Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Improving student academic and behavior outcomes is about ensuring all students have access to the most effective and accurately implemented instructional and behavioral practices and interventions possible. PBIS provides an operational framework for achieving these outcomes.
More importantly, PBIS is NOT a curriculum, intervention, or practice, but IS a decision making framework that guides selection, integration, and implementation of the best evidence-based academic and behavioral practices for improving important academic and behavior outcomes for all students.
During the 2010-2011 school year, the Office of Student Discipline and Behavioral Interventions supported the implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in 17 GCPS schools. Since the first year of implementation, 21 more schools are implementing PBIS. For the 2013-2014 school year, the Georgia Department of Education recognized 28 GCPS schools for implementing PBIS with fidelity, while 22 additional GCPS schools will begin implementing the PBIS framework in August 2015.
For more information about PBIS, please review the following resources:
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Georgia Department of Education
- Improving Student Behavior with PBIS
- PBIS in GCPS