course description

This course offers a basic introduction to a multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) that enables schools to provide support for all students in general education.  There is also basic information to help support Local Education Agencies (LEAs) who are considering implementing MTSS.

Created by Montana Office of Public Instruction Staff

Type of Course Self-paced course length 1 OPI Renewal Unit audience All Educators
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"I was very happy to have this course offered because I had been wanting to read up on this subject and find out more about MTSS." -Teacher, Big Timber, MT

Montana's Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) enables schools to provide support for all students in general education. Within Montana MTSS, all school-based efforts such as Montana Standards, systematic use of assessment data, identification of trends, Universal Design for Learning, and continuous school improvement, are unified and accelerated by collaborative teaming to result in increased student achievement. 

This PLC is for schools already part of Montana MTSS and schools or educators interested in implementing.  Join us every Wednesday to learn, ask questions, and interact with MTSS leadership, consultants, and other schools! Can't make it? Don't worry, we'll post a recording for you. 

  • Professional Learning Community - Meets online every Wednesday at 3:45pm
    • 1st Wednesday of the month - Book Club (Integrated Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Blending RTI and PBIS)
    • 2nd Wednesday - Administrators Round Table
    • 3rd Wednesday - Data Driven Instruction
    • 4th Wednesday - District Implementation
  • 1 OPI renewal unit/session
  • To enroll, click on the course name then "Enroll me" button

This course is for schools within the MTSS program.  If you have forgotten the enrollment key, please contact Jessica Bryant (   If you are interested in becoming an MTSS schools please contact Annette Young (

Closed group PLC for the facilitators in schools that are part of the MTSS project.  If you are part of this group, Annette will add you to the course, then you will simply need to click the course title to enter.  Questions? email 

  • Professional Learning Community
  • 1 OPI renewal unit/session

This is a closed course for members of the MTSS Leadership Team only.  

If you have questions about MTSS please visit

We are currently developing an online course to guide schools through MTSS - coming soon!

This is a closed course for MTSS consultants only.

  • If you are interested in becoming a consultant please contact