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What is Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports?

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a research-based, school-wide approach to improve school climate and create safer and more effective schools.PBIS is a Process. This process focuses on improving a school’s ability to teach behavioral expectations and support positive behavior for all students.

PBIS is a team-based process for data review, data-driven problem solving and interventions, ongoing planning, and monitoring of interventions.

PBIS implementation includes school-wide procedures and processes intended for: ALL Students, ALL Staff, and ALL Settings. This includes individual classrooms and teachers and non-classroom settings and related staff.

As a Response to Intervention Model (RTI), PBIS applies a three-tiered system of support, and a problem-solving process to enhance the capacity of schools to effectively educate all students. 

PBIS Chart

ZESD 6 Expectations

  • Be Respectful
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Safe
  • Be Kind