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Recent research has indicated that racial disproportionality in early childhood and K-12 school discipline arises primarily from implicit bias, the unconscious influences on our decisions. This presentation will describe the concept of implicit bias in education and share specific strategies for reducing its effects on decision-making to enhance equitable outcomes for all students, including providing students with more voice in their school-wide systems.


Training: 2018 PA PBS Implementers Forum
Presenter: Dr. Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon
Date: 05/22/2018

Topic: Behavior

This keynote presentation will be provided by Dr. Rob Horner from the University of Oregon. He has directed over twenty million dollars in federal grants, and currently co-directs the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and the OSEP Research and Demonstration Center on School-wide Behavior Support. Dr. Horner also co-directs the Positive Behavior Research and Support research unit at the University of Oregon. During this keynote presentation, Dr. Horner will define the core features of PBIS and its installation from a national perspective. Additionally, Dr. Horner will explain how PBIS assists schools in being more efficient and equitable learning environments for all students.


Training: 2015 PA PBIS Implementers' Forum
Presenter: Dr. Rob Horner
Date: 05/27/2015

Topic:

10. Arithmetic To Algebra Gap Interventions

Uploaded: January 27, 2014 |  0 Comments  | 

Algebra is considered a gateway to formal mathematics, quantitative work skills, and graduation. However, the abstractness of algebra makes learning difficult, especially for students who have not mastered elementary level mathematics. To exacerbate this difficulty, formal instruction of algebra has crept into early middle school. In this session, Dr. Witzel will demonstrate both instruction and intervention means for improving algebra preparation skills, such as rational numbers and equations.


Training: PDE Annual Conference
Presenter: Bradley Witzel, Ph.D.
Date: 02/06/2014

Topic: PDE Annual Conference

This session will build participants background knowledge and skills to utilize the CDT to maximize student learning. Participants will gain knowledge and facility with CDT interactive maps, learning progression maps, and student and teacher data analysis templates. The presenters will focus on the rational for taking the CDT from the viewpoint of students and teachers. Support materials to engage in one-on-one conferencing and goal setting with students using CDT results will also be offered.

There are eleven handouts.
11a: PowerPoint
11b-k: Supporting materials


Training: Facilitating Coherence: MTSS and Formative Assessment
Presenter: Bobbie Pfingstler and Stacy Kulics
Date: 06/29/2015

Topic: Response to Instruction & Intervention

The Penn-Kidder Campus K-8 building of the Jim Thorpe Area School District will share their SWPBIS Tier 2 intervention check-in/check-out. The team will explain how the system is used throughout the building, including the referral process, data collection, and team meetings.


Training: 2015 PA PBIS Implementers' Forum
Presenter: Gula, Kunkel, McAndrew, Warren
Date: 05/27/2015

Topic:

The Pennsylvania Safe Schools-Healthy Students Partnership, which is a four year project with over $2 million per year in federal funding, is designed to develop exemplary safe and supportive schools and communities in three local education agencies. This session will provide an overview of the partnership grant‘s goals and processes by which the goals will be met. As well as how the work of the demonstration sites stands to inform models for cross-systems collaboration for eventual installation and scale-up throughout Pennsylvania. The presenters will discuss how such collaborations between county partners and schools are consistent with the concepts of the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF). Actual experiences of the 3 demonstration sites will be featured.


Training: PBIS Implementers´ Forum Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
Presenter: Anne Katona-Linn, Deanna Moerer
Date: 05/28/2014

Topic: Behavior

This session will discuss a way to plan for an exciting PBIS program that motivates and encourages positive behavior among all students within your building. We will discuss how to raise the necessary funds to keep your program improving from year to year.


Training: 2018 PA PBS Implementers Forum
Presenter: Philipsburg-Osceola School District
Date: 05/22/2018

Topic: Behavior

10. Sign Language As A Form Of PBIS

Uploaded: April 4, 2016 |  0 Comments  | 

Positive climate in the classroom is a critical aspect of successful classroom management in the infant and toddler childcare setting. This session will focus on the use of sign language as a form of communication and as a proactive strategy in an early childhood setting.


Training: 2016 PA PBIS Implementers Forum
Presenter: Bright Horizons/Hildebrandt Learning Centers
Date: 05/05/2016

Topic: Behavior

In this session, the presenter will explain the use of a Functional Transition Assessment Selection Matrix to assist in choosing assessments matching students’ most likely post-secondary goals. Representative assessments in the Functional Model will be reviewed and how to use the results to build the transition section will be discussed. In addition, the presenter will share a process to teach students how to: (1) understand transition assessment results; (2) select post-secondary and annual transition goals matching strengths and limits; and, (3) engage parents (or significant others) in a conversation to obtain their thoughts about students’ strengths, needs, and post-school goals. Last, a goal attainment process will be described where students learn to attain their annual transition goals as the means to help reach their post-secondary goals.


Training: PDE Conference 2015
Presenter: James Martin
Date: 02/05/2015

Topic: PDE Annual Conference

Students with problem behaviors continue to present challenges to educators. Intervention plans that are developed based on functional behavior assessment derived hypotheses have a wealth of empirical support proving their effectiveness in reducing problem behaviors and increasing appropriate replacement behaviors. Dr. Iovannone will present a research-supported process to build function-based intervention plans that are feasible for implementing in typical elementary classroom settings. Participants will learn the process steps, view video examples, and obtain teacher-friendly tools used by school teams.


Training: PDE Annual Conference
Presenter: Rose Iovannone, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Date: 02/06/2014

Topic: PDE Annual Conference