Anyone who works in education knows that teachers, administrators, and other school staff love to use acronyms. But for those new to teaching, as well as parents, guardians, and community members, it can be challenging to keep up with the vast amount of different terms. This is especially true in the world of behavior and social and emotional learning, as acronyms sometimes get thrown around without much description or context. Educators need to understand what each acronym stands for and what components it should include to set up effective behavior plans within a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS). In Branching Minds’ recent blog post they define the most commonly used acronyms when addressing student behavior within an MTSS framework, break down what they mean, and how to use them effectively.