This Practice Profile, a listing of key components and descriptions of the components when fully implemented, offers a guide for educators interested in exploring the use of Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in a unified system.

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Re-imagining MTSS Through UDL: A Practice Profile


Two national experts Dr. George Batsche and Dr. Evan Lefsky answer essential questions to consider prior to comprehensive implementation of Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS). District considerations, resources, barriers to implementation, sustainability, and data and assessment are covered in this interview series.

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Indiana IEP Resource Center consultants Brady Tragesser and Angie McKinney present a framework of a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) in the MTSS in Motion video series. This series begins by setting the stage for implementing MTSS in districts or schools offering guidance on the importance of leadership and the infrastructure needed for sustainability. The series continues with information on communication and collaboration, the use of a data based problem solving, and data evaluation. Finally, the video series wraps up with a more detailed examination of tiers of support and the whole learner approach.

Within this video, Michael McSheehan describes the core essential elements of Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) and provides a framework that can be used across settings when leading the work within districts and schools.


Indiana IEP Resource Center consultant Tonia Brewer highlights best practices related to staffing and master scheduling. This video discusses the importance of having a solid master schedule and how to utilize all staff effectively.


Indiana IEP Resource Center consultant Tonia Brewer provides guidance to administrators and teachers on how to effectively use paraprofessionals to support special education students.