Glossary of PBIS Abbreviations and Terms


70

BoQ measurement of overall school-wide implementation

80/80

SET measurement of overall school-wide implementation

AA

Administrator Academy

Action Plan

School-based Unified Action Plan or a tool that does the same which combines data from multiple sources (e.g. SAS, TIC, BoQ, PoI, etc.)

AYP: Adequate Yearly Progress

Each school must comply with proficiency requirements in all categories of students untill 100% proficiency rate is reached.

“Big 5” data

Data graphs aggregated by:
  1. Average Referrals Per Day, Per Month
  2. Referrals by Problem Behavior
  3. Referrals by Location
  4. Referrals by Student
  5. Referrals by Time

BoQ

Benchmarks of Quality

Check and Connect

Strategy to provide support to Tier 2 students

Coach

Designated person on PBIS, either internal or external to the building, who promotes success of team through facilitation and guidance.

Cool Tools

Lesson plans for teaching behavioral expectations

Complex/Multiple-life-domain FBA/BIPs

A function-based support plan across settings (e.g. home, school, and/or community)

DPR

Daily Progress Report

EBS

See SAS

EE

Education Environment.  Also known as LRE.

Expectations

A set (usually 3-5) of positively stated school-wide rules that apply to all staff and students in the building.

External Coach

A district or contracted person designated to assist the internal coach with PBIS implementation.  They may assist and coordinate more than one building ni a district.

FBA/BIP

Functional Behavior Assessment/Behavior Intervention Plan

Gotcha

Paper acknowledgement of "catching" a student demonstrating positive behavior.

Internal Coach

PBIS Team leader who helps to coordinate and guide the PBIS team.

ISS

In School Suspensions

LAN

Local Area Network

LRE

Least Restrictive Environment.  Also known as EE.

NCLB

No Child Left Behind Act

ODRs

Office Discipline Referrals

OSS

Out of School Suspensions

PBIS

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

PBS

Positive Behavior Supports.  Another name for PBIS.

PoI

Illinois Phases of Implementation Rubric

Reinforcers

Tangible and intangible acknowledgements for positive behavior.

RtI

Response to Intervention

SAS: Self-Assessment Survey

Annual assessment for building level staff of school-wide, classroom, non-classroom, and individual behavior practices.Previously known as EBS: Effective Behaviors Support Survey.

SET

School-wide Evaluation Tool.  Used to assess a school's implementation of PBIS.

SIMEO

Systematic Information Management for Educational Outcomes

Simple function based intervention plans

A plan focused on one specific behavior for a student

Simple Secondary Interventions

Quick and easy interventions for a group of students (e.g. Check-in Check-out)

Simple Secondary Interventions with individualized features

A unique feature for an individual student added to a group intervention (e.g. Check-and-Connect)

SSBD

Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (Assessment Tool)

SWIS: School Wide Information System

Web-based data collection and reporting system for office discipline referrals.

TIC

Team Implementation Checklist

WIT

Wraparound Integrity Tool

Wraparound

A complex and comprehensive plan addressing multiple life domain issues across home, school, and community (e.g. basic needs, MH treatment, behavior/academic interventions, as well as multiple behaviors)