Overview of MTSS

Overview of MTSS Communication & Collaboration
Multiple Tiers of Instruction & Intervention Capacity Building/Infrastructure
Problem-Solving Process Leadership


Fact Sheets

Professional Learning Modules

  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports: An Introduction (Thinkific) — This one-hour course is designed for all stakeholders within the Florida education system to gain a common understanding of MTSS, including its definition, purpose, and advantages.
  • Florida's Introduction to Multi-Tiered System of Supports — This online training provides an introduction to a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). The course provides an overview of an MTSS, describes the critical components of multi-tiered instruction and intervention for academics (e.g., reading) and behavior, describes the problem-solving process and how it used to make data-based decisions about instruction and intervention, and discusses how an MTSS relates to special education eligibility and processes. Additionally, case studies are provided for participants to apply what they learned about an MTSS.

Helpful Websites

  • Center on Multi-Tiered System of Supports at the American Institutes of Research is a national leader in supporting states, districts, and schools across the country in implementing an MTSS framework that integrates data and instruction within a multi-level prevention system to maximize student achievement and support students’ social, emotional, and behavior needs from a strengths-based perspective.
  • MTSS Introduction for Families — This online video for families discusses the concepts and practices related to the school-level use of problem solving and how it affects their child in the context of school-wide implementation.