Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - Thursday, November 10, 2016
12th Annual New England Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Forum, 2016
REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! See you next week.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a research-based practice to improve overall school climate, maximize academic achievement, and address the specific needs of all your students. Learn about advances in school-wide PBIS, academic interventions, successful interventions with students with challenging behaviors, and effective data-based decision making.
Special strand on services for adults with IDD.
Note: BCBA and Psychologist CE Credits will be offered.
2016 PBIS Annual Conference Schedule!
MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
KATHLEEN LYNNE LANE is a Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Lane served as a classroom teacher of general and special education students for five years and provided consultation, intervention, and staff development services to five schools districts in Southern California for two years as a Program Specialist.
Dr. Lane’s research interests focus on school-based interventions (academic and behavioral) with students at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), with an emphasis on systematic screenings to detect students with behavioral challenges at the earliest possible juncture.
As the Principal Investigator, Dr. Lane has served on federally-funded projects including: Project WRITE, a Goal Area 2 Grant funded through the Institute for Educational Sciences, focusing on impact of writing interventions for students at risk for EBD who are also poor writers; an OSEP directed project studying positive behavior support at the high school level; and an OSEP field-initiated project studying prevention of EBD at the elementary level.
She is the co-editor of Remedial and Special Education and is an associate editor for Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions and Education and Treatment of Children. She also serves on several editorial boards including Exceptional Children, the Journal of Special Education, and Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Dr. Lane has co-authored five books and published 133 refereed journal articles and 30 book chapters.
is currently the Director of the Midwest PBIS Network, and a collaborative partner with the U.S. Department of Education’s National Technical Assistance Center for PBIS, providing support to states and school districts nationwide, including implementation of wraparound and interagency initiatives for students with complex emotional and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Eber founded and has served as the Director of the Illinois PBIS Network since its inception in 1999, facilitating PBIS implementation for over 1,800 Illinois schools.
She is a former board member of the Illinois Federation of Families (IFF), the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (FFCMH), and the Association for Positive Behavior Supports (APBS).
Dr. Eber regularly publishes articles and chapters on wraparound, interagency systems of care, and school-wide positive behavior supports.