Presentations
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Our clinical staff regularly present at regional, national, and international conferences and workshops. We also host events that feature experts from other organizations as well as May Institute.

We are pleased to make the presentation videos, clinical posters and/or presentation slides from some of those events available here. Click on any of the following events to view the available clinical posters and presentations - some files are large and may take a moment to download.

 

 

 

Free Webinar: Attending to Attendance in Live and Virtual Settings

March 30, 2021

Attending to Attendance in Live and Virtual Settings
Presenters: Bob Putnam, May Institute & National Technical Assistance Center for PBIS Tobey Duble, May Institute

Gardner Public Schools Addressing Attendance Through District & School MTSS
Presenters: Mark Pellegrino, Superintendent, Joyce West, & Amber Casavant

See the full webinar video here.

 

Friday, November 13, 2020 - May's Virtual PBIS Forum 2020
Research to Practice: 16th Annual New England Positive Behavioral Support Forum

PBIS Forum Schedule 2020
Morning Keynote: How Do We Make PBIS Work for Each and Every Student?  
[Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Kent McIntosh, University of Oregon

  1. NE PBS Overview 2020 opening final - Bob Putnam.pdf
  2. How Do We Make PBIS Work for Each and Every Student - Kent McIntosh.pdf

/A/ FOUNDATIONS
A1. PBIS 101: An Introduction to SW-PBIS. [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Michelle Pratt, May Institute; Sacha Shaw, Endicott College

  1. PBIS 101 Intro to SWPBIS.pdf
  2. PBIS Blueprint Part 1 18 Oct 2015 Final.pdf

A2. Introduction to Coaching [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Adam Feinberg, University of Connecticut

  1. Foundations of Systems Coaching Presentation [Feinberg and Meyer].pdf

/B/ FOUNDATIONS 

B1. High School Implementation of Advanced Tiers  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Susannah Everett & Katherine Meyer, University of Connecticut; Marcie Handler, Broad Reach Consulting 

  1. PBIS2020-B1 - High School Implementation of Advanced Tiers - Susannah Everett.pdf

B2. Using MTSS-B Framework to Keep Children, Youth, Families, and Schools Connected During Distance Learning [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Kathy Francoeur, Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire; Margie Borawska-Popielarz, Concord High School; Alison Bryant & Anna Solomon, Laconia Middle School

/C/ SPECIAL 1 

C1. Back to Basics: Critical Classroom Practices in New Contexts  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Brandi Simonsen, University of Connecticut 

  1. PBIS2020-C1 - Back to Basics HANDOUT (Nov 13 2020) - Brandi Simonsen.pdf
  2. PBIS2020-C1 - Back to Basics Presentation Links (Nov 2020) - Brandi Simonsen.pdf

C2. Still Separate, Still Unequal: Culturally Responsive Considerations and Practices to Support Minoritized Youth
Video Presentation]

Name of Presenter: Tamika La Salle, University of Connecticut

  1. Still Seperate Still Unequal.pdf

/D/ SPECIAL 2 

D1. Building Community through PBIS  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Erik Maki, May Institute; Melissa Kintish & Teresa Carr, Christa McAuliffe, School

  1. Building Community through PBIS - Erik Maki, Melissa Kintish & Terri Car.pdf 
  2. McAuliffe-2020-Using PBIS to Build Relationships and Community.pdf

D2. Implementing Districtwide PBIS  Presentation Video.
Name of Presenter(s): Robert Putnam, May Institute; Joyce West & Amber Casavant, Gardner Public Schools; Sara Deluca, Framingham Public Schools; Jariel Verge, New Bedford

  1. Implementing District-Wide PBIS - Bob Putnam.pdf
  2. Implementing District-Wide PBIS, New Bedford Public Schools - Jariel Verge.pdf
  3. Implementing District-Wide PBIS, Gardner Public Schools - Gardner PS.pdf
  4. Implementing District-Wide PBIS, Framingham Public Schools - Sara Deluca.pdf

/E/ ADAPTING PBIS IN A CHANGING WORLD
E1. Updating and Adapting Universal PBIS  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Christine Downs & Tobey Duble, May Institute

