Director's Page

Executive Director
of Curriculum, Instruction,
Assessment & Federal Programs
Kate Heineman

Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBiS)

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBiS) is an evidence-based, data-informed process that works to increase student achievement, school attendance, and school success while decreasing challenging student behaviors. By using a systemic approach incorporating all students, staff, parents, and settings, PBiS can assist with creating more effective schools. PBiS…

  • benefits all students, and is not limited to any particular group
  • is based on effective behavioral practices, instructional design, and strategies
  • approaches behavior in a proactive way by teaching appropriate behaviors
  • fosters positive adult-to-student relationships
  • supports the school’s continuous improvement process
  • is focused on improving academic achievement through creating safe, disciplined environments

PBiS Components…

  1. Common Philosophy and Purpose
  2. Effective Leadership Teams
  3. Clarifying Expected Behavior
  4. Teaching Expected Behavior
  5. Encouraging Appropriate Behavior
  6. Discouraging Inappropriate Behavior
  7. Ongoing Monitoring
  8. Effective Classroom Practices

Contact a PBIS Coach:; Linden, Milliken Park, JCAC
; Clarmar, Howard, JCAC
; Bell Field, Pathfinder, ECDC, FHS; Grant, Washington, FMS; FHS, FMS