2011 Nebraska State Personnel Development Grant Abstract
Grant/Contract # H323A110009
Program Name State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition State Personnel Development Grants
Title Nebraska State Personnel Development Grant
Mary Ann Losh
Telephone 402-471-4357 pr 402-471-2471
Beginning Date 10/1/2011
Ending Date 9/30/2016
This project will increase state capacity to provide leadership, professional development and guidance to schools on improving positive behavior and academic outcomes for students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers through a school-wide systems change approach.
Activities of this project include: (a) providing technical assistance (TA) on positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) to 10 new school districts; (b) expanding the PBIS model to include evidence-based strategies; (c) designing and implementing a technology-based delivery system for PBIS training; (d) expanding PBIS coaching to support schools; (e) using a cadre of behavior experts to provide TA; (f) partnering with institutions of higher education to provide PBIS training to future principals; and (g) increasing family and community engagement with PBIS schools.