Science of Reading: The Podcast

S5-E5: Implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support with Dr. Brittney Bills

April 20, 2022 Amplify Education Season 5 Episode 5
Science of Reading: The Podcast
S5-E5: Implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support with Dr. Brittney Bills
Show Notes

Susan Lambert is joined by Dr. Brittney Bills, educator and recent Science of Reading Star Award Winner to discuss MTSS. Dr. Bills began her journey as a school psychologist for six years before transitioning to the role of curriculum coordinator at Grand Island Public Schools. In this episode, Dr. Bills explains what MTSS is and how it centers on prevention rather than intervention. She talks about the intersection of universal screening data and MTSS and provides advice on evidence-based strategies and techniques to make a positive impact in your classroom. Using examples from her own district, Dr. Bills discusses avoiding burnout, learning to use data, and the process of ongoing improvement.

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