A Running PersonBEST Summer Institute 2014

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VTPBiS Intensive Level Leadership Team Training

Sherry Schoenberg, Richard Boltax, Ken Kramberg, and Tracy Harris

For Eligible VTPBiS School Leadership Teams


School leadership teams that have implemented VTPBiS at the targeted level and have completed the VTPBiS Intensive Level Readiness Checklist are eligible to attend this training* on the Intensive level of VTPBiS.

*VTPBiS Coordinators will participate in an orientation webinar prior to leadership team training - January 29th or March 25th


This training will provide the content and facilitation needed to support school teams in preparing for implementation at the Intensive level. School Leadership teams will:

· Develop strategies for building effective Behavior Intervention Plans
· Explore the data systems needed to facilitate effective Behavior Intervention Plans

Who should attend? VTPBiS leadership team participants should include, at a minimum, the administrator, a teacher, special educator and FBA staff.


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Sherry Schoenberg Sherry Schoenberg is the Vermont BEST/PBIS Project Coordinator, located at UVM's CDCI, and has been a member of the BEST Team for 18 years. She has a background in children’s mental health as a direct service provider, state level program administrator, and as a school and mental health consultant since 1982. Sherry coordinates the training, technical assistance, and evaluation for the Vermont Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports State Team and provides training and support on several social/emotional/behavioral health topics.
Richard Boltax Richard Boltax is an education consultant with the Vermont Department of Education. Richard's expertise includes helping schools to develop school-wide discipline plans. Richard provides training and technical assistance to help schools throughout Vermont build their capacity to include students with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Ken Kramberg

Ken Kramberg is a member of the BEST Team and is one of a few internationally recognized Master Trainers in LSCI. Ken has thirty years of experience as a teacher and director of programs for children with challenging behaviors.

Tracy Harris Tracy Harris is a consultant for the prevention and intervention of challenging student behaviors at the Vermont Agency of Education. She came to the Agency of Education after 19 years at The Baird School and 7 years of experience in Vermont public schools.