Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!
The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), the Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.
District of Columbia
U.S. Virgin Islands
Level of Support
Evidence Based Practices
Multi-tiered Systems of Support
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
Response to Intervention
School Mental Health
Social and Emotional Learning
Other Specialty Areas: Implementation Science; Prevention Science
State Education Agencies