MiMTSS Conference

Transforming Student Success Through MTSS



Call for Poster Proposals - Extended

The Michigan Multi-Tiered System of Supports Technical Assistance Center (MiMTSS TA Center), in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is excited to announce the dates of the 19th Annual MTSS Conference:

November 12 & 13, 2024 ~ Lansing Center (Lansing, MI)

Call for Poster Session Proposals - Deadline Extended!

We are seeking proposals for poster presentations for the 2024 annual MTSS conference.

We are especially interested in proposals that:

  • Make an overt connection to MTSS as a framework that includes academics and social, emotional, and behavioral supports. Review the MDE MTSS Practice Profile as a point of reference for MTSS implementation in Michigan.
  • Demonstrate a strong focus on student growth and/or increased achievement.
  • Showcase practical and replicable MTSS practices within the state of Michigan.
  • Highlight innovative approaches to address the unique needs of Michigan students.
  • Build upon and connect to the definition of educational equity, “…is when educational policies, practices, interactions, and resources are representative of, constructed by, and responsive to all people so that each individual has access to, meaningfully participates in, and has positive outcomes from high-quality learning experiences, regardless of individual characteristics and group memberships.” (Fraser, 2008; Great Lakes Equity Center, 2012)
  • Incorporate audience participation and engagement strategies.
  • Target various audience levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) across the educational cascade. 

Presenter Benefits:

  • Opportunity to showcase expertise and best practices to a statewide audience.
  • Poster presenters will receive one free conference registration and a $75 stipend to offset the cost of printing a poster (reimbursed to your district or ISD)

Proposal Submission:

All proposals must be submitted electronically and include the following information. Deadline for submitting proposals is September 30, 2024. Poster sessions will be reviewed and approved on a rolling basis (monthly) and primary contact will be notified of the submission status.

Call for Proposal Submission Questions 

We encourage educators, administrators, researchers and other MTSS implementers to submit proposals



The annual conference focuses on advancing effective MTSS implementation to ensure the growth and success for all learners. The two-day conference is an opportunity to learn the latest in research and best practices related to MTSS, strengthen implementation within your context, and connect and share with other attendees.

Sessions strands include:

  • Early Childhood
  • Integrated MTSS
  • Family Partnerships
  • Leadership
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Social, Emotional, Behavioral, Mental Health (SEB)

Conference Objectives

Conference Objectives

Conference participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research, promising practices, and critical issues related to MTSS to connect with their existing practices.
  • Learn about developing systems to support effective implementation.
  • Expand learning of contextual implementation of practices.
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills applicable to their specific role/position.

Answers to Some FAQs

Answers to Some FAQs
  • Cost is TBD
  • A hotel block will be available, information will be posted once available.
  • SCECHs will be available, at no cost, pending approval of the application.
  • Questions? Please email: [email protected].