National PBIS Leadership Forum

October 22-23, 2020

Keynote Sessions

Thursday, October 22nd: Morning Keynote

Staying True to What Works: Core Evidence-based Practices & Strategies
Tim Lewis, Co-Director, Center on PBIS   

Systemic school change to promote academic and social/ emotional/behavioral success requires hard work, sustained implementation, and adherence to empirically validated practices. Core evidence-based practices and strategies can help schools ensure growth amidst perennial and new challenges.

Breakout Sessions (available in June)

  • Sessions by Strand - session titles and presenter information organized by strand 
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Friday, October 23rd: Morning Keynote

Youth Voice in Action: How Students Think, Feel & Strategize about Mental Health Data
Susan Barrett, Director, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network; Youth Panel

Anxiety and depression can be invisible unless there is an intentional effort to identify individuals in need of support. Hear from students about their experience interacting with local data and the youth-adult dialogue that led to action to move their schools towards a climate that is welcoming and supportive for all students and staff.
Closing Session

Friday, October 23rd: Closing Session

Renee Bradley, Deputy Division Director, Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation, US Department of Education