Effective Leadership and a Focus on Research Based Practices will be highlighted by National Leader, Dr. George Batsche. 

Opening and Closing Sessions

We will kick off the conference with an important conversation on leadership of MTSS, led by Dr. George Batsche. Join us at 10:00 AM (EST).

The closing session will begin at 3:00 PM (EST), and will focus on research findings that support implementation of MTSS.

Opening Session

 Implementing MTSS: A Conversation with District Leaders

This is a conversation hour. Four senior district leaders from districts of different sizes, levels of diversity and time of MTSS implementation will share their experiences and perspectives as they guide district-wide implementation of MTSS.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand leadership approaches to implementing MTSS

2. Learn from leaders implementing MTSS across different time frames

3. Understand the Challenges and Successes leaders have in MTSS Implementation


Closing Session

Maximizing the Positive Impact of the MTSS Framework on Student and Staff Outcomes: What Does the Research Tell Us?

This session will review the current research that will enable participants to improve the impact of each of the six components of MTSS on student outcomes and staff cohesiveness and collaboration. Current research provides specific component practices that do and do not improve student outcomes and staff cohesiveness. This session will focus on how to translate that research to maximize the the impact of EACH of the components on student outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the specific research that supports each of the six components of the MTSS framework.

2. Know how to translate the specific research into professional practice.

3. Evaluate how your MTSS framework aligns with contemporary evidence-based practices,

4. Use the information from this session (following this session) in your district/school to determine how to incorporate these practices into your MTSS framework to improve student rate of growth and staff cohesiveness.