A Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) is a framework that unifies educational opportunities and supports to improve outcomes and ensure equity for all students.
The Vermont Multi-tiered System of Supports (VTmtss) is a systemic approach to decision-making for excellence and equity within a culture of continuous improvement that focuses on successful outcomes for all students. This systemic approach:
Supports the collaboration of all adults to meet the academic, behavioral, social and emotional needs of all students,
Provides a layered system of high-quality, evidence-based instruction, intervention, and assessment practices that are matched to student strengths and needs,
Relies on the effective and timely use of meaningful data,
Helps districts and their schools organize resources to accelerate the learning of every student, and
Engages and develops the collective expertise of educators, students, family and community partnerships.