2016 PA PBS Implementers' Forum
May 5-6, 2016
Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
The Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support (PAPBS) Network Implementers’ Forum: Multi-Tiered Systems of Support is sponsored by the Bureau of Special Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, with support from the member agencies of Pennsylvania’s Community of Practice (CoP) for School Based Behavioral Health (SBBH). The forum is designed as a venue for stakeholders who are interested in advancing supports and voice for all students, including students with disabilities, in the implementation of school or program-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The forum serves as a means to provide participants with information about establishing, maintaining and expanding PBIS through a three-tiered decision making framework that guides the selection, integration and implementation of evidence-based practices for improving behavior outcomes for learners.
PAPBS network facilitators, school and program-wide PBIS coaches, district and school level leadership teams, educators, including early childhood educators, behavioral specialists, school counselors, school psychologists, special educators, behavioral and mental health providers, individuals interested in emotional support programs, district and state policy makers, parents and caregivers, higher education professors working in teacher preparation programs, Community of Practice for SBBH members.
Registration Fee: The registration fee is $75.00. Payment may be made with check, cash, or purchase order. No credit cards will be accepted.
Make checks payable to INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 and send them to the attention of Kristen Olszyk, PaTTAN-Pittsburgh, 3190 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Checks must be submitted via US mail on or before April 22, 2016 and should include registrants(s) full name.
Make purchase orders payable to INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 and include registrant full name(s) on the purchase order. Send purchase orders to the attention of Donna Schnepp via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchase orders must be submitted via email on or before April 22, 2016.
Cancellations: If you are unable to attend the Forum you must cancel your registration by April 8, 2016, by contacting Kristen Olszyk at 800-446-5607 ext. 6848 or email@example.com, or your registration fee will not be refunded.
Hotel Reservation Deadline: A block of rooms at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center has been secured for Forum attendees. Attendees may reserve rooms by using the following link: (https://resweb.passkey.com/go/PAPBSFORUM) or calling 717-533-3131 or 800-437-7439. The cost per room is $169.00 plus tax per night until April 4, 2016.
Parent Scholarships: The Bureau of Special Education and PaTTAN are pleased to offer parent scholarships to Pennsylvania residents who are not employed in a professional capacity by a school entity. Parents of school-age students can apply for either a partial scholarship (registration fee only) or a full scholarship (registration and lodging for those who live beyond 50 miles of Hershey Lodge). All scholarship applications must be email dated or postmarked on or before March 18, 2016. (The Parent Scholarship Application can be found clicking this link)
Pre-registration will be on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Chocolate Lobby.