MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports)

Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, ESDs across Washington State initiated support to school districts to ensure every student has equitable access to the instruction and supports they need to thrive. In coordination with OSPI, the Multi-Tiered System of Supports Cohort through ESD 101 leads districts through implementation of an evidence-based framework focused on organizing the efforts of adults within systems to be more efficient and effective.

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MTSS consists of 5 essential components which enable teams to work together to adapt instruction and supports to varied student needs. 

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Component 1: Team-Driven Shared Leadership

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Component 2: Data-Based Decision Making

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Component 3: Family, Student, and Community Engagement

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Component 4: Continuum of Supports

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Component 5: Evidence-Based Practices

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Resources for each of the following 5 can be found here:

Link to OSPI MTSS webpage:

MTSS State Implementation Team Contact Information:

Grant Description and RIC Background:

Future Application Timeline:
-   March 2023: iGrant Cycle opens for Cohort 3
-   April 2023: Deadline for Cohort 3 iGrant Cycle
-   May 2023: Cohort 3 finalized

Calendar of Events:
-   Washington State Educational Conference (formerly MTSSfest): August 2023 TBD


SDetrickStephanie Detrick
School Climate Transformation Grant Coordinator
MTSS Regional Implementation Coordinator
[email protected]
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