Webinar Recording and Materials
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports from Preschool to High School: A Conversation about Implementation
Listen to a lively discussion about PBIS and implementation in early childhood programs and K-12 schools. Glen Dunlap, Lise Fox, and George Sugai discuss the key elements of PBIS and the implementation features within different settings and systems. (August, 2012)
About the Panel
Glen Dunlap is a research professor with the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) and the University of Nevada (Reno, NV). He works on several research, training and demonstration projects in the areas of positive behavior support, child protection, early intervention, developmental disabilities and family support. Glen has served as a teacher, administrator, researcher and university faculty member. Glen lives in Reno, Nevada, and is currently conducting research on interventions for young children’s challenging behaviors.
Lise Fox is a professor with the University of South Florida. She is the Principal Investigator for the OSEP funded Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (www.challengingbehavior.org), and a Co-Director of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities). She is also an investigator with an IES-funded research project examining the implementation of the Pyramid Model within preschool classrooms. Her research is focused on in practical approaches to addressing issues surrounding the inclusion of young children with problem behavior in community settings, individualized positive behavior support, program-wide PBS, and family support.
George Sugai is Professor and Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. His research and practice interests include school-wide positive behavior support, behavioral disorders, applied behavior analysis, organizational management, and classroom and behavior management, and school discipline. He has been a classroom teacher, program director, personnel preparer, and applied researcher. Currently, he is Co-Director of the OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Director of the UConn Center on Behavioral Education and Research, and Co-Principal investigator of the OSEP Center on State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices.
Resources and Supporting Materials
- What is SWPBIS?
- PBIS: History, Features, and Misconceptions
- Fox, L., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2009). A Program-Wide Model for Supporting Social Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood Settings. In W. Sailor, G. Dunlap, G. Sugai, and R. Horner (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Behavior Support (pp.177-202). New York: Springer. (This book is available for purchase from the Springer website).
- Benchmarks of Quality for Early Childhood Program-Wide Implementation of PBS