Curious about what Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS) is all about?  

Eager 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?  

Join us at the Northwest AEA Annual Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Forum!


Who?  Any staff from schools in NWAEA with an interest in implementing PBIS as well as those schools currently implementing PBIS

When?  March 13, 8:30 - 3:00

Where?  Northwest AEA, Sioux City



8:30 am - 11:45 pm

  Welcome & Overview

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

  Top 10 Topics, Tools & Updates for 2018

(Lunch on your own)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  Breakout Sessions & Local PBIS Video Showcase

  Poster Sessions - implementation of systems & practices in regional schools

  Recognition Reception

How?  Register for the Forum by March 7th by clicking the following link: 

 Register HERE for the Northwest AEA PBIS Forum 2018

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. See this list of schools across the state that will be recognized this year.


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."


Hosted by Northwest AEA:

Jennifer Collins (712-222-6036 or

Theresa Dehn

Erin Potter

Janine Gacke

Sandi O'Brien