About TIER

Tiered Interventions Using Evidence-Based Research, or TIER, is a project funded by the Texas Education Agency. Our goal is to provide educators, caregivers, and other educational stakeholders with the knowledge and materials to ensure appropriate implementation of multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) in every school across Texas.

We have developed a series of modules that focus on different components of MTSS. Within each module, you’ll find more specific pathways. A pathway includes a presentation with handouts as well as a video of the presentation. Presenters can use the presentation and handouts during professional learning. Educators and caregivers can use the video and handouts to walk through the content on their own.

Contact us at TIER@meadowscenter.org.

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The Researchers Behind the Project

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to work collaboratively with the Texas Education Agency on TIER. Our TIER team has worked with educators, local education agency personnel, education service center personnel, caregivers, school psychologists, researchers, and other educational stakeholders from across the United States to develop the TIER materials.

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