University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

BEST: Building Effective Support For Teaching Students With Behavioral Challenges

BEST Summer Institute 2013 - Strands

Strands are mini-courses that occur each morning for about 2.5 - 4 hours. Participants at the Institute will only attend one of the strands. For information on an individual strand, including required readings, click on the title of the strand in which you are interested.

PBIS Strands:

These sessions are designed for school teams that have completed certain PBIS readiness activities prior to the Institute. For more information contact Sherry Schoenberg at 802-656-9656 or at

Strand A

PBIS Universal Training for School Leadership Teams - Presenter: Cassandra Townshend

Strand B

Targeted Level Training for Eligible PBIS School Leadership Teams - Presenter: Sherry Schoenberg

Strand C

PBIS Intensive Level Wraparound Training for Eligible School Teams - Presenter: Jesse Suter

Strand D

Taking PBIS Targeted to the Next Level - Presenters: Howard Muscott and Eric Mann

Strands for Everyone:

These strands are intended for anyone and do not require prerequisite activities.

Strand E

Social Matters!- Using Evidence Based Practices to teach interpersonal skills, communication skills, and self-management skills to students ages 3-18 - Presenters: Julie Erdelyi and Katie Willard

Strand F

Positive Approaches to Classroom Management - Presenter: Brandi Simonsen

Strand G

CANCELLED - Stand Up, Stand Strong, Stand Together: How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression - Presenter: Mike Dreiblatt

Strand H

The Impact of Psychological Trauma on Development and Learning - Presenter: Margaret Joyal

Strand I

The Inspired Teacher, The Inspired Classroom: Experiential Brain-Friendly Strategies to Engage Students, Build a Supportive School Environment, and Enhance Social and Academic Success - Presenter: Jen Stanchfield

Strand J

CANCELLED - Restorative Practices for Creating a Resilient School Culture - Presenter: Chuck Saufler







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