VTSS in Pittsylvania County Schools
Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) blends academics, behavioral, and social-emotional wellness into a single decision-making framework to establish supports needed for schools to be effective learning environments for all students.

VTSS Framework
Essential elements of the framework include:
  • Aligned Organizational Structure
  • Data Informed Decision-Making
  • Evidence-Based Practices
  • Family, School and Community Partnership
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Evaluation

Tiers of Support
Frequent progress monitoring of student success permits quick response to student needs utilizing evidenced-based practices and interventions. The continuum of supports is tiered, with intensity and frequency increasing at each level.

Tiers of Support
Tier I:
Universal core instruction addressing academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of all students

Tier II:
Supplemental, targeted instruction and supports for a small subset of students

Tier III:
Intensive instruction and supports for individual students

Learn More
The information included above was compiled from selected resources including Virginia Tiered Systems of Support and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Please visit these sites for more information.