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Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

What is Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports?

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture needed for all students in a school to achieve social, emotional, behavioral and academic success.

At its core, PBIS encompasses the following:

  1. Consistent, defined behavior expectations
  2. Explicit teaching of behavior expectations and procedures
  3. Positive reinforcement of behavior expectations
  4. Consistent consequences