2017 PBIS Conference - October 11 and 12, Sacramento CA
Integrating Multi-Tiered System of Supports to Achieve Equity for All Students


Conference Workshop Topics Include:
  • MTSS structures and integration efforts (State, County, District, and School efforts to implement and integrate MTSS efforts)
  • Site PBIS application (exemplars of school site PBIS implementation, use of data, and intervention delivery within the PBIS framework)
  • Coaching/Training (specific exemplars of how coaching/training is supporting high fidelity implementation of PBIS and MTSS systems and practices)
  • Advanced Tiers (specific Exemplars of PBIS implementation at Tier II and Tier III)
  • PBIS Implementation in Secondary Schools (specific exemplars of how PBIS is being implemented and supported at middle and high schools)
  • PBIS Implementation in Alternative Education Settings (exemplars of PBIS implementation in alternative education and juvenile detention facilities)

Keynote Speakers
  Dr. Steve Goodman 
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Director of Michigan's Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative (MiBLSi), Co-author of “Integrated Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Blending RTI and PBIS” and a partner with the National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.  Dr. Goodman is the current Board President for the Association for Positive Behavior Supports and the principal investigator for the Office of Special Education demonstration project focusing on integrated behavior and reading support models, and frequently consults with schools and advises statewide projects.   

    Dr. Rob Horner

Dr. Rob Horner is Co-Director, National PBIS Technical Assistance Center, Director Educational Community Supports at the University of Oregon and Associate Director, State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center.  Dr. Horner is instrumental in national, state and local implementation of PBIS.  He has over 25 years of experience in research, grants management, and systems change efforts related to school reform and positive behavior support.

Conference Schedule
Day 1



Welcome/ Keynote
Dr. Steve Goodman, 
MIBLISI, Integrating Academics & Behavior 

​Session 1

​Kristin Nelson & Laura Mooiman, Napa Valley USD: Let’s Get Organized
​Dori Barnett, Ed.D., Lina Bender, ES, Orange COE, Jennifer Garcia, MS, Butte COE: PBIS: Framework for Inclusive Behavior Instruction
​Kortni Ingebrigtsen & Sara Shorey, Santa Ana USD: An Urban Elementary School's Success with PBIS Implementation Across all 3 Tiers!
​Kaci Fleetwood, M. Ed, BCBA, University of Nevada: Effectively Using Data to Select, Implement, and Evaluate Tier II Systems
​Alicia Rozum, MSW, PPSC, Placer COE & Martha Merchant, Psy.D., UCSF HEARTS,  Integrating Trauma-Informed Practices into PBIS: Considerations for School Teams
​Jessica Rodgers & Angelica Martinez, Salinas UHSD: Using Digital Tools to Enhance Tier I
Josh Harrower, Ph.D., CSUMB, Rebecca Celes Mendiola, Ed.D., SCCOE, Esther Rubio, MPA, Monterey COE, Reba Morga, Ed.S., M.A., Salinas UHSD: Supporting County Offices of Education with District-wide PBIS Implementation in California
​DJ Pittenger, San Luis Obispo COE, Marguerite Harris, and staff, San Luis Obispo Probation: Aligning The Valued Outcomes Of Our Two Systems
​Lunch / Team Work TIme
​Ballroom will be open for teams to meet.

​Session 2

Mary Reed and Paco Martinez, San Juan USD: Building an Intervention Team to Screen and Support Students at a Title 1 Elementary
Kerri Fulton, Placer COE, Mark Alfaro & Lisa Phillips, Rocklin USD: Understanding and Implementing School-Based Wraparound as a Tier III Intervention
Barbara Kelley & Cristy Clouse, CalTAC PBIS: Keeping It Simple:  Teacher Guided Positive Behavior Support Plans
Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network: Addressing Students with Internalizing Needs through School-wide PBIS
Bert Eliason & Katie Conley, University of Oregon: Disparity in School Discipline: Discussions About Equity and Disproportionality
Natalie Sedano, CAHELP: The Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), through the PBIS Lens
​Brian Mendiburu, Stephen Granucci, & David Reese, Kern HSD: Braiding PBIS Implementation with SEL, RP, Cultural Responsiveness in High Schools
​Janis Delgado & Jennifer Garcia, Butte COE: Taking PBIS To the Next Level: Incorporating Core Features into Alternative Programming for Adult Learners
​Session 3
Christine Tapia: A Systems Approach: Supporting Implementation and Fidelity of Tier 1 Classroom Practices
​Dr. Kathrine Morillo-Shone, Tina Solorzano, Marlo Aubert, & Ashley Hedrick, Pomona USD: Beyond Implementation to Innovation: A Walk Through our PBIS Journey towards Systemic Change and Sustainability
​Bill Tollestrup & Lisa Vartanian, Elk Grove USD: Creating the Roots of Equity through a Coherent MTSS Model
​Dr. Steve Goodman MIBLISI, MTSS as a Framework for Improving Education
​Dr. Debi Rozeski & Dr. Gail Angus, Moreno Valley USD: Moreno Valley USD’s Journey Towards a Culturally Responsive Climate  Utilizing a MTSS Framework
​Celeste Rossetto Dickey & Bert Eliason, University of Oregon: Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI): A Free and Comprehensive Tool for Assessing PBIS Implementation at All Tiers
​Jennifer Harms, CAHELP: Data for Decision Making in the Early Childhood Setting
​Stephanie Tague, Santa Clara COE: Team Initiated Problem Solving
​Session 4 
​Lynn Nord, Aimee Clark & Valerie Velez, Hemet USD: The Developmental True Life Story of an MTSS System at the Site and District levels
​Kacey Rodenbush, Monterey County Behavior Health & Esther Rubio, Monterey COE: Integrating Mental Health into MTSS: Monterey County’s Journey with Implementing the Interconnected Systems Framework. 
​Luke Anderson Ed.S., BCBA & Kim Wood MA, BCBA, Placer COE: Prevent, Teach, Reinforce: A Tier III Intervention
​Maureen O'Leary Burness & Jon Eyler, SPPTAP: The Critical Role of Positive Behavior Supports in Addressing Significant Disproportionality

​Michael Green & Mayra Preciado, Antioch USD: Supporting Coaching Through the LCAP Process
​Kristee Laiva, LCSW & Jessica Soto, CAHELP: Positive, Predictable, but Not Always Routine: Early Childhood PBIS
​Kaci Fleetwood, M. Ed, BCBA, University of Nevada: MTSS Scale-up in the State of Nevada
​Day 2

​Key Note
​Dr. Rob Horner, University of Oregon/National PBIS Technical Assistance Center, Building PBIS for all students: Tiers II and III

​Session 5
​Celeste Rossetto Dickey & Bert Eliason, University of Oregon: Building District Capacity for Data Integration: Current Practices & Future Directions
​Lori Kanagy Borofka, Santa Clara USD: Learning a Personal Mindfulness Practice and How to Integrate Mindfulness into a PBIS Based Curriculum
​Cristy Clouse, CalTAC, Dr. Cheryl Bodger, & Rachel Santos, ABC-USD: Using a Community of Practice Model to Support High School PBIS Implementation
​Bill Tollestrup & Lisa Vartanian Elk Grove USD: Integrated Performance Model of PBIS, Restoration Practices and Trauma Informed Care
​Kimberli Breen, MS, CAS, MA, SWIFT Education Center, Families and Professionals Partnering for an Inclusive System of Positive Behavior Support 
​Paco Martinez & Mary Reed, San Juan USD: Social-Emotional Learning in a Title-1 PBIS School
​Shannon Breslin, PhD, BCBA-D, Stanislaus COE: Classroom-wide Development and Implementation of 5-Point Emotional Regulation Scales for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
​Butte, Yolo, and Los Angeles Juvenile Facilities: PBIS in Juvenile Detention Facilities
​Session 6

Chris Davis & Erik Bagger, Orange COE: Promoting Equity and Access for All Students Through MTSS
​Katie Conley & Bert Eliason, University of Oregon: “Drilling Down” Why and How to Analyze Your PBIS Data
​Steve Gonzalez & Michelle Salcido, Selma USD: Selma Unified in Action: Creating Organizational Shifts Through District Level Practices
​Dr. Rob Horner, University of Oregon/National PBIS Technical Assistance Center, Implementing Check-in/ Check-out
​Krista Barton & Sonia Lamas, Santa Ana USD: Large Urban District-wide PBIS Implementation: Scaling Up, Assessments, and Lessons Learned
​Cristina Dobon-Claveau, Roseville, Joint UHSD & Mike Green, Antioch USD: I'm a District PBIS Coach: How Hard Can This Be?
​Dori Barnett, Ed.D., Orange County COE, Arthur Cummins, Ed.D., & Jeff Layland, MS, Garden Grove USD: Restorative Practices within a Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
​Kim Wood, MA, BCBA, Susan Connolly, MA, Placer COE: Adaptations to Maximize and Intensify PBIS Interventions within an Alternative Education Setting

Continuing Education Units Provided by the California Association of School Psychologist
These courses meet the qualifications for up to 5.75 hours of continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. This course also qualifies for up to 5.75 hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. CASP maintains responsibility for the program and its content.