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

Equity and PBIS
Special Issue of Education and Treatment of Children
PBIS as Prevention for High-Risk Youth
Advancing Education Effectiveness:
Interconnecting School Mental Health and School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
Creating Safe Schools through Positive Discipline
Bully Prevention in SWPBS
Now in French and Spanish
Basic FBA to BSP Trainer’s Manual
2014 National PBIS Leadership Forum
Building Capacity & Partnerships to Enhance Educational Reform

upcoming events

2014 National PBIS Leadership Forum • October 29–30, 2014 •Donald E. Stephens Convention Center • Rosemont, Illinois

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Slides from Training & Conference Presentations.


PBIS Blueprints

Blueprints for implementation, professional development, and evaluation of PBIS.

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.

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