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Online Resources
Florida Department of Education's MTSS site provides a central, comprehensive location for Florida-specific information and resources that promote schoolwide practices to ensure highest possible student achievement in both academic and behavioral pursuits. Included is Guiding Tools for Instructional Problem Solving - Revised (GTIPS-R)Web-Based Resource or Downloadable Version — a "how-to" manual for district and school teams engaged in the systematic planning/problem-solving process to improve student outcomes.
Implementing Common Core State Standards within a System of Supports — an online video developed by Florida's Student Support Services Project.
MTSS Implementation Components: Ensuring common language and understanding (PDF Download)
This resource has been jointly developed by the FLPBS: MTSS and FL PS/RtI Projects in order to help support alignment of common language and common understanding regarding MTSS/RtI. The document is intended to assist district and school teams in developing the common language and common understanding critical for implementing an integrated, singular system meeting the needs of all students.

What Is Special about Special Education? Specially Designed Instruction for Students with Disabilities within a Multi-tiered System of Supports (PDF Download) — This document was developed to clarify the relationship between specially designed instruction, core instruction, and interventions within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) for educators developing, improving, and maintaining systems of support for all students.