The School Counselor &
Multi-Tier System of Support
(MTSS)

Although students have a range of different needs, MTSS allows all of them to access rigorous and engaging learning opportunities in Tier I (for ALL) as well as research-based supports in Tier 2 (for SOME) and Tier 3 (for FEW)These tiers represent the level of support a student may need at any point in their schooling. All tiers are universally designed to ensure equitable access for all students.

Tier 1

behavioral

academic

3

few

2

some

1

all

social emotional

"All Champions are unique and gifted individuals"

   ~ Oxford Preparatory

tier 1

all

UNIVERSAL SUPPORT FOR ALL STUDENTS:

Restorative Practices

SEL

PBIS

Trauma-Informed

Calm Classrooms

Evidence-based priorities and practices that support the academic, social and emotional, and behavioral success for all students in the most inclusive and equitable learning environment.

“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”

~ André Gide

tier 2

Some

Additional services provided for some champions who need additional support academically, social/emotionally, and career and college readiness

Restorative Practices

Using Restorative Questions to Collaboratively Problem Solve

Peer Mediated Conflict Resolution Circle

Calm Classrooms

Trauma-Informed

SEL

Collaboration to identify and support students with Tier 2 needs

Check and Connect: Students who need extra academic, social/emotional or behavioral support have a quick check-in with an adult.

Parent Communication and Engagement

Progress monitoring data are collected more frequently and monitored

TARGETED GROUP INTERVENTIONS:

“A child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.”                                                                               ~ Pablo Casals

tier 3

few

Intensive Individualized Interventions and Supports for a Few #champions - The academic and behavioral instruction and intervention that is provided to students who show a need for intensive and individualized help that is provided in addition to Universal (Tier 1) and as determined Targeted (Tier 2).

INDIVIDUALIZED INTERVENTIONS: