BEST: Building Effective Support For Teaching Students With Behavioral Challenges
BEST Summer Institute 2014
Success for ALL: Introduction to Vermont’s Multi-tiered System of Supports (Level 1)
Overview: This introductory strand will explore the five components of Vermont’s Multi-tiered System of Supports, and tools & strategies for exploration and readiness to install VT MTSS. Participants will learn about:
- Meeting diverse learning needs through:
- Systemic and comprehensive approach
- Effective collaboration;
- High quality instruction and intervention;
- Balanced and comprehensive assessment; and
- Well-designed professional learning
- The VT MTSS Self-Assessment and other practical tools for use in your school community
- Planning next steps and the relation to existing plans in your school and/or supervisory union/district
Audience: Individuals gathering information for Leadership Teams or full teams (Building or SU/SD level) who are exploring Vermont’s Multi-tiered System of Supports. Ideal configuration of teams:
Building level: A representative team including Principal (required), classroom teacher(s),
special educator(s), counselor or behavior specialist.
SU/SD level: Superintendent (ideally—or designee if not possible), building-level
administrators and teacher leaders from general and special education.
Check back after May 1st.
|Ken Remsen has worked at the Vermont Agency of Education for 9 years. He currently serves as a School Effectiveness Program Manager working with schools and districts developing and implementing continuous improvement plans. He also oversees Green Mountain Star, the statewide on-line improvement planning tool. Ken has worked with learners from age 5 to age 65 as a teacher, principal, coach, camp counselor, adjunct faculty member, workshop leader, fitness instructor and school board member.|
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