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Houghton Elementary School MTSS
TEAM (Tale Responsibility, Earn Respect, Act Positively, Make It Safe)

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What is MTSS?
A Multi-Tiered System of Support is a school-wide system of support that includes proactive strategies for supporting appropriate student behaviors and increasing student’s academic abilities. These efforts will positively influence student success.

Why MTSS at Houghton Elementary School?
The staff at HES established common expectations that help students transition through the day. The purpose of MTSS is to establish a climate in which students can effectively manage their own behavior, and as a result, academic achievement is increased. Positive behavior is rewarded with orange tickets and school wide activities.

Key Ideas

  • Teach & monitor behavior expectations

  • Acknowledge/Encourage expected behavior (verbally, orange tickets, behavior incentives, etc.)

  • Use data for decision making

  • Interventions for struggling readers

  • Monitor progress through DIBELS and Math assessments

What is TEAM?
TEAM is the acronym used to encourage positive behavior.
Take Responsibility
Earn Respect
Act Positively
Make it Safe

View behavior Matrix