Families are an important partner in the PAPBS Network. As this site is developed, we will add resources specific to families related to program descriptions, implementation and personal stories from students and families.

For specific program information/ resources in your community, contact your local school district or your PaTTAN regional coordinator. These contacts are:

PaTTAN East: School Wide Coordinator Tina Lawson, 1-800-441-3215, ext. 7254 or tlawsonpattan.net

Program Wide Coordinator Julia Slater,  1-800-441-3215, ext. 7225 or jslater@pattankop.net

PaTTAN Harrisburg: School Wide Coordinator Nikole Hollins-Sims, 1-800-360-7282 or NHollins-Sims@pattan.net

Program Wide Coordinator Aimee Newswanger    1-717-901-2183 or anewswanger@pattan.net 

PaTTAN Pittsburgh: School Wide Coordinator Kathryn Poggi, 1-800-446-5607, ext. 6857 or kpoggi@pattan.net.

Program Wide Coordinator Devoka Gordon, 1-800-446-5607 ext. 6832 or dgordon@pattanpgh.net

Program Wide Coordinator Lisa Gragg, 1-800-446-5607 ext. 6882 or lgragg@pattanpgh.net

Resources For Families


NEW :  Family Engagement series provided by Dr. Laura Riffel to school level teams on 4/11/2019.  Materials include environmental considerations, understanding behaviors, and reframing our collective responses with family members as partners with schools in the delivery, fidelity and sustainability of school-wide positive behavior supports. 

 Family Engagement in PBIS  PDF Power Point  ( The video links in this version of the Power Point do not link )

 Family Engagement  in PBIS Powerpoint  (The Power Point is very large, you will need to down load the Power Point in order to view it and the videos)

 PA Study group Ideas 


Aligning and Integrating Family Engagement in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)   CLICK HERE

School, Family and Community Partnerships

PreSchool Parent Training Modules,

Infant Toddler Parent Training Modules,

Family Routine Based Support Guides

Early Learning Standards about Family Partnerships

Pennsylvania Families Incorporated, Statewide network that shares the common concerns about children and their special needes, brings groups together and uses the power of all families to bring about change in the community , county, and state.