PBIS in Elementary, Middle, and Elementary schools in Pennsylvania
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PBIS in Early Childhood and Pre-school settings in Pennsylvania
Information on PBIS in Pennsylvania such as yearly evaluations, newsletters, and community resources that assist schools in the implementation of PBIS
The Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Support (PAPBS) Implementers' forum has been occurring yearly since 2011
The State Coordinating Team functions as the management team who work consistently to enhance PAPBS Network.
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The Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network (PAPBS Network), through training and technical assistance, supports schools and their family and community partners to create and sustain comprehensive, school-based behavioral health support systems in order to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of all Pennsylvania’s students.
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports is an evidence-based, cost-effective, systems approach for establishing the social culture needed for schools to be effective learning environments for all students. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports eliminates barriers to learning, creates and maintains a safe and effective learning environment in schools, and ensures that all students have the social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports helps schools teach students expected behaviors and social skills, creates student behavioral health and academic support systems, and applies data-based decision-making to discipline, academics, and social/emotional learning. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports uses the three-tiered approach of universal interventions (for all students and settings), secondary interventions (for students who are at-risk), and tertiary interventions (for individual students needing specialized assistance).
The following agencies are involved in the Community of Practice on School-Based Behavioral Health.
Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support:
The network’s goal is to ensure that all schools have the necessary technical assistance, collaborative opportunities, and evaluative tools needed to overcome non-academic barriers to learning and achieve competence and confidence in advancing academic, social, and emotional success for all students.