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Revised PBIS Technical Assistance Support Structure for 2013-14

posted Feb 4, 2014, 9:21 AM by Teresa Bochula
Dear District-based Coaches and Administrators,

We hope your school year is off to a good start! 

As the behavior focus area of the Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Collaborative (ISTAC), the Illinois PBIS Network is undergoing some organizational changes.  One change, starting in October, is the reassignment of half of our field-based staff to work on a foundational level curriculum across all of the ISTAC focus areas.  We are excited about this work that includes PBIS implementation as a core component for school improvement.  However, these state-level changes require us to modify our communication structure in order to more efficiently support PBIS implementing districts.

Under our previous structure, all districts were assigned to a specific PBIS Technical Assistance Coordinator (TAC) for personalized communication and support.  Since many of the PBIS TACs will be focused on ISTAC curriculum development, we are moving to a more centralized structure for answering questions and providing information about PBIS tools and processes.  Therefore, we ask that you please direct your questions about the following areas of PBIS accordingly:

For Questions About:

Please Contact:

Evaluation - Tools, systems, and TA 
(SWIS, PBIS Assessments, SWIS-CICO, ISIS, SIMEO, etc.)

Training and related logistics

SFCP - School Family Community Partnerships

Pre K-8 - Content and implementation

High School - Content and implementation

District or LEA level - Content and implementation

These contact categories are also posted on the Illinois PBIS Network’s website for your future reference.  Our team is looking forward to seeing you at regional coaches network meetings, and continuing to support your work through our website, conferences, trainings, webinars, and newsletters.  Our key focus areas continue to be on sustainability, building capacity at Tier 3, and related innovations including mental health integration and bullying prevention.    

We appreciate your support and understanding of this transition.  Thank you for creating positive social environments where your students can experience personal and educational success.


Lucille Eber Ed.D,
Statewide Director, IL PBIS Network
550 Quail Ridge Dr.
Westmont, IL 60559
630-861-1200 - FAX 630-325-2605