OSEP Technical Assistance Center on PBIS 2018 PBIS Leadership Forum
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Sessions At-a-Glance

Keynote presentations, Strand Introduction videos, and Sessions by Strand are included below.  For complete session details, including descriptions, objectives, and recommended experience level, please visit our Detailed Agenda page.  Click here to download a copy of the PBIS Leadership Forum brochure.


Keynote Presentations


Thursday, October 4th
 

Building District Capacity to Systematically Improve Outcomes for All
Heather Peshak George, University of South Florida 


Friday, October 5th

Building & Strengthening Family-School Partnerships in PBIS: How Are the Children?
S. Andrew Garbacz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Andreal Davis, Wisconsin RTI Center


Closing Session
Closing Remarks on a New Beginning
Rob Horner, Co-Director, OSEP Technical Assistance Center on PBIS



A1 - Using a Positive Family Support Screener to Inform Tiered Supports
Sheri Luecking, Midwest PBIS Network (IL);  Meghan McCarthy, Churchville Middle School, Elmhurst (IL)

A2 - Building & Reporting District & Program-level Evaluation of PBIS
Jake Olsen, California State University Long Beach; Aimee Clark & Lynn Nord, Hemet Unified School District (CA)

A3 - Improving State-level Supports & Stakeholder Engagement through Effective Evaluation
Justyn Poulos & Kim Gulbrandson, Wisconsin RtI Center

B1 - Using Data to Implement PBIS in High Schools
Rob Horner, Brigid Flannery, & Mimi McGrath Kato, University of Oregon

C1 - Using Team Initiated Problem Solving as an On-going Evaluation & Intervention Adaptations in Schools
Anne W. Todd, University of Oregon; Kristee Laiva, Desert/Mountain Special Education Local Plan Area (CA)

C2 - Implementing & Evaluating an Interconnected Systems Framework
Mark Weist, University of South Carolina; Joni Splett, University of Florida; Kelly Perales, Midwest PBIS Network (IL)

D1 - Evaluation of Social Climate: How to Do it, How to Use it
Tamika LaSalle, University of Connecticut

D2 - Coaching to Support Teacher Use of Classroom PBIS Practices
Michelle Massar, Angus Kittleman, & Katie Conley, University of Oregon

E1 - Practical Problem Solving: Drilling Down into School Data for Improved Decision Making
Jessica Daily, University of Oregon; Jennifer Rollenhagen, Westshore Educational Service District (MI)

E2 - Tiered Fidelity Inventory: A Free & Comprehensive Tool for Assessing PBIS Implementation at All Tiers
Celeste Rossetto Dickey, University of Oregon; Kerri Fulton & Michael Lombardo, Placer County Office of Education (CA)


A4 - Introduction to PBIS in the Elementary Classroom: Moving from Knowledge to Implementation
Brandi Simonsen, University of Connecticut; Cassandra Townshend, Champlain Valley School District (VT)

A5 - Supporting Students with Disabilities in the Classroom
Steve Goodman, Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative

B2 - Introduction to PBIS in the Secondary Classroom: Supporting Student Behavior to Improve Learning
Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut; Ellen Reinhardt, Northern Rhode Island Collaborative

B3 - Comprehensive Class-wide PBIS: Integrating Behavior Support & Academic Instruction
Diane Myers, Texas Woman's University; Sarah Wilkinson, University of Connecticut

B4 - Building a Culture of Coaching to Support Implementation of Positive Classroom Behavioral Supports
Kimberly Yanek, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Ann Shufflebarger, Peggy Muse, & Dayla Brown, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VA)

C3 - PBIS Coaching: Using Classroom Data to Support a Reflective, Growth Mindset Culture
Barbara Mitchell, University of Missouri; Kody Christensen & Rob Bishop, Fremont Public Schools (NE)

C4 - Advanced Topics in Classroom Strategies: Intensifying Supports
Howard Wills, University of Kansas; Sara McDaniel University of Alabama; Lisa Friesen, North Kansas City School District (MO)

D3 - Using Technology to Enhance Data-based Decision Making & Classroom Practices
Terrance Scott, University of Louisville; Allison Bruhn, University of Iowa

D4 - Creating Positive, Productive Classrooms: District-level Professional Learning for Successful Low-intensity Strategies
Kathleen Lane, University of Kansas; Therese Brink Edgecomb & Heather Burris, Auburn Washburn Unified School District 437 (KS)

