Overview of MTSS framework from NC Department of Public Instruction:
NCDPI MTSS Definition
NC MTSS is a multi-tiered framework which promotes school improvement through engaging, research-based academic and behavioral practices. NC MTSS employs a systems approach using data-driven problem-solving to maximize growth for all.
NCDPI MTSS Vision
Every NC Pre K-12 public education system implements and sustains all components of a Multi-Tiered System of Support to ensure college and career readiness for all students.
NCDPI MTSS Mission
NCDPI will prepare and support LEAs to implement a Multi-Tiered System of Support for total school improvement by providing professional development, coaching and technical assistance, research and evaluation, and communication and visibility that results in college, career and community readiness for all students. NCDPI believes that MTSS is the most effective and efficient approach to improving school outcomes and student performance thereby ensuring equitable access to a sound basic education.
- Data-based Problem Solving
- Data Evaluation
- Three Tiers Instruction/Intervention
- Building Capacity/Infrastructure for Implementation
- Communication and Collaboration