A person runningBEST/MTSS Summer Institute 2015

Strand H

Success for ALL: Introduction to Vermont’s Multi-tiered System of Supports based on the VTMTSS-Rtii Field Guide

Ken Remsen


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:

Audience:  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. 


MTSS Field Guide



Ken RemsenKen Remsen is recently retired after 35 years in public education as a teacher, principal and AOE employee. Ken has worked in the area of school effectiveness in both MTSS and formative assessment strategies and techniques. In addition to his public education experience Ken has been a coach, camp counselor, fitness instructor, college adjunct instructor, school board member and private school trustee. He enjoys being physically active and spending time with his grandchildren.