Multi-tiered Model of Reading InstructionMulti-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) are characterized by a continuum of integrated academic and behavioral supports that reflect the need for students to have access to instruction and supports of varying degrees of intensity. This sample multi-tiered model of reading instruction demonstrates how instruction and intervention changes with each level of support.

This model of reading instruction is excerpted from the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, 3rd Edition, one of the textbooks used in CORE’s Designing and Implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Institute. This three-day workshop focuses on academics within MTSS and supports school leadership teams build the knowledge and skills to achieve successful MTSS implementation and ensure lasting change.

During the institute, participants will:

  • Learn the elements of successful school-based implementation.
  • Discover the key roles and responsibilities of school leaders and school-based teams.
  • Master scientifically sound measures for universal screening andprogress monitoring.
  • Learn proven processes for qualifying students for special education and creating specific and rigorous individualized education program  (IEP) goals.
  • Learn to design comprehensive, coordinated, and evidence-based instruction and intervention strategies across tiers of increasing intensity in reading and math.

For more information about the Designing and Implementing MTSS Institute, please call 888.249.6155 or email