D5 - Climate & Culture Starts with Classroom Practices
Brian Meyer & Diane LaMaster, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Crysta Morrissey, Julie Tobin, Patrick Dawson, & Julie Augustyn, Community Consolidated School District 93 (IL)

E3 - Classroom Approaches to Creating Parent-Teacher Connections & Building Family-School Partnerships
S. Andrew Garbacz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Carrie Sabel & Katie Tegge, Butte De Morts Elementary School (WI)

E4 - Incorporating Culturally Responsive Practices in High School Classrooms
Patti Hershfeldt & Becky Piermattei, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD)


A6 - Neutralizing Implicit Bias in School Discipline
Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon; Ruthie Payno-Simmons & Beth Hill, Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative

A7 - Using Family & Student Voice to Inform Equitable PBIS Implementation
Devon Minch & Rebecca Webster, University of South Florida; Cynthia Brown Jackson, Hernando County School Board (FL)

B5 - Introduction to Using Data to Enhance Equity
Bert Eliason, University of Oregon

B6 - Advanced Use of Equity Data for Identifying Root Causes
Therese Sandomierski, University of South Florida

C5 - Policies to Promote Equity in School Discipline
Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon; Ambra Green, University of Texas at Arlington

C6 - Equity & Academic Instruction
Erin Chaparro, University of Oregon

D6 - Ethnic Melodies: Hearing Voice & Harmony in African American Children's Literature
Andreal Davis, Wisconsin RtI Center

D7 - Supporting Students & Families Who Are LGBTQ
Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

E5 - Coaching for Equity in School Discipline
Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon; Sandra Hardee, Johns Hopkins University (MD); Ruthie Payno-Simmons, Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative

E6 - Utilizing Instructional Alternatives to Exclusionary Discipline
Rhonda Nese, University of Oregon; Ambra Green, University of Texas, Arlington


A8 - Facility-wide PBIS: The Basics, Adaptations, Benefits, & Resources
Kristine Jolivette & Sara Sanders, University of Alabama; Skip Kumm, University of Illinois at Chicago

A9 - Facility-wide PBIS: Buy-In Strategies for Staff & Youth
Lauren J. Boden, Georgia State University; Robin Parks Ennis, University of Alabama at Birmingham

B7 - Effects of Facility-wide PBIS Implementation on Youth & Staff Behaviors Within a Therapeutic Residential Hospital
Nicole Kindt & Lisa Dana, Acadia Montana

B8 - Similarities & Differences in Facility-wide PBIS Implementation Between Residential & Juvenile Justice Facilities
Denise McClain, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health (GA); Kristine Jolivette, University of Alabama

C7 - Feasibility of Facility-wide PBIS in Secure Juvenile Facilities Across the Years
Kristine Jolivette, University of Alabama; Jeffrey R. Sprague, University of Oregon; Christine Doyle, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

C8 - Restorative Practices in PBIS: The High School Perspective on Alignment & Implementation, A Panel Discussion
Jessica Swain-Bradway, Northwest PBIS Network (OR); Lori Lynass, Sound Supports (WA); Bill Link, Vancouver Public Schools (WA); Rob Standish, Eureka High School (CA); Lauren Evanovich, University of South Florida

D8 - A State’s Journey: Initial Facility-wide PBIS Implementation with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
Jennifer Jeffrey-Pearsall, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Laura Estupinan-Kane & Martez Green, Victor Cullen Center, Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice; Shelby Webb & Andrew White, Meadow Mountain Youth Center, Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice

E7 - Facility-wide PBIS Implementation: Voices from Across Positions
Simon Gonsoulin, American Institutes for Research(DC); Janette Nihles, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice; Kathryn Roose, Nevada PBIS Technical Assistance Center; Daniel Sovereign, Milledgeville Youth Development Campus (GA); Kimberly Leslie Cederberg, Pine Hills Department of Corrections Youth Services (MT)

E8 - Aligning & Integrating PBIS & Restorative Practices in a Large, Urban School District
Naomi Brahim, Saundra Hensel, & Sarah Hitchings, Jefferson County Public Schools (KY); Chris Kolbe, Jefferson County Board of Education (KY)


A10 - Integrating Mental Health into PBIS: Steps for Getting Started with the Interconnected Systems Framework
Kelly Perales & Katie Pohlman, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Jennifer Jeffrey-Pearsall, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD)

