Welcome to Minnesota PBIS!

Virtual 2021 Summer Institute and Film Festival Open!

The  2021 Virtual Minnesota PBIS Summer Institute and Film Festival is June 16 and 17, 2021. There is no cost for the Institute, but registration is required.

Our request for breakout sessions is open and the applications can be found on the Summer Institute webpage. The request for Film Festival Submissions will be posted in May 2021.

This year’s keynote will be Dr. Tamika La Salle, University of Connecticut (UConn), the school climate and culture coordinator for the Center on PBIS.

A full agenda with descriptions of breakout sessions that also focus on connecting PBIS with practices that promote equitable outcomes in education, and aligning initiatives in the PBIS framework, will be posted soon.

More information and registration can be found on the Summer Institute webpage, along with the request for Film Festival Submissions.

PBIS Guidance for Distance and Hybrid Settings

Thanks for continuing to share information about your distance learning plans to help other schools support the positive and prosocial behaviors to meet the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of all students.

The National Center on PBIS developed the practice guide Creating a PBIS Behavior Teaching Matrix for Remote Instruction, including an example matrix (pdf) courtesy of Grandview Middle School, Westonka Public Schools ISD 277.

Check out the continuously updated Minnesota PBIS & Distance Learning resource site for more examples.


What is PBIS?

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a framework for organizing strategies to enhance academic and social outcomes using databased decision making. Description here in Minnesota Statute 122A.627. View research supporting PBIS.

PBIS Recognition Schools/Districts "Open Now"

Recognition of Sustaining Exemplar Schools and Districts for 2020-2021 coming soon!

Spring Cohort Materials

Spring cohort presentations and tools for February and March 2021 trainings are available for each region: North | Metro | South