Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports - OSEP

OSEP Technical Assistance Center

PBIS: Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports. OSEP Technical Assistance Center.

The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is established by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities.

current topics

Supporting and Responding to Behavior
Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies for Teachers
PBIS Implementation Blueprint
Please check our new PBIS Implementation Blueprint
Equity and PBIS
New practice guide 'Examples of Engaging Instruction to Increase Equity in Education' posted
Special Issue of Education and Treatment of Children
PBIS as Prevention for High-Risk Youth
Advancing Education Effectiveness:
Interconnecting School Mental Health and SWPBIS
Creating Safe Schools through Positive Discipline
Bully Prevention in SWPBS
Now in French and Spanish
Basic FBA to BSP Trainer’s Manual

School Climate Transform Grants

PBIS Materials for School Climate Transformation Grants (SCTG) awardees. Webinar videos, contact information, events, and TA reports are available.

SCTG materials


Slides from Training & Conference Presentations. Please check the left-side menu for 2015 Leadership Forum and previous Leadership forum materials.

Presentation Materials

PBIS Blueprints

Blueprints for implementation, professional development, and evaluation of PBIS. Please check our updated 'Implementation Blueprint' (updated on Oct 19, 2015)

Blueprints for success

getting PBIS in my school

PBIS State Coordinator Network: Contact your regional or state PBIS coordinators for technical support or questions concerning the implementation of PBIS.

Find my state coordinator


"Best Evidence Based Practices for Behavioral Supports (What is PBIS?)" by George Sugai - Presented for UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD).

Watch PBIS videos

upcoming events

Please check our upcoming SCTG webinar series

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