B9 - PBIS Tier I & Classroom Practices to Support Trauma -Informed Practices
Sheri Luecking & Katie Pohlman, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Jessica Rustman, North Pekin-Marquette Heights School District (IL)

B10 - Integrating Suicide Prevention Within PBIS
Lucille Eber, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Tim Knoster, Bloomsburg University (PA); Danielle Empson, McDowell Institute (PA)

C9 - Redesigning Partnerships & Roles of Community Mental Health Providers in Schools
Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Esther Rubio & Kacey Rodenbush, Monterey County Office of Education (CA)

C10 - District & School-level Alignment of Social & Emotional Learning & PBIS
Lucille Eber, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Jessica Aquilina & Brian Kelly, Forest City Regional School District (PA)

C11 - Integrating Mental Health & PBIS: An Overview of Training Curriculum for Coaches & Trainers
Kelly Perales, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Dusty Phelps, Pulaski County Schools (KY)

D9 - Using Data to Inform the Selection of Social, Emotional, & Behavioral Wellness Interventions
Tim Knoster, Bloomsburg University (PA); Danielle Empson, McDowell Institute (PA); Catherine Girton, Milton Area School District (PA) 

D10 - Improving Family-School-Community Partnerships in an Interconnected Systems Framework
Mark Weist, University of South Carolina; Erin Scherder, Charleston County School District (SC)

D11 - Incorporating Universal Screening to Enhance Data-based Decisions for Students with Internalizing Needs
Joni Splett, University of Florida; Lucille Eber, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Dama Abshier, Marion County Public Schools (FL)

E9 - Integrating Mental Health & PBIS: Tools & Resources for State, Regional, & District Leaders
Kelly Perales, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Kathy Maciel, Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (KY)

E10 - Building Coaching Capacity for Trauma-Informed Practices Within a PBIS Framework
Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Ami Flammini, Midwest PBIS Network (IL)


A11 - Getting Started with School-wide PBIS, Part 1
George Sugai, University of Connecticut

A12 - Telecoaching to Support PBIS in Rural Schools
Sara McDaniel, University of Alabama; DeAna Byrd, Gadsden City Schools (AL)

A13 - Beginning Implementation in High School: District & School Building
Brigid Flannery, University of Oregon; Kimberly Ingram, Springfield Public Schools (OR)

B11 - Getting Started with School-wide PBIS, Part 2
George Sugai, University of Connecticut

B12 - Including Your Students with Disabilities in Tier I Supports
Heather Peshak George & Stephanie Martinez, University of South Florida

B13 - Climate Matters & Georgia's State-wide Plan to Impact Climate Through the PBIS Framework
Tamika LaSalle, University of Connecticut; Zelphine Smith-Dixon, Georgia Department of Education

C12 - Research, Tools & Resources for Engaging Families in PBIS: Multi-tiered Systems of Support
Devon Minch, University of South Florida; John Eagle, Rhode Island College; Mike Lastra & Sonsee Sanders, Eastside Elementary (FL)

C13 - Improving Regional Capacity through a State & District Coaching Network
Brian Meyer & Katie Pohlman, Midwest PBIS Network (IL)

D12 - Bringing PBIS to Preschool: Implementing the Pyramid Model
Lise Fox & Anna Winneker, University of South Florida

E11 - Starting Strong: Utilizing PBIS to Support Ninth Graders
Mimi McGrath Kato, University of Oregon; Adam Lane, Crystal Young , Brandy Polly, & Christopher Rutledge, Haines City High School (FL)

E12 - It's All Fun & Games Until We Know the Function of Your Behavior
Brian Gaunt, University of South Florida; Angela Hernandez & Eric Zelssig, Arlington Independent School District (TX)

Special Topics

 
A19 - Implementing PBIS in Alternative Settings
Bob Putnam, The May Institute (MA); Jeffrey R. Sprague, University of Oregon; Kitty Clemens & Diane Casella, Cedarhurst School (CT)

B18 - Bullying Prevention in Elementary & Middle Schools: Foundations & Student Ownership
Rhonda Nese, University of Oregon; Julie Augustyn & Melissa De La Paz, Community Consolidated School District 93 (IL)

B19 - Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports: Implications for Supporting Students with Disabilities
Tim Lewis, University of Missouri; Mitch Yell, University of South Carolina

C16 - Students Can Do More: Authentically Involving Youth in Implementation
Patti Hershfeldt, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Stephanie Martinez, University of South Florida; Monica Colunga, Irvine High School (CA)

