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Multi Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

Wyoming schools are committed to helping all children succeed. They help children learn and ensure those who need additional supports are successful. The MTSS is one way schools provide those supports. MTSS is a multi-step process of providing instruction and support to promote the academic and behavioral success of all children. Individual children’s progress is monitored and results are used to make decisions about further instruction and intervention. MTSS is most commonly used in addressing reading, math and behavior, but can also be used in other areas of education. The MTSS process is flexible and designed by school districts to meet the needs of their students.

Data Based Individualization (DBI)

Data Based Individualization (DBI) is a framework for intensive intervention, using data to determine when and how to provide more intensive intervention. Throughout the DBI process, progress monitoring data is used to evaluate a student’s response to intervention.

Family Engagement

Family Engagement is the deliberate systematic inclusion of families in all activities and programs that promote and reinforce children’s learning, development and wellness in multiple settings. It is based on respectful relationship and collaborative communication between schools and families that embrace families as equal partners, advocates and decision makers for their student.