The Pyramid Equity Project: Promoting Social Emotional Competence and Addressing Disproportionate Discipline in Early Childhood Programs

This fact sheet was developed to raise awareness of the issue of implicit bias and preschool suspensions/expulsions. The purpose is to provide information to change adult responses to challenging behaviors in order to reduce preschool suspensions/expulsions and create safe and nurturing environments for young children, particularly children of color.

Prevention Level

  • Primary


  • Administrators
  • Parents
  • PBS Coaches
  • PBS Teams
  • Specialists

System Impact

  • Whole School


  • Early Childhood
  • Families
  • RtI
  • Systems