Today I’ll be working with a group of school leaders to develop a strategic action cycle (SAC) around MTSS – multi-tiered system of supports. MTSS is a concept or approach to supporting students by adding more intensive support for kids with more extensive needs.
MTSS is a really difficult thing to get right because there are foundational pieces that must be in place and then complex systems and advanced teaching skills that go on top. The idea behind MTSS – more support for those who need it – makes sense but building an MTSS system is the epitome of BIG change.
Today, these school leaders have two hours to work. It isn’t enough time to design a system. but it should be enough time for us to identify ONE small step we can take towards building an MYTSS system. If we finish with a SAC that can be implemented in several days or weeks, and will make one thing better, then we will have a win.
Think about the big things facing you. What is one small thing you can do today to get a little bit closer?
Do good and be well,