October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

Tennessee’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) is a data-driven, problem-solving framework that organizes and integrates student supports to improve learning outcomes for all students. This framework is defined by four essential components: a multi-level...
Using Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Data

Using Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Data

The TN-MTSS Center provides training and support to improve district and school capacity to implement an integrated model of a multi-tiered system of supports. Our work centers around strengthening the essential components of this framework: screening, progress...
May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

We are proud of how you have supported your students throughout the 2020-2021 school year, and we were honored to partner with you for another school year. Now that we are approaching the end of the school year, we are highlighting how you can begin to evaluate the...
Trauma-Informed Practices

Trauma-Informed Practices

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) by age 16, two-thirds of all children in the US will have experienced some sort of traumatic event. These traumatic exposures, often referred to as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), range from...
Antecedent Interventions

Antecedent Interventions

You have most likely encountered a student who needs Tier III support to learn social, emotional, or behavioral skills. Tier III support for behavior can occur in multiple forms, but one method is for a Student Support Team to conduct a Functional Behavior Assessment...
Monitoring the Plan at the End of the Year

Monitoring the Plan at the End of the Year

The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and school staff are busy in a flurry of end-of-the-year activities. Classroom parties, school celebrations, exams, graduation – the list goes on and on. But what does the end of the school year mean for schools...