Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports

Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports

Who we are

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

July 2018

Tier 1 Forum

July 31 - August 2
W&M Sadler Center, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23186 United States
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This three-day event is designed to facilitate team learning and planning around Universal or Tier 1 Virginia Tiered System of Supports – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (VTSS-PBIS) practices. Division leadership teams and school leadership teams, including building principals, are invited to attend.

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September 2018

Systems Coaching Institute 101: Session A

September 12 - September 13
Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond – Airport, 5996 Audubon Drive
Sandston, VA 23150 United States
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Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, we are cancelling Systems Coaching 101, Session A. Please check your email for information regarding rescheduling. If you have reserved a hotel room for your overnight stay please remember to cancel the reservation to avoid being charged for the room. There should be no penalty for cancelling due to the storm.

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Defusing Disruptive Behaviors

September 18 - September 19
Great Wolf Lodge, 549 E Rochambeau Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23188 United States
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Anchored to the effective responses flowchart and reflective of core features of the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI), Defusing Disruptive Behavior focuses on understanding the behaviors of students who struggle. Division and school based leadership teams and teachers will learn to support students more effectively in the classroom through the use of evidence-based strategies.

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October 2018

Systems Coaching 102: Session A

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homewood Suites – Richmond International Airport, 5996 Audubon Dr
Richmond, VA United States
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The Systems Coaching 102 series is designed to build upon Systems Coaching 101. This 3-day series will focus on building and sustaining a system for coaching within divisions, an essential component to support the sustained implementation of VTSS within schools. Attendees must have completed the Systems Coaching 101 series.

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Tier 1: Data-Informed Decision Making (TFI 1.12-1.15)

October 10 - October 11
OMNI Charlottesville, 212 Ridge McIntire Rd,
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports is excited to host a two-day, interactive professional learning event focused on developing, implementing and sustaining a data-informed decision-making process in order to strengthen the effectiveness of Tier 1 instruction for behavior, academics, and mental wellness. Anchored to the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI 1.12 – 1.15), this event is intended for school-based leadership teams and the division team members who support them.

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

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Madison Hotel and Conference Center, 710 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801 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 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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VTSS Webinar Series: Advanced Tier CICO-M

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

VTSS is excited to announce a new webinar series to address refinements and extensions to existing implementation practices in order to improve fidelity and outcomes. This first of the series will address modifications that can be made to CICO in order to support students of variety of needs. We are honored to welcome Dr. Kristy Park of George Mason University to lead us in this learning.

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November 2018

Systems Coaching 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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Systems Coaching 102 B

November 14
Homewood Suites – Richmond International Airport, 5996 Audubon Dr
Richmond, VA United States
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Who should attend? State and Division VTSS Systems Coaches who have completed Systems Coaching 101 and Systems Coaching 102 A.

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