

     

    Georgia's Tiered System of Supports for Students represents a cross-divisional effort among Teaching and Learning, School and District Effectiveness, Federal Programs, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, and Special Education.

     

    The essential components of Georgia’s framework are aligned with the nationally vetted Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) including: Screening​​​Progress Monitoring​Multi-Level Prevention System​, and Data-Based Decision Making​. Georgia added Infrastructure as a fifth component​ to ensure schools can develop a systemic and preventive educational system that can ​​easily be personalized for every child. The following are critical elements of Infrastructure: LeadershipEffective TeamingProfessional Learning, and Family & Community Engagement​.