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PBIS

Positive Behavior Intervention Support

What is PBIS?

Positive Behavior Intervention and Support is a process for creating school environments that are more predictable and effective for achieving academic and social goals. For some schools, PBIS will enhance their current systems and practices, for others it will radically change the culture for the better.

How Does it Work?

A key strategy of the PBIS process is PREVENTION. The majority of students follow the school's expectations, but are never acknowledged for their positive behavior. Through instruction, comprehension and regular practice, all stakeholders use a consistent set of behavior expectations and rules. When some students do not respond to teaching of the behavioral rules, PBIS schools view it as an opportunity for re-teaching, not just punishments.

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