This practice brief focuses on effective ways to build an acknowledgement system that works in high school. We start by suggesting why
considering a formal acknowledgment system is appropriate in high school, and then review examples of strategies that have been demonstrated
(descriptively or empirically) to be effective.
High School PBIS
August 14, 2020
Flannery, K.B., Horner, R., Hershfeldt, P, Martinez, S, and La Salle, T. (March, 2020). High School Acknowledgement Systems. Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. www.pbis.org
This website was developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H326S180001. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Renee Bradley. Please cite as: OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (2019). Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports [Website]. Retrieved from www.pbis.org.