2017 PA PBS Implementers' Forum
May 16-17, 2017
Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
The Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support (PAPBS) Network Implementers’ Forum is sponsored by the Bureau of Special Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, with support from the member agencies of Pennsylvania’s Community of Practice on 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 all 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; District and state policy makers; Family members and caregivers; and SBBH Community of Practice 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/purchase orders payable to INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 and send them to the attention of the Business Office, PaTTAN-Pittsburgh, 3190 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 or via fax 412.826.6856 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks/purchase orders must be submitted via US mail, fax or email on or before May 2, 2017 and must include registrants(s) full name(s).
Cancellations: If you are unable to attend the Forum you must cancel your registration by April 17, 2017, by contacting Kristen Olszyk 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/PBSImplementers or calling 717-533-3131 or 800-437-7439. The cost per room is $169.00 plus tax per night until April 17, 2017.
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 April 5, 2017.
Pre-registration will be on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Chocolate Lobby.