C17 - Enhancing Professional Educator Pre-service Training to Address Social, Emotional, & Behavioral Wellness of PK-12 Students
Tim Knoster, Bloomsburg University (PA) & Danielle Empson, McDowell Institute (PA)

C18 - Preventing & Responding to Violent School Behavior
George Sugai & Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

D19 - Using PBIS to Support Students with Autism in General Education Classrooms: Strategies for Coaches
Briana Weiner, School Association for Special Education in DuPage County (IL)

E18 - Strengths & Challenges in Urban PBIS Implementation
Steve Goodman, Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative; Sielke M. Caparelli, Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network; Anthony Hamlet, Pittsburgh Public Schools (PA); Michael Calvert, Phillips K-5 Elementary School (PA)

E19 - Strengthening Relationships Between Law Enforcement & Students Using PBIS Strategies 
Laura Zeff, Los Angeles Unified School District (CA); James Ream, Los Angeles School Police Department (CA)

Tier II Systems & Practices


A14 - Introduction, Overview, & Readiness Criteria for Tier II
Tim Lewis & Danielle Starkey, University of Missouri

A15 - Changing Role of the Student Services Team
Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Rebecca Celes Mendiola, San Diego County Office of Education (CA)

A16 - Tier II Intervention: Self-Management Using a Daily Check-in Check-out Process
Lauren Evanovich & Laura Kern, University of South Florida

B14 - Straddling the Home School Gap
Marion Forgatch & Laura Rains, Implementation Sciences International Inc. (OR)

B15 - Tier II Intervention: Using Academic Supports to Meet the Needs of High School Level Students
Kathleen Lane, University of Kansas

C14 - Using Universal Screening Instruments to Determine Which Students Might Need Additional Supports
Lisa Powers, University of Missouri; Lisa Hazel & Jane Crawford, Ferguson Florissant School District (MO)

D13 - Supporting Development, Implementation, & Sustainability of Tier II Through Effective Coaching
Cat Raulerson, University of South Florida; Laura Swanlund, Community Consolidated School District 15 (IL) 

D14 - Tier II Intervention: Introduction to Social Skills Instructional Groups at the High School Level
Sheri Luecking, Midwest PBIS Network; Bruce Hesse & Cynthia Ruich, Marana Unified School District (AZ)

D15 - Developing a District-wide Multi-tiered Behavioral Framework
Barbara Mitchell, University of Missouri; Jake Troja, Nyla Kenne, & Kristi Eckard, Des Moines Public Schools (IA)

E13 - Implementing Tier II in an Early Childhood Center
Rebecca Webster, University of South Florida; Sandy Adams, Kirksville Public Schools (MO)

E14 - The Class-wide Function-based Intervention Team Program as a Tier II Strategy at the Classroom Level in Elementary & Middle Schools
Howard Wills, University of Kansas (KS); Amy Casey, North Kansas City School District (MO)

E15 - Tier II Supports for Addressing the Needs of Students with Internalizing Concerns
Leanne Hawken, University of Utah; Kelsey Morris, University of Missouri

Tier III Systems & Practices


A17 -Tier III Installation: The Beginning Stages
Ali Hearn, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Sarah Wright & Nancy Wiebelhaus, Lincoln Public Schools (NE)

A18 - Multi-tiered Coaching to Support High School Tier III Implementation
Ami Flammini, Midwest PBIS Network (IL); Sarah O'Rourke, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD); Kathryn Francoeur, University of New Hampshire; Shannon Henderson, Streamwood High School (IL); Neal Grimes, Kankakee School District (IL)

B16 - Basic FBA to BSP: Building School Capacity to Implement Function-based Support
Sheldon Loman & Chris Borgmeier, Portland State University (OR); Kathleen Strickland-Cohen, Texas Christian University

B17 - Building Strong Tier III Systems & Practices Through Practice-based Coaching
Don Kincaid & Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida; Holly Seniuk & Jodie Soracco, University of Nevada Reno

C15 - Tier III Progress Monitoring: Can individualized Supports be Monitored Systematically, Efficiently, & Individually? We Think So!
Katie Conley & Angus Kittelman, University of Oregon; Therese Sandomierski, University of South Florida; Bob Putnam, The May Institute (MA); Kimberly Ingram, Springfield Public Schools (OR)

