Effective classroom positive behavioral intervention and support (CPBIS) includes preventative and responsive approaches that may be effectively implemented with all students in a classroom and intensified to support small groups or a few individual students. CPBIS strategies are important tools to decrease disruptions, increase instructional time, and improve student social behavior and academic outcomes, which is critical as schools are held to greater accountability for student outcomes and teacher effectiveness. The purpose of this technical brief is to summarize proactive, efficient, and evidence-based strategies to enhance classroom management.
Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) is a process for creating safer and more effective Schools. The process focuses on improving a school's ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students. PBIS includes school-wide procedures and processes intended for all students and all staff in all settings.
· Implementation of school-wide tier 1 practices, including strategies for identifying and teaching expectations, acknowledging appropriate behavior, and responding to inappropriate behavior
· School-wide MTBF implementation guided by Tier 1 school-wide discipline data
· Appropriate supports for staff provided, including leadership teaming, supporting policy, coaching, and implementation monitoring
· Tier 1 classroom system for teaching expectations, providing acknowledgments, and managing rule violations linked to school-wide MTBF
· Classroom management decisions are based on classroom behavioral data
· Effective instructional strategies implemented with fidelity
· Curriculum matched to student need and data