Winter Leadership Conference - January 23-24, 2014

WELCOME! Thank you for joining fellow educators in Illinois who are excited about implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools across the state. This two day conference will give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience of PBIS at all levels of implementation: Tier 1/Universal, Tier 2 /Secondary, and Tier 3/Tertiary.

C o n f e r e n c e H i g h l i g h t s

Plenary Speaker Kent McIntosh

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Kent McIntosh, Ph.D., University of Oregon, teaches and conducts research in the areas of positive behavior support, school systems change, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions in schools. He is affiliated with Educational and Community Supports, a research unit in the College of Education.

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Registrants will choose sessions during registration - refer to the detailed session descriptions when making selections.

Detailed descriptions of the learning strands and their corresponding sessions are provided. Please click on the “Conference Strands” section at the left. You may select from strands such as Skill Building, Tier 1/Universal, Coaches Leadership, Sustainability/District Leadership, Classroom Management, and High School.

Daily Agendas and Session Overviews

Session overviews, including exemplars/presenters, are available for each day of the conference by clicking "Day 1 Sessions" and "Day 2 Sessions" on the left. Read through these session descriptions to help you select those that will be most beneficial to you and your team members.

School, Family, Community and Mental Health

Partnerships Focus

The Illinois PBIS Network has initiated a multi-faceted plan to increase family voice and participation in PBIS implementation in schools, as well as statewide Network activities. Family representatives are part of our Statewide Leadership Team, districts are hosting Family & Community Network meetings across the state, and the number of family and community members on district/school PBIS teams is growing. To learn more about family/community involvement, select sessions from the School, Family, Community and Mental Health Partnerships strand.

Tier 2 Secondary/Tier 3 Tertiary

PBIS Interventions Implemented

The Illinois PBIS Network has researched and developed secondary/tertiary systems over the past eight years including the design, implementation,and sustainability of systems and interventions at all three tiers. Please join our Tier 2/Secondary and Tier 3/Tertiary sessions to learn more.

Expansion of PBIS in High Schools

The Illinois PBIS Network continues to focus on the development of PBIS implementation in high schools. We are offering high school participants more session options and opportunities for learning during the Conference. Select from sessions such as getting started, to following through with implementation.

Convenient Online Evaluations and CPDUs

On the second day of the Winter Conference, you will receive an email with a link to the Conference Evaluation form. After you have completed the form and click "OK", the next screen you see will thank you for your participation and will contain the links to download the CPDU forms.

Strand Descriptions for Easy Session Selection

Dates / Times

Thursday, January 23

8:30 AM - 3:15 PM


Friday, January 24

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Check-in begins 7:30AM

Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided


The Regency Conference Center

400 Regency Park

O'Fallon, IL 62269


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