The goal of the pyramid model consortium is to establish a sustainable system of social -emotional support, we provide training and technical assistance to states, communities,and programs. We combine our expertise and a process that is rooted in implemenation science and evidence -based practices to help infants and young children develop.
The National Center for Pyramid Model innovations (NCPMI) is funded by the Office of Special Educaiton Programs to imporve and support the capacity of state systems and local porgrams to impement an early childhood mult-tiered system of support to improve the social emotinal, and behavioral outcomes of young children with, and at risk for developemental disabilities or delays..
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Program's (OSEP) and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), the Technical Assistance Center on PBIS supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional, and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social emotional and academic outcomes for all students, includign students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.
Summary of the similarities and nuances of Program Wide and School Wide PBIS
A review of the research base of the Pyramid Model Framework.
A summary fact sheet of the Pyramid Model Framework and Program Wide Implementation of the Pyramid Model Framework.
Pennsylvania OCDEL Announcement on the Reduction of Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood programs.
Pennsylvania OCDEL Announcement on Inclusion
Early Intervention Technical Assistance recently developed an online portal to provide easy access to important information and major initiatives. There are resources for families and early childhood programs, and information about the home-based PBIS project as well as Program-wide PBIS.