CONTACT: Amy Jablonski, Director, Integrated Academic & Behavior Systems

MTSS Regional Consultants:
Angie Cloninger - Southeast Area
Amy Miller - North Central Area
Angel Goodwine Batts - North Central Area
Beth Boggs - Northwest Area
Lynn Bailey - West Area
Anne Nixon - Northeast Area
Susan Laney - Piedmont-Triad Area
Correy Watkins - Sandhills Area
Karmen Mills - Southwest Area

Regional Consultants by Region:
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NCDPI MTSS Definition
NC MTSS is a multi-tiered framework which promotes school improvement through engaging, research-based academic and behavioral practices. NC MTSS employs a systems approach using data-driven problem-solving to maximize growth for all.

Every NC Pre K-12 public education system implements and sustains all components of a Multi-Tiered System of Support to ensure college and career readiness for all students.

NCDPI will prepare and support LEAs to implement a Multi-Tiered System of Support for total school improvement by providing professional development, coaching and technical assistance, research and evaluation, and communication and visibility that results in college, career and community readiness for all students. NCDPI believes that MTSS is the most effective and efficient approach to improving school outcomes and student performance thereby ensuring equitable access to a sound basic education.

Critical Components

  1. Leadership
  2. Data-based Problem Solving
  3. Data Evaluation
  4. Three Tiers Instruction/Intervention
  5. Building Capacity/Infrastructure for Implementation
  6. Communication and Collaboration

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