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Multi-Tiered System of Supports MTSS

What is NC MTSS?

NC MTSS is a multi-tiered framework that promotes school improvement through engaging, research-based academic and behavioral practices as well as Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). NC MTSS employs a systems approach using data-driven problem-solving to maximize growth for all.



So What Does That Mean?

It just means that ALL students will be provided the instruction they need to make progress towards meeting standards as we prepare them for college, career, and community readiness.

ALL students will receive core instruction with academic, behavioral, and social-emotional practices based on the needs of the district and school populations.

MTSS Quick Facts:

  • All staff and students are a part of a multi-tiered system of support.
  • MTSS utilizes a systematic problem-solving model to analyze multiple pieces of information to determine how all students are responding to classroom instruction.
  • School Teams look at instructional practices, curriculum, and the environment to ensure that students get the help they need when they need it.
  • MTSS is a layering of academic, behavior and social-emotional supports. Additional supports are added as needed.
  • ALL students have access to all layers of instructional support; instruction increases in intensity as layers are added.

Want to Know More?

Check out the NC Department of Instruction MTSS for Families website!