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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More Professional Learning!

This summer, be sure to join VTSS for training events that will enrich you just in time for the 2019-2020 school year!
Defusing Disruptive Behavior, which will be held in Charlottesville, Virginia from August 5-6, is open to all school divisions, and will help you learn to understand the behaviors and patterns of students who struggle in school. Learn more about and register for Defusing Disruptive Behaviors.
Advanced Tiers Forum, held on July 16-18 in Charlottesville, is designed for all school teams who have completed Tier 1 training and have a TFI implementation score of 70 or more. Talk to your Division Coordinator and VTSS Systems Coaches about whether this event is right for your team. Learn more about and register for Advanced Tiers Forum.

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. 

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January 2019

Effective Classroom Systems

January 30 - January 31
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 United States
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Completion of Tier 1 is recommended or those Cohort 5 participants who are starting with academic tiered supports.

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March 2019

From Starting to Sustaining: Session C

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 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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From Starting to Sustaining: Session C

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Williamsburg Lodge, Marriott Autograph Collection, 310 South England Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185 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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Effective Classroom Systems

March 13 - March 14
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel – Williamsburg, 50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Completion of Tier 1 is recommended or those Cohort 5 participants who are starting with academic tiered supports.

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Virtual Networking for Coaches

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Topic - “Using the DCA and TFI to Action Plan” Zoom link More information on networking for coaches

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Engaging Families in VTSS:
Moving Forward to Meaningful Partnerships

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Richmond City Library – Main Branch, 101 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Division and school personnel are invited to attend a half-day workshop with Dr. Devon Minch. Dr. Minch is a technical assistance provider with the Florida Positive Behavior Support Project at the University of South Florida and is co-facilitator of the Family School Community Alliance (FSCA), an affiliate organization with the National PBIS Center. She will lead division and school teams through a systems approach to family engagement within multi-tiered systems of supports, using discussion, resource sharing, team planning and work…

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Administrators Networking Opportunity

March 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Topic: "Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Team"

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More information on networking opportunities for administrators

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May 2019

Effective Classroom Systems

May 30 - May 31
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 United States
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Completion of Tier 1 is recommended, or those Cohort 5 participants who are starting with academic tiered supports.

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June 2019

Tier 1 Forum

June 18 - June 20
Madison Hotel and Conference Center, 710 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801 United States
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This three-day event is designed to facilitate team learning and planning around Universal or Tier 1 implementation of the Virginia Tiered System of Supports. Division leadership teams and school leadership teams, inclusive of building principals, are invited to attend. This year, the Tier 1 Forum will have four concurrent “strands” to accommodate the needs of your division and schools. Division Leadership Teams should collaborate with their VTSS Systems Coaches to identify the most appropriate strand and who should attend.

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July 2019

Effective Classroom Systems

July 10 - July 11
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 United States
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This session of Effective Classroom Systems is completely sold out. Walk-ins are not encouraged, as there is a strong chance that there will not be enough provisions to accommodate them. An additional session of the same training has been added to the Tier 1 Forum in Richmond (see listing below for that event).

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