  1. Adapting PBIS for Virtual Classrooms Final.pdf
  2. brst-COVID-Safety-resources.pdf
  3. Creating a PBIS Behavior Teaching Matrix for Remote Instruction-1.pdf
  4. Improving Attendance in a Remote Learning Environment.pdf 
  5. Responding to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak through PBIS.pdf

E2. Adapting Check In Check Out (CICO) for Virtual Learning Environments  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Christine Downs, May Institute; Kimberli Breen, SWIFT Education Center

  1. CICO Resourses.pdf
  2. Guidance on Adapting Check-in Check-out (CICO) for Distance Learning.pdf
  3. Virtual CICO Final 11-12.pdf

/F/ MENTAL HEALTH
F1. Building State-wide Capacity to Implement MTSS with Integrated SEL & Mental Health  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Samantha Brinz & Kristen Petrarca, Rhode Island Department of Education
F2. Innovation in Tier III Supports: How School & Mental Health Providers Pivoted to Provide RENEW During COVID-19  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Heidi Cloutier, Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire; Larson Viljanen, Greater Nashua Mental Health; Bucky Flores, Launching Emerging Adults Program, Rochester Public Schools

  1. Innovation in Tier III Supports - Heidi Cloutier.pdf

/G/ IDD 
G1. Implementing PBS Support with Individuals with IDD Across Two Organizations Name of  [Video Presentation]
Presenter(s): Bob Putnam, Jennifer Zarcone & Sarah Weddle, May Institute; Jonathan Worcester & Joseph Ricciardi, Seven Hiils

  1. Implementing PBS Support with Individuals with IDD Across Two Organizations - Bob Putnam May Institute.pdf
  2. Implementing PBS Support with Individuals with IDD Across Two Organizations - Bob Putnam Overview
  3. Implementing PBS Support with Individuals with IDD Across Two Organizations - Ricciardi & Worcester

G2. Social Skills Instruction — Implementation In the Adult Setting  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Robert Smith, Compass Behavioral Solutions

  1. PBIS2020-G2 - Social Skill Implementation

Afternoon Keynote: Enhancing PBIS to Promote Resilience During Crisis  [Video Presentation]
Name of Presenter(s): Susan Barrett

  1. Enhancing PBIS to Promote Resilience During Crisis - Susan Barrett (2).pdf

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - Friday, November 15, 2019
 Research to Practice: 15th Annual New England Positive Behavior Support Forum

DOWNLOAD THE FULL CONFERENCE BROCHURE HERE

THURSDAY – Keynote Address (8:30 – 9:30 am)


Check-in, Check-out (CICO): Lessons Learned from 20 years of Research and Application 
Name of Presenter(s): Leanne Hawken, University of Utah

Keynote PBIS Forum 2019 - Slides Handout 11.7.19.pdf

 

/A/ FOUNDATIONS

A1. PBIS 101: An Introduction to SW-PBIS
Name of Presenter(s): Robert Putnam & Tobey Duble, May Institute

1. 101 Introduction to SW-PBIS.pdf

A2. Engaging Families in School-Based Efforts to Provide Tier 1 Structure and Support
Name of Presenter(s): Sara Whitcomb & Sarah Fefer, University of Massachusetts Amherst

1. Engaging Families in School-based Efforts to Provide Tier 1 Structure and Support.pdf

A3. "Rewards Don't Work!" Fine-Tuning Reward Systems to Increase Effectiveness in School-based Setting
Name of Presenter(s):  Chris Barclay & Erin Crosby, EASTCONN

1. Rewards Don't Work Slides.pdf

2. Rewards Don’t Work! Action Planning Tool Handout.pdf

3. Reinforcer Questionnaire and Assessment Survey.pdf

4. Rewards Don't Work - Reinforcement Reflection Case Studies: Answer Key.pdf

5. Reward/Reinforcement Reflection Tool.pdf
 

/B/ HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL

B1. From Dreams to Teams: One Student’s High School Journey
Name of Presenter(s): Kathryn A. Francoeur, Institute on Disability, UNH

