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2015-2016 DE-PBS Conference

Building Positive School Climate & Student Success

October 29, 2015

8:30-3:30

DelTech, Room 727

Dover, DE

LOGO

The DE-PBS Project hosted Dr. George Sugai, renowned speaker and co-director of the National Center on PBIS, at our 2015 state-wide conference on October 29, 2015!

This year’s conference focused on how schools can implement a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) framework to promote positive school climate and address the needs of students at Tier 1 (schoolwide), Tier 2 (targeted) and Tier 3 (individualized).  Additional guest speakers from DE-PBS schools shared their experiences and recommendations for  implementing specific elements of a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) for behavior.

Agenda

Conference Photos

It was a full crowd!

It was a full crowd!

Click here to see photos from the conference.

Keynote Address

Dr. George Sugai, co-director of the National Center of Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports and director of University of Connecticut’s Center for Behavioral Education & Research, presented on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support with an emphasis on selecting evidence-based interventions based on needs identified by data.

Dr. George Sugai giving his Keynote Address at the DE-PBS Conference

Dr. George Sugai giving his Keynote Address at the DE-PBS Conference

Presentations

Dorrell Green, assistant superintendent of Brandywine School District, shared the district’s vision for focusing on and improving school climate through his presentation: Excellence Through Equity.

Dorrell Green talking about Excellence Through Equity

Dorrell Green talking about Excellence Through Equity

Tier 1 : School-wide PBS (All)

A team of staff from Shields Elementary School in the Cape Henlopen School District presented on the process used to infuse  Growth Mindset in to their School-wide PBS framework. Click here to see more on how positive behavior support meets growth mindset.

Heidi Quillen from Shields Elementary talks about Growth Mindset

Heidi Quillen from Shields Elementary talks about Growth Mindset

Tier 2: Targeted PBS (Some)

A panel of school and community representatives shared an overview of interventions used to support students identified at Tier 2.

Brick Mill Elementary School, in partnership with Connecting Generations, presented on their implementation of Character Climb.

Brandywine School District presented on implementation of the PEERS curriculum.

Dover High School presented on their use of Achievement Mentoring.

Tier 3: Individual PBS (Few)

DE-PBS Project staff along with an educator from Charlton School presented on Prevent-Teach-Reinforce.

DE-PBS Project

The DE-PBS Project presented on phase recognition achievements as well as results from a longitudinal data study of the Delaware School Climate Survey.

George Sugai with some of the DE-PBS team

George Sugai with some of the DE-PBS team

For information on the 2013-2014 DE-PBS Conference, please click here.