FREE Professional Development Opportunity: Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in the Early Grades

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) is pleased to announce a professional development opportunity designed specifically for  early childhood educators (PK-3). MTSS is a framework that utilizes a tiered model of instruction and intervention for students in PK-12. This workshop series will support the high-quality implementation of MTSS frameworks designed specifically for Pre-K and early elementary school settings. This 6-session offering is available to any PK-3 educator in Maine. Lead teachers, ed techs, administrators and special education staff will benefit from this series.

The series facilitators will deliver a continuum of learning and support activities through six web-based meetings beginning March 8th and running through May 24th. Participants will meet every other Monday from 3-5pm, during which, participants will explore the components of MTSS for their individual settings. The series outline is below:

  • 3/8/2021-MTSS Overview and Implementation Frameworks
  • 3/22/2021-MTSS Resource Mapping
  • 4/5/2021-Assessing Capacity
  • 4/26/2021-Utilizing the Hexagon Tool
  • 5/10/2021-Family and Community Partnerships for MTSS
  • 5/24/2021-Action Planning for your Setting

You can register for this event here. Registration will close on Friday, February 26th. There is no cost for the series. Contact hours will be provided at the culmination of all sessions in May.

For more information or questions, please contact:  Nicole Madore, Early Childhood Specialist, nicole.madore@maine.gov or Andrea Logan, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Specialist, andrea.logan@maine.gov