Learning Links Profile: Abila Tazanu M.D.

Abila Tazanu M.D. has a unique perspective on the daily challenges and long term triumphs of all parents with kids on the autism spectrum. It is an insider view that she is using to change the way children with developmental disabilities are screened. Her passion makes sense. Doctor Tazanu is not only one of Prince […]

Early Childhood Training Resources

These training resources are good opportunities for parents and providers to share information and learn from experts in the Early Learning field.

PBIS: Links to Learn More

Websites OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports PBIS videos EMSTAC (Elementary and Middle Schools Technical and Assistance Center)  PBIS Maryland What Works Clearinghouse Specific Articles Safety Without Suspensions – Russell Skiba and Jeffrey Sprague Making Connections – Tim Lewis The Positive Classroom: A Lunchroom Solution – