SUPERINTENDENTS' MESSAGES 2014

MESSAGES 2014 :: OCTOBER 28, 2014

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Multi-Tiered System of Support and Specific Learning Disability Eligibility

Please open the attached memorandum from NCDPI Chief Academic and Digital Learning Officer Tracy Weeks, K-12 Curriculum and Instruction Director Robin McCoy and Exceptional Children Director William Hussey regarding a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and Specific Learning Disability Eligibility.

The memo thoroughly explains the NCDPI's support for implementation of a MTSS and includes

  • ​Definition, Vision, Mission of MTSS
  • Implications for Responsiveness to Instruction (RtI)
  • Implications for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS)
  • Timeline for elimination of the IQ-achievement discrepancy model
  • Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
  • Contact information for MTSS, SLD, and PBIS

Memo
(doc, 680kb)