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
The Pyramid Model Consortium response to the National problem of Preschool Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood Programs.
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.
2020-2021 Commitment to Participation in the PAPBS Network
Thank you for your interest in communicating your school or program’s commitment to remain in the PaPBS Network and to continue to strive toward high fidelity implementation at any or all of the 3 Tiers of implementation. The state coordination team deliberated and networked with our national early childhood and school aged partners how best to record our implementation efforts this school year. We are suspending the RECOGNITION PROCESS DURING THE 2020-2021 school year.
Please reference this document: the 2020-2021 Participation Commitment process to review the background and requests for communicating your school or program’s continued participation in the network. ** Please note that the google form embedded in this document is to be used by early childhood programs only. Schools submit via Ptrack.
The 2020-2021 Participation Grid is a “table only” format of the Participation Commitment process
The 2020-2021 Participation Status for Ptrack is only intended for School Wide PaPBS Network Facilitators. All school wide schools will apply via their assigned Local PaPBS Network facilitator.
Thank you again for you commitment to continue such important work.