Tessie Bailey

Director of MTSS Center

Tessie Rose Bailey

Tessie Rose Bailey, Ph.D., has conducted more than 100 PD workshops and presentations on effective implementation of MTSS, secondary MTSS and transition, MTSS law, and special education within MTSS systems in 43 states. Currently she directs the PROGRESS Center and supports states and districts in implementing MTSS through the CEEDAR Center, National Center for Systemic Improvement, and National Center on Intensive Interventions-- and state contracts. Prior to her current work, she served as a university faculty member, education consultant, and classroom special education teacher. Dr. Bailey recently released “Aligning Intensive Intervention and Special Education with Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)” in the Essentials of Intensive Intervention and has written a series of MTSS articles.