The essential components of MTSS identified by MDE include:
- Team-Based Leadership
- Tiered Delivery System
- Selection and Implementation of Instruction, Interventions and Supports
- Comprehensive Screening & Assessment System
- Continuous Data-Based Decision Making
School staff implement the practices that support students. The tiered approach ensures that struggling students receive the targeted and intensive supports they need.
From the Technical Assistance Center to district personnel to school staff, guidance is provided every step of the way throughout implementation. The structure helps staff learn and sustain successful school-wide practices.