D16 - Teachers & Parents as Partners: Family Engagement at Tier III
Amanda Witte, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

D17 - Using Restorative Practices to Augment Tier III Supports at the High School Level
Jessica Swain-Bradway, Northwest PBIS Network (OR); Bill Link, Vancouver Public Schools (WA); Lauren Evanovich, University of South Florida

D18 - School-wide Training in the Basics of Understanding Challenging Behavior & Function-based Intervention
Sheldon Loman & Chris Borgmeier, Portland State University (OR); Kathleen Strickland-Cohen, Texas Christian University

E16 - The Prevent-Teach-Reinforce FBA-BIP Model for Middle & High School Students
Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida

E17 - Tier III Supports & Students with Disabilities: Practice & Policy Recommendations
Tim Lewis, University of Missouri

 

Strand Introduction videos:
Applied Evaluation 

Classroom 

Equity

Family Engagement

High School

Juvenile Justice
(coming soon)

Mental Health Integration

PBIS Foundations

Tier II Systems & Practices

Tier III Systems & Practices












RDQ 1 - PBIS & Students with Disabilities 
Discussion Leaders: Tim Lewis, University of Missouri, & Mitch Yell, University of South Carolina 

RDQ 2 - A Dialogue & Networking Session on Integrating Mental Health & PBIS 
Discussion Leaders: Kelly Perales & Katie Pohlman, Midwest PBIS Network (IL) 

RDQ 3 - Identifying & Problem Solving Common Challenges to Bullying Prevention Implementation 
Discussion Leader: Rhonda Nese, University of Oregon 

RDQ 4 - Evaluating PBIS Implementation: State, District, School 
Discussion Leaders: Rob Horner, University of Oregon, & Jake Olsen, California State University Long Beach 

RDQ 5 - Integrating Equity & PBIS Efforts at the District Level 
Discussion Leaders: Ambra Green, University of Missouri, & Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon 

RDQ 6 - Bringing PBIS to Preschool: Opportunities, Challenges, & Success
Discussion Leader: Lise Fox, University of South Florida 

RDQ 7 - Cultivating Positive Student-Teacher Relationships 
Discussion Leaders: Milaney Leverson & Kent Smith, Wisconsin RTI Center, & Jennifer Rose, Loyola Community & Family Services

RDQ 8 - Strengthening Family-School-Community Connections in PBIS to Improve Valued Outcomes 
Discussion Leaders: Mark Weist, University of South Carolina; S. Andrew Garbacz, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

RDQ 9 - Facility-wide PBIS in Residential & Juvenile Facilities: Learning from Other Implementers 
Discussion Leaders: Kristine Jolivette, University of Alabama; Skip Kumm, University of Illinois at Chicago; Sara Sanders, Kansas State University; David Royer, University of Hawaii

RDQ 10 - Q&A on Classroom PBIS 
Discussion Leaders: Brandi Simonsen, University of Connecticut, & Diane Myers, Texas Women’s University 

RDQ 11 - Restorative Practices in School-wide PBIS Networking Roundtable: Follow up from Panel Discussion 
Discussion Leaders: Jessica Swain-Bradway, Northwest PBIS Network (OR);  Ali Hearn, Midwest PBIS Network; Jeff Sprague, University of Oregon 

RDQ 12 - School Climate & Every Student Succeeds Act 
Discussion Leader: Tamika LaSalle, University of Connecticut 

RDQ 13 - Tier II Data, Systems, & Practices
Discussion Leader: Deanna Maynard & Danielle Starkey, University of Missouri

RDQ 14 - Universal Screening: Tools & Processes
Discussion Leader: Kathleen Lane, University of Kansas & Lisa Powers, University of Missouri

RDQ 15 - Networking & Dialogue for Leaders of PBIS in Large Urban School Districts 
Discussion Leader: Steve Goodman, Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative 

RDQ 16 - Supporting District Level Implementation 
Discussion Leader: Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD) 

RDQ 17 - Tier III Practices & Systems: Discussion of Issues Around Tier III Critical Practices & Systems 
Discussion Leaders: Lauren Evanovich & Rose Iovannone, University of South Florida 

RDQ 18 - Responding to Emergency & Crisis School Incidents 
Discussion Leaders: George Sugai & Jen Freeman, University of Connecticut 

RDQ 19 - High School Networking Opportunity 
Discussion Leaders: Patti Hershfeldt, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network (MD), & Brigid Flannery, University of Oregon