OSEP Technical Assistance Center on PBIS 2018 PBIS Leadership Forum

This two-day forum for school, state, district, and regional Leadership Teams and other professionals has been designed to help increase the effectiveness of PBIS implementation. (Jump to Overview | Who Should Attend )


Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605



Sponsored by

the OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports with support from the Midwest PBIS Network

Recent Announcements:

Introduction to the 2018 Forum
learn about the PBIS Leadership Forum and how to organize and prepare your team for participation 
Planning for the PBIS Forum - A District Perspective (U-46) 
hear how one district approaches and uses the PBIS Leadership Forum

Visit the Sessions or Materials  page 
for video introductions
of each strand. 

Event Overview

Sessions are organized by strands that support initial through advanced implementation in elementary, middle, and high schools as well as juvenile justice, alternative education settings, and mental health facilities. 
  • PBIS Foundations
  • Classroom
  • Tier II Systems & Practices
  • Tier III Systems & Practices
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health Integration
  • Equity
  • Applied Evaluation
  • Special Topics
Leadership teams early in the process of PBIS implementation will gain information about initiating implementation and obtain examples of successful early development. 

State and District leadership teams moving toward larger scale implementation will have access to strategies and examples of successful scaling of  PBIS including integration of academic and behavioral components of RtI. 

Leadership teams focused on advanced issues around evaluation, secondary and tertiary content, and coordination of coaching cadres will gain access to examples and strategies that are moving PBIS forward.

Participants will come away from the forum with the knowledge on how to develop/obtain advanced training on a range of topics and how to best organize and deliver training for their schools, districts, and other stakeholders. All sessions will focus on fidelity and implementation and include data and implementation examples.
   Who Should Attend

This forum is organized for school, state, district, or regional leadership teams adopting and implementing school-wide PBIS. Participants may include leadership team members, implementation coaches and coordinators, district- and school-based behavior specialists (e.g., school counselors, school psychologists, special educators, coaches), PBIS trainers, program evaluators, school and district administrators, and district and state policy makers and leaders. Participants should register as a team.