Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports

Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports

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The Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports aligns academics, behavior and social-emotional wellness into a single decision-making framework to establish the supports needed for schools to be effective learning environments for all students. We partner with school divisions throughout the Commonwealth to support the successful implementation of the framework.

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Formed Families Forward Videos

In partnership with Formed Families Forward, a community parent resource center, the VTSS produced a set of three brief training videos designed for wide use by educator and family audiences. The videos focus on building trauma awareness, responding to trauma and traumatic stress, and supporting trauma-sensitive schools.  Check out our Community resources page for the link to the videos and related resources. 

Upcoming events

October 2018

From Starting to Sustaining: Session A
Implementation Planning to Support an Effective Tiered System

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Hotel Convention Center & Spa, 1700 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Division leadership teams from divisions in Cohorts 1-5 should coordinate with their VTSS System Coaches to identify the division and school personnel that should consider attending this event.

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November 2018

Systems Coaching Institute 101: Session A

November 7 - November 8
Double Tree by Hilton – Williamsburg, 50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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During this initial two-day session of Systems Coaching 101, division coaches will reinforce their knowledge of VTSS including core components, the implementation logic, and characteristics of a multi-tiered system of support. This training is for Cohorts 1-5 and State VTSS Systems Coaches who have not previously attended.

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January 2019

Systems Coaching 101 B and C

January 8, 2019 - January 9, 2019
Great Wolf Lodge, 549 E Rochambeau Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23188 United States
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Session B will continue to enhance the learning and experiences of Session A through a closer examination of coaching division and school teams for the effective use of data. In session C, participants will dive deeper into coaching around data-informed decision making.  These sessions are for Cohorts 1-5 and State VTSS Systems Coaches who have previously attended 101A.

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