(150 Contact Hours, 15 PLUs)

Middle Georgia RESA GaPSC approved MTSS Facilitator Endorsement for a total of 15 PLUs.  MG RESA offers the two courses to earn the MTSS Coordinator Endorsement. This program endeavors to abide by and provide expertise in accordance with PSC rule 505-3-.103 MTSS Facilitator ENDORSEMENT PROGRAM .
Candidate admission to the MGRESA Endorsement Program requires the following:
  • A valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate. 
Candidates must register online under Course Registration for both courses of the MTSS Coordinator Endorsement and follow the link to print the application for system approval. 

This is a job-embedded program. Candidates must practice skills with faculty and students.

Course Descriptions

Middle Georgia RESA’s MTSS Facilitator Endorsement program is designed to prepare individuals to serve as MTSS Facilitators in P-12 schools and districts.  The program is designed to equip districts and schools with highly effective coordinators who possess the skills, knowledge and dispositions to lead the multi-tiered system of support. The program consists of two courses with ongoing, embedded clinical practice/field experience. Course 1 builds candidate’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions to accomplish the work. Course 2 builds expertise through practice implementing both school wide MTSS/SST and individual student support cases. This approach to learning will allow the MTSS Facilitator to design, implement, and monitor a program or processes for effective Multi-Tiered Systems at the school or district level. 

Course 1:   Foundations of Intervention through the MTSS/SST Process 

Course 1 requires nine online learning modules for acquisition of knowledge as the instructional phase. Modules require reading, research, discussions, and product creation. Timely field practice is carefully coordinated with the learning. Candidates complete a total of 50 hours of field experience following a gradual release model. 

Course 2:  Coordinating and Implementing MTSS/SST Program

In this course, candidates conduct MTSS/SST meetings, perform professional learning and provide technical assistance to staff members, families, and community members, and create/revise and monitor the processes in their organization. Candidates perform fifty clinical practice/field experience hours. Candidates must submit a final ePortfolio showcasing their mastery of standards to exit the program.