University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

BEST: Building Effective Support For Teaching Students With Behavioral Challenges

A person runningBEST/MTSS Summer Institute 2018

Strand B

VTPBIS Targeted Training

VTPBIS State Trainers

For PBIS School Teams only


School leadership teams who have implemented School-wide PBIS with fidelity are eligible to attend this strand that will provide the content and facilitation needed to help school teams prepare for implementation at the targeted level within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports. School Leadership Teams will:

  • Increase knowledge and fluency about the Targeted Level of PBIS
  • Finalize systems needed at the Targeted Level
  • Complete an inventory of the formal and informal targeted supports currently available, identify gaps, and prioritize practices for implementation
  • Learn about Check-In, Check-Out and Teacher Check, Connect, and Expect and plan for implementation
  • Develop a foundational understanding of Functional Behavioral Assessment and Universal Screening and plan to integrate this into their Targeted Level of PBIS. 

Who should Attend and Prerequisites:  

School leadership teams who have implemented VTPBIS at the Universal Level and have achieved a score of 80/80 on their post-implementation SET or 70% on the most recent Tiered Fidelity Inventory (completed within the past four months) are eligible to attend this training on the Targeted Level of PBIS. PBIS Targeted Level Coordinators must participate in a brief orientation webinar on April 11, 2018. For more information and to register, go to:



Materials to be handed out at the Institute (one per team) 

  • Targeted Workbook (doc) 
  • Building Positive Behavior Support Systems in Schools: Functional Behavior Assessment by Crone & Horner
  • Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools: The Behavior Education Program by Crone, Hawken, & Horner

Other Materials:



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