CA PBIS Keynote 2019

Dr. George Sugai:

​George Sugai is Emeritus Professor and past Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. His professional interests include effective classroom and behavior management practices, school-wide discipline, social skills instruction, special education, classroom and school climate, and positive behavior supports. He has been a classroom teacher, program director, and camp counselor. Currently, he is senior advisor for the OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (www.pbis.org)
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Dr. Rob Horner:

​Rob Horner is an emeritus professor of special education at the University of Oregon.  His research has focused on applied behavior analysis, positive behavior support, multi-tiered instructional systems, equity in education, and systems change. He has worked for the past 20 years with George Sugai in development and implementation of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS).  Over 26,000 schools are implementing PBIS nationally.  Research, evaluation and technical assistance outcomes from this effort indicate that investing in the development of a positive social culture is associated with improved social, behavioral and academic gains for students. Dr. Horner has been the editor of the Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, and associate editor for both the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the American Journal on Mental Retardation. Dr. Horner is an AAIDD Fellow and recipient of the 2002 AAMR Education Award.
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