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6-8 Grade Middle School Transition » MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)

MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)

Areas identified for study and consideration:
  • Based on research that strongly supports the benefits of providing coordinated, building-wide, behavioral instruction, determine what should be included to support middle school students. Areas of study include but are not limited to:
    - Study Skills
    - Common Note-Taking Skills
    - Behavioral Expectations (PBIS)
    - Individual Academic Goal Setting & Monitoring of Academic Progress
    - Student-Led Conferences
    - College & Career
    - Social Interaction Skills
    - Social Media Education
  • Determine the best way to deliver consistent, district-wide, study skills expectations and instruction (ie. Homeroom, Advisory, Curriculum Department Assignments).
  • Determine how to best deliver Tier 3 academic support.
  • Determine how to best deliver Tier 2 academic support.
  • Determine how to best deliver Tier 2 and Tier 3 behavioral support.
  • Determine the most effective methods for developing meaningful adult-student connections for every student.
  • Identify/recommend the topics, skills and programs to be included in our district-wide focus to support middle school instruction.
  • Identify/recommend where middle school "Survive & Thrive" skills should be taught.
  • Identify/recommend what common meeting times should be built into the schedule for staff.
  • Recommend a delivery method for Special Education classes (supplemental or replacement of core curriculum).
  • Identify classes that should be available to provide non- SPED academic support.
  • Identify supports for Tier 3 and Tier 2 behavioral needs.
  • Identify multiple strategies to help with the development of a meaningful adult-student connection(s) for every student.