Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

Handouts are available in either print or digital format. Printed handouts are free to keep. Digital materials are available to download at your convenience. Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) MultiTier System of Supports (MTSS)

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Lending Library - Books (4)

Lending Library - DVDs (1)

Handouts (1)

Online Resources (3)


Enhancing RTI
by Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey
In Enhancing RTI, the authors argue that students learn best when classroom instruction and supplemental intervention mirror each other in both content and purpose. This book provides K-12 teachers with the knowledge and tools they need to implement a cohesive RTI system that helps all children learn by proactively addressing their needs.

Frequently Asked Questions About Response To Intervention
by Roger Pierangelo & George Giuliani
RTI is a multifaceted approach that provides immediate, relevant, and research-based services and interventions to students in general, compensatory, and special education. Written by two legal and special education experts, this concise, reader-friendly guide introduces educators to the purpose, core principles, legal basis, benefits, and application of this service delivery model.

RTI Guide, The: Developing and Implementing a Model in Your Schools
by John E. McCook, Ed.D.
Written for school administrators, this book is the ideal launch pad to putting a Response to Intervention model to work for your schools. This hands-on resource examines the critical components to developing and implementing an effective RTI model and spells out key phases and specific tasks - putting essential guidance and groundwork at your fingertips.

When a Child Struggles in School
by Tom Jenkins
The focus of this book is how RTI helps parents and educators meeting the educational needs of children. the major areas of contention surrounding IQ testing, achievement testing, and the discrepancy model are shared in an easily understandable format, while data and case studies are provided to show that RTI is a better way to meet the needs of children.


ADHD & LD: Powerful Teaching Strategies and Accommodations
55 minutes
This DVD is one of the most valuable and useful tools available for training educators to utilize best practices and pre-referral interventions. Award-winning educator and bestselling author Sandra Rief shows K-8 teachers how to enable ALL students - including those with learning, attention, and behavioral challenges - to achieve school success. Ideal for professional development, this DVD covers a wide range of interventions proven to work within a Response-to-Intervention (RTI) framework, including hundreds of practical instructional and behavioral strategies demonstrated in culturally diverse elementary and middle school classrooms.


Parent Guide to NDMTSS: North Dakota's Multi-Tier System of Supports
Pathfinder Services of ND
This brochure is designed to teach parents about North Dakota's Multi-Tier System of Supports (NDMTSS). (English)

Online Resources

Improving Student Success through NDMTSS

This booklet from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction describes North Dakota's Multi-Tier System of Supports and how it will benefit our North Dakota schools, teachers and students.

North Dakota Multi-Tier System of Supports (NDMTSS) – Supporting All Learning Styles

This webinar will help parents understand North Dakota Multi-Tier System of Supports (NDMTSS) and how it ensures academic and behavioral success for all students.

Visit our NDMTSS site here for more information.

North Dakota Parent NDMTSS Roadmap Site

The North Dakota Parent NDMTSS Roadmap site is designed to provide parents with information about North Dakota’s Multi-Tier System of Supports (NDMTSS). NDMTSS is a framework to provide all students with the best opportunities to succeed academically and behaviorally in school.

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