1. From Dreams to Teams Slides v1.pdf

2. 40 Developmental Assets® for Adolescents (ages 12-18).pdf

3. Renew Informational flyer.pdf

B2. Improving Attendance within a PBIS Framework
Name of Presenter(s): Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

1. Improving Attendance within a PBIS Framework.pdf

B3. The Power of Youth Voice in System Change
Name of Presenter(s): Kathryn A. Francoeur, Institute on Disability University of New Hampshire

1. Power of Youth Voice in System Change_ NE PBIS_NOV 2019-FINAL .pdf

2. Youth Involvement and Engagement Assessment Tool.pdf

3. Bear Pride Rubric.pdf

4. Bear ​P.R.I.D.E. ​Habits.pdf
 

/C/ ADVANCED

C1. Thinking Functionally About Problem Behavior: Tier 1 Behavior Instruction for All Staff
Name of Presenter(s): Leanne Hawken, University of Utah

1. Hawken Breakout-New England PBIS Forum 2019.pdf

2. Behavior-Management Traps.pdf

C2. 12 Years In!
Name of Presenter(s): Richard Blair & Peter Rossi, Dartmouth Middle School

1. 12 Years In!.pdf

C3. NEPBIS TOT Booster Session – Invitation Only 
Name of Presenter(s): Brandi Simonsen & Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

 

/D/  SPECIAL TOPICS

D1. Tier 1 Classroom Management Practices in High Schools
Name of Presenter(s): Sarah Wilkinson, University of Connecticut

1. Tier 1 Classroom Management Practices in High Schools.pdf

D2. Overcoming Challenges: Rebooting PBIS
Name of Presenter(s): Erik Maki, May Institute; Sarah Tadmore, Teresa Carr & Melissa Kintish; McAuliffe Charter School

1. Overcoming Challenges Rebooting PBIS and Combining Schools.pdf

D3. Supporting Teachers to Implement Classroom Management Successfully: Actionable, Evidence-based Strategies
Name of Presenter(s): Lindsay Fallon, University of Massachusetts Boston; Adam Feinberg, & Katie Meyer, University of Connecticut
 

/E/  SPECIAL TOPICS

E1. The Art and Science of Coaching; Part 1
Name of Presenter(s): JoAnne M. Malloy, Kathryn A. Francoeur, & Heidi Cloutier; Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

1. Art and Science of Coaching Malloy Part 1 .pdf

2. PBIS Classroom Observation Tool.pdf

3. Practice Profile for Coaching for Ai Hub Module 1.8.pdf

4. Framework Reflective Questions.pdf

5. Coach's Integrity Tool C.17.pdf

6. RENEW Facilitator Reflection Tool.pdf

7. Thoughtful, Reflective Question Stems.pdf

E2. The Art and Science of Coaching: Part II
Name of Presenter(s): JoAnne M. Malloy, Kathryn A. Francoeur, & Heidi Cloutier; Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

1. Art and Science of Coaching Malloy, Part 2.pdf

2. PBIS Coaches’ Roles and Responsibilities.pdf

3. Tiered Fidelity Inventory Tier I: Universal SWPBIS Features.pdf

E3. Universal Screening for Behavior and Implications for Interventions
Name of Presenter(s): Sherry Schoenberg & Amy Wheeler-Sutton, University of Vermont; & Nicholas DeVita, Addison Northwest School District, Vergennes, Vermont

1. Universal Screening for Behavior and Implications for Interventions.pdf
 

/F/  SPECIAL POPULATIONS

F1. Including Individuals and Families in IDD-PBS settings: Panel Discussion
Name of Presenter(s): Christine Downs, May Institute; Susan O'Shea, The Arc of Greater Plymouth; Jennifer Comeau & Kerin McGue, The Arc of South Shore

1. Arc of SS Individual and Family PBIS Slides.pdf

2. Including Individuals and Families in IDD-PBIS Settings.pdf

F2. Tier 1 PBIS in Early Childhood
Name of Presenter(s): Katie Meyer, University of Connecticut; Heather Carter, Nancy Charest, & Erika Griffin, Salem Public Schools

