MTSS for Reading Success

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the two systems of support within MTSS.
  • Describe the four basic components of MTSS.
  • Describe the three tiers in MTSS and the goals of each.
  • Identify the three key components of fidelity of implementation.
  • Explain the main purpose of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
  • Describe the steps in the problem-solving process.

Key Vocabulary

academic instruction
behavioral instruction
data-based decision making
diagnostic assessment
evidence-based program
fidelity of implementation
intensive intervention
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
ongoing assessment
outcome assessment
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)
problem-solving steps
professional development
progress-monitoring assessment
Response to Intervention (RtI)
screening assessment
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
targeted intervention
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
universal instruction