Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

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.

Director(s)

Heather George
Tim Lewis
Kent McIntosh
Brandi Simonsen

Regions Served

National

States Served

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
U.S. Virgin Islands
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Level of Support

General

Specialty Area

Education Leadership
Evidence Based Practices
Family Engagement
Intensive Supports
Multi-tiered Systems of Support
Organizational Leadership
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
Response to Intervention
School Climate
School Mental Health
Social and Emotional Learning
Special Education
System Alignment
Other Specialty Areas: Implementation Science; Prevention Science

Primary Audience

Administrators
Families
School Counselors
School Districts
Schools
State Education Agencies

Servivces

Assessment Tools
Coaching
Consulting
Content Expertise
Research