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Targeted Technical Assistance

Targeted technical assistance involves a structured process for a team to engage in professional learning, begin implementation, and have group-based opportunities for feedback. Annually, ISDs and Districts may complete a request for Targeted technical assistance. View the offerings available for ISDs, districts and schools and access materials.

To learn more about each offering, view the:

MiMTSS TA Center Catalog

Training Windows

Request for Targeted TA

A request for targeted MTSS technical assistance is available to districts and ISDs in one of the following areas:

  • Tier 1 Behavior Components of an MTSS Framework Series
  • Sustainability Support for School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Data-Based Individualization Team Training Series
  • Tier 1 Reading Components of an MTSS Framework Series
  • Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System (EWIMS) Trainer Support Sessions
  • District Implementation Team Installation Series

Participation will assist districts in meeting the requirement for Section 31a, subsection 3 of the State School Aid Act for implementing a K-12 MTSS framework.

To learn more about each offering, view the:

MiMTSS Technical Assistance Catalog

Submit a Request

District/ISD Request for Targeted MTSS Technical Assistance

Targeted MTSS Technical Assistance Rationale for Required Assessments

Online Form Request for Targeted Technical Assistance

Important Dates and Timeline

  • October 7, 2020
    • Overview webinar (3:30 - 4:30 p.m. ET).
  • December 4, 2020
    • Requests are due (entered online by 5:00 p.m. ET).
  • December 9, 2020
    • Districts/ISDs are notified of potential partnership.
  • December 16, 2020
    • 1-hour group readiness session (9:00-10:00 a.m. or 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET).

Process

  1. Download the Request for targeted technical assistance document.
  2. Develop your answers to the questions within the document.
  3. Submit your answers through our online form by the deadline. Requests will only be accepted through online submission.
  4. Receive notification of potential partnership.
  5. Schedule a group readiness session with MiMTSS TA Center staff.

Webinar Recording

The October 7 overview webinar, MTSS Technical Assistance Options is available on the Center's YouTube channel.

Behavior

Creating safe, predictable learning environments will positively impact both behavioral and academic outcomes for students.

OfferingFormatWho Should Attend

Sustainability Support for School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, session 1

Sustainability Support for School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, session 2

Sustainability Support for School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, session 3

Sustainability Support for School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, session 4

Four 2-hour webinars along with 1-hour optional “office hour”School Leadership Team (at a minimum the school administrator and the school-level coach) along with the District Coordinator

Tier 1 Behavior Components of an MTSS Framework Series, day 1

Tier 1 Behavior Components of an MTSS Framework Series, Coaching Support Session

Tier 1 Behavior Components of an MTSS Framework Series, day 2

Tier 1 Behavior Components of an MTSS Framework Series, day 3

3 days for School Leadership Teams and Coaches, 1 day specific to CoachesElementary and Secondary School Leadership Teams and School-Level Coaches

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 1

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 2

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 3

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 4

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 5

Tier 1 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 6

Six 2-hour webinarsISD personnel interested in building training capacity in Tier 1 SWPBIS

Tier 2 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 1

Tier 2 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 2

Tier 2 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports State Trainer Network, session 3

Three 2-hour webinarsISD personnel interested in building training capacity in Tier 2 SWPBIS

EWIMS

An Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System (EWIMS) is a data-driven, decision-making process.

OfferingFormatWho Should Attend
Early Warning Interventions and Monitoring System Trainer Support Sessions2 Days along with 3 Community of Practice sessionsIndividuals or teams committed to learning how to implement the EWIMS process and willing to train others in their ISD or district
Implementing an Early Warning Intervention and Motioning System (EWIMS)1 Day with follow-up facilitated data reviews (3) and EWIMS Community of Practice sessions (3)Teams from districts/ISDs with access to local attendance, behavior, and course performance data and an interest in exploring the implementation of EWIMS

Behavior & Reading

Behavior and reading are both critical to student learning. When supported together, the effects are even more powerful.

Data-Based Individualization (DBI) Team Training Series

This training series has ten 2-hour webinars.

OfferingFormatWho Should Attend
DBI Implementation Team Installation2-hour webinarDBI or Student Support Team
Using Diagnostic Assessment to Plan for DBI Implementation2-hour webinarDBI or Student Support Team
Evaluating Intervention Platforms2-hour webinarDBI or Student Support Team
Selecting and Adapting an Intervention Platform2-hour webinarDBI or Student Support Team
Scheduling and Logistics to Support Successful DBI Implementation2-hour webinar

Principal (or the individual in charge of the school’s master schedule)

DBI or Student Support Team

Structuring Intensive Intervention Groups for Success2-hour webinarDBI or Student Support Team
Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data to Inform Instructional Decision-Making2-hour webinar

DBI or Student Support Team

Individuals who are directly providing intensive intervention

Making Instructional Adaptations in the Context of DBI2-hour webinar

DBI or Student Support Team

Individuals who are directly providing intensive intervention

Behavioral Supports to Increase Student Motivation and Engagement2-hour webinar

DBI or Student Support Team

Individuals who are directly providing intensive intervention

Evaluating DBI Implementation2-hour webinar

DBI or Student Support Team

Principal

District Personnel

Literacy

Across all academic areas, strong literacy skills are necessary for academic success. Literacy supports need to be provided within a multi-tiered framework in order to meet the varying needs of students in schools.

OfferingFormatWho Should Attend

Tier 1 Reading Components of an MTSS Framework, Coaching Support Session

Tier 1 Reading Components of an MTSS Framework

2 days, 1 day for Coaches and 1 day for School Leadership Team and CoachesSchool Leadership Team, Individuals serving as System Coaches for School Leadership Teams

MTSS Neutral

An application of a general MTSS framework improves outcomes for learners.

District Implementation Team Installation Series

This series has three days for district coordinators and three days for the district implementation team.

OfferingFormatWho Should Attend

District Implementation Team Development Coordinator Session

1 dayDistrict Coordinator

District Implementation Team Development

1 dayDistrict Implementation Team and District Coordinator
District Implementation Team Development Coaching Support Session Coaches
Installing a District Implementation Infrastructure Coordinator Session Day 11 dayDistrict Coordinator
Installing a District Implementation Infrastructure Day 11 dayDistrict Implementation Team and District Coordinator
Installing a District Implementation Infrastructure Coordinator Session Day 21 dayDistrict Coordinator
Installing a District Implementation Infrastructure Day 21 dayDistrict Implementation Team and District Coordinator
Installing a District Implementation Infrastructure Day 2 Coaching Support Session Coaches

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