CA PBIS Keynote 2018
CA PBIS Keynote Speaker Dr. Kent McIntosh

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Kent McIntosh is a Professor in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon and Director of Educational and Community Supports, a research unit in the College of Education. He is Co-Investigator on the OSEP National Technical Assistance Center on PBIS and lead of the Center's Disproportionality Workgroup and has worked as a school psychologist, teacher trainer, and teacher in both general and special education.

CA PBIS Keynote Speaker Susan Barrett 

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Susan Barrett is the Director of the Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network at Sheppard Pratt Health System in Baltimore Maryland.  She has a Masters in Counseling Psychology and certification in Special Education, having served as a teacher, administrator and coordinator with Sheppard Pratt Health System since 1993. Ms. Barrett is working with the OSEP Technical Assistance Center on PBIS as an implementer partner.  She assists with large-scale implementation of SW-PBS by providing training and technical assistance to states and districts across the country.  She works with Johns Hopkins University, University of Virginia and University of New Hampshire to evaluate the impact of PBIS on students, school staff and school communities. She also serves on the Association of Positive Behavior Supports Board of Directors. She co-leads the development of the Interconnected Systems Framework, a mental health and PBIS expansion effort as well as serving on a National Coaching workgroup to develop systems coaching materials, tools and curriculum. Susan has been published in the areas of large-scale adoption of SW-PBS, mental health, cost-benefit analysis, advanced tier system development, and adoption of evidence-based practices in schools.