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Key Features and Guiding Principles of Aligned Supports

Key Features and Guiding Principles of Aligned Supports

Understanding the similarities between RTI2-A and RTI2-B can help educators implement the frameworks more effectively and efficiently. Last month, we described how the alignment of leadership, assessment, data-based decision making, and instruction and intervention helps schools and districts...

Overview of Frameworks

Overview of Frameworks

Tennessee’s frameworks for student support match instruction and intervention to student need. Response to Instruction and Intervention for Academics (RTI2-A) is Tennessee’s framework for academic support, and Response to Instruction and Intervention for Behavior (RTI2-B) is the state’s framework...

Meet the Tennessee TSC Content Development Team

Meet the Tennessee TSC Content Development Team

Brooke Shuster - Content Development Team Director Brooke earned a Master’s degree in Education that focused on High Incidence Disabilities from Vanderbilt University  she is also a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. Before joining the Tennessee Tiered Supports Center, she served on the Tennessee...

Meet the East TN Technical Assistance Team

Meet the East TN Technical Assistance Team

Jessica Eshbaugh - Techincal Assistance Team Director, East TN Jessica is a doctoral student in Special Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Master's Degree in Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She served as a TBSP consultant, a district-based teacher on...

Meet the West TN Technical Assistance Team

Meet the West TN Technical Assistance Team

Shelby Cook - Technical Assistance Team Director, West TN Shelby earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Memphis and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Mississippi. Shelby is a Licensed School Social Worker and Licensed Master Social Worker. Prior...

Meet the Middle TN Technical Assistance Team

Meet the Middle TN Technical Assistance Team

Dia Davis - Technical Assistance Team Director, Middle TN Dia is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of South Florida, she holds a master’s degree in Varying Exceptionalities. Día has worked as a consultant on Tennessee Behavior Supports...

Pardon Our Renovations

Pardon Our Renovations

Greetings from Tenneessee TSC! We're very excited about providing aligned academic and behavior supports to districts and schools across our great state of Tennessee. As we get ready for trainings for the summer and fall, we are going through our website to make sure all our resources and...

Using Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Data

Using Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Data

The TN-MTSS Center provides training and support to improve district and school capacity to implement an integrated model of a multi-tiered system of supports. Our work centers around strengthening the essential components of this framework: screening, progress monitoring, a multi-level prevention...

May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

Remember to go Back to Basics with how you support and monitor. This month we have information on how to use your data to evaluate your school-wide plan to make informed changes for next year. We also have resources to consider as you plan to support all students next year.

Trauma-Informed Practices

Trauma-Informed Practices

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) by age 16, two-thirds of all children in the US will have experienced some sort of traumatic event. These traumatic exposures, often referred to as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), range from emotional neglect to family members...