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: 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 21, 9:00 - 3:30

Where?  Northwest AEA, Sioux City

Agenda  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Welcome & Overview
School Panel - application of practices & systems in regional schools, Q & A
Poster Session - implementation of systems & practices in regional schools

Agenda  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Recognition Luncheon

Agenda  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Session Topics
Supporting Behavior in the Classroom
Grade-level Data Decision-Making for Behavior
Enhancing Your Menu of Supports - Advanced Tiers
Cultural Responsiveness & Mental Health Companion Guides (TFI)
Local PBIS Video Showcase!

Why attend?  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 by the 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."

Register for the Forum by March 15th by selecting the following link: 

NWAEA PBIS Forum 2017