Multi-Tiered System of Support
All students receive core instruction with research-based, best instructional practices in an inclusive, equitable learning environment
Some students have academic gaps and social-emotional and/or behavioral needs- so they get Tier 1 + supplemental support & intervention in order to achieve
Few students have greater academic gaps and social-emotional and/or behavioral needs- so they get Tier 1 + Tier 2 + intensive intervention in order to achieve
will achieve with high-quality core instruction in place
- Essential Standards
- Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
The Merced Union High School District is transitioning to a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) as a proactive approach to meeting the needs of all students, which requires the
Long-term English learner
Gifted & Talented
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Multiple Means of Engagement: How are learners challenged, excited, or interested?
Multiple Means of Representation: Present content and information in different ways.
Multiple Means of Action & Expression: Differentiate the ways students can express what they know.
The goal of UDL is to use a variety of teaching methods to remove any barriers to learning and give all students equal opportunities to succeed. It’s about building in flexibility that can be adjusted for every student’s strengths and needs.
- Small group pull-out
- Academic Support
- SST convened to assess needs
Examples of possible actions associated with each Tier
Isn't this all just Response to Intervention (RtI)?
The RtI framework can be part of an MTSS approach. MTSS goes beyond RtI to include social-emotional supports, professional development for teachers, and is a comprehensive approach to the whole child.
Every Student Can Learn & We Plan for All Students
intentional integration of academic, behavioral, and social-emotional interventions and services.
All students will fall into Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3