Implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in Preschool Programs

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Implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in Preschool supports inclusion and promotes positive outcomes for every child. This course will introduce the essential elements of MTSS and provide examples of how they are connected to preschool principles and best practices.

Clock Hours: 2 hours

Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the MTSS framework and its essential components in order to to plan for and monitor every child’s learning needs through a layered continuum of supports.
  • Explain how MTSS can be implemented in preschool, learning to promote a systems approach to improving children’s outcomes that consists of shared leadership to analyze policies, procedures and evidence-based practices that will support all children.
  • Connect everyday best preschool practices of using data with MTSS Essential Components.

G 5.2. Practices and applies developmentally appropriate guidance approaches that promote and teach positive behaviors, problem-solving, and self-regulation. 
G 5.3. Plans, implements, and analyzes policies, procedures, and best practices to support developmentally appropriate guidance strategies that can be applied to individual and groups of children. 
COA 5.2. Applies assessment data (both indirect and direct) in curriculum, instruction, professional practice, and interaction with children, seeking support as needed. Is able to link assessment data to child progress and goal setting for individual and groups of children. 

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Last updated: April 8, 2019

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