1. Tier 1 PBIS in Early Childhood

F3. PBS at BAMSI: The Next Step Friendship to Sexuality
Name of Presenter(s): Richard Ngibuini, Susan Roberts, William Erwin, Katie Driscoll, & Katie Robery, BAMSI

1. PBIS at BAMSI: The Next Step Friendship to Sexuality.pdf

 

 

FRIDAY – Keynote Address (8:30 – 9:30)

Maintaining School-wide PBS Momentum: 25 years of Lessons Learned
Name of Presenter(s): Tim Lewis, University of Missouri

1. Keynote - Tim Lewis 11-15-19.pdf
2. Millard Response to Instruction and Intervention Behavior Manual Rev_7_2017_8.23.17.pdf
 

/A/ FOUNDATIONS

A4. Enhancing Family-School Partnerships within MTSS
Name of Presenter(s): John Eagle, Jenlyn Furey, & Lavonne Nkomo, Sherlock Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rhode island College

1. NEPBS Forum - Eagle, Furey, Nkomo 2019

A5. Get More Bang for Your Buck: Providing Students with Choice
Name of Presenter(s): Sarah Wilkinson, University of Connecticut

1. Wilkinson_Choice pres handout.pdf

2. Building CM Repertoire Handout.pdf
 

/B/ HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL

B4. Using “Lessons Learned in High School Implementation” to Improve our Work
Name of Presenter(s): Ellen Reinhardt, MTSS Rhode Island; Jennifer Bouckaert, Southbridge Public Schools; Deb LaValley, Springfield Public Schools



1. “Lessons Learned in High School Implementation” to Improve our work.pdf

B5. Partnering with Students Through Restorative Conferencing
Name of Presenter(s): Brendan Keenan, Wachusett Regional School District

1. Powerpoint Slides - Keenan (Restorative Conferencing) PBIS Forum.pdf

2. Handout Packet - PBIS Forum - Keenan (Restorative Conferencing).pdf
 

/C/ ADVANCED

C4. Using Progress Monitoring to Enhance Check-in systems for Students Not Responding
Name of Presenter(s): Sharon Lohrmann, The Boggs Center Rutgers University

1. Using Progress Monitoring to Enhance Check In Systems for Students Not Responding.pdf

C5. How to Present, Utilize, And Set Goals Using School-Wide SWIS Data
Name of Presenter(s): Michael Domina, Lowell Public School District
 

/D/  SPECIAL TOPICS

D4. A Framework for Integrating CICO and SAIG within Tier 2 Support
Name of Presenter(s): Normand St-Georges & Steve Bissonnette; TÉLUQ University, Québec, Canada

1. Framework for Integrating CICO and SAIG within Tier 2 Support.pdf

2. CICO Fidelity of Implementation Observation Checklist-Granger.pdf
 

D5. Designing School-wide Classroom Systems of Supports

Name of Presenter(s): Tim Lewis, University of Missouri

1. Designing School-wide Classroom Systems of Supports.pdf

2. Classroom Problem Solving & Tier II Supports.pdf
 

/E/  SPECIAL TOPICS

E4. The Secret to Buy In…How to Hook your Families, Students & Community with PBIS
Name of Presenter(s): Kristen Nightingale, Marianne Jobson, & Renee Candido; Betsey B. Winslow, New Bedford Public Schools

1. PBIS presentation- The Secret to Buy In.pdf

2. The Secret to Buy-In Brochure.pdf

E5. SWIS UPDATES: Electronic Referrals and More
Name of Presenter(s): Erik Maki, May Institute

1. SWIS Updates - Electronic Referrals and More.pdf
 

/F/  SPECIAL POPULATIONS

F4. Developmental Communication Strategies that enhance Positive Behavior Supports
Name of Presenter(s): Richard Angus, Attleboro Enterprise Inc; Lauren Giordano, Cooperative Productions Inc; Gene W. Pizzolato

3. Developmental Communication Strategies that Enchance Positive Behavior Supports.pdf

F5. Supporting Students with Disabilities within a PBIS Framework
Name of Presenter(s): Brandi Simonsen & Sandra Sears; University of Connecticut & Robert Putnam, May Institute

1. Supporting Students with Disabilities in a PBIS Framework Handout.pdf