Curious about what Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS) is all about?  Anxious to learn more about the practical application of evidenced-based practices that have been shown to improve academic and behavioral outcomes in schools? Want to learn the latest updates and tools to use when implementing PBIS, as well as hear a variety of new ideas and applications from local schools?  

You are invited to the Northwest AEA Annual Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Forum!!  

Who?  Any staff members from schools in NWAEA with an interest in implementing PBIS and those schools currently implementing PBIS

When?  March 15, 9-11:30 & 12:30-3

Where?  Northwest AEA, Sioux City, Room D


Agenda - 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Welcome & Overview

School Panel - application of practices & systems in 8 schools, Q & A

Poster Session - implementation of systems & practices in 8 additional schools

Agenda - 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Using Data & Disproportionality

Tier 2

Why attend?  To learn how to cultivate a positive school climate and increase academic and behavioral outcomes in Iowa's MTSS model by implementing a school-wide positive framework for discipline

Supported nationally - Supportive School Discipline Initiative:  

“Emphasizes the use of tiered supports – such as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports – which help educators to implement evidence-based practices that prevent misbehavior, provide critical mental and emotional supports to troubled and at-risk students, and thereby reduce reliance on suspensions and expulsions.”


How?  Register for the Forum by selecting the following link: 

NWAEA PBIS Forum 2016


Questions? Contact Jennifer Collins, MA, LMSWPBIS Coordinator & SWIS Facilitator Northwest Area Education Agency 

1-800-572-5073 Ext 7857 or