BEST Summer Institute 2011 - 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.

Strand A

PBIS Universal Leadership Team Training - Presenters: Tiffany Cassano, Cassandra Corley, Nicole Mondejar, Sherry Schoenberg

Strand B

Targeted Level PBIS Training for Eligible PBS School Leadership Teams - Presenters: Richard Boltax and Ken Kramberg

Strand C

PBIS Intensive Level Wraparound Training for eligible School Teams - Presenters: Jesse Suter

Strand D

Class-wide Positive Behavior Support For PBIS Practitioners - Presenters: Ashley MacSuga and Jen Freeman

Strand E

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

Strand F

Classroom Strategies for Building Social, Emotional and Behavioral Competence - Presenter: Jon Udis

Strand G

Teaching Social Understanding - Presenters: Nancy Clements and Julie Erdelyi

Strand H

Awakening the School and Local Community to Common Solutions in Peer Aggression and Community Violence - Presenter: Chuck Saufler


Brain-based Strategies for an Improved Adolescent Learning Environment - Presenters: Kate Larose, Donna McAllister and Kate O'Neill


Supporting Student Behavior with Play Therapy - Presenter: Wendy Monahan

Strand K

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

Strand L

The Inspired Teacher, The Inspired Student: Experiential, Brain-friendly Strategies - Presenter: Jen Stanchfield


Assessment – Just do it!: Formal and informal social, emotional, and behavioral assessments for students - Presenter: Cath Burns

Strand N

Surviving to Thriving: A Lifeline for the High School ESS - Presenters: Debi Price & Josh Souliere


Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - Presenter: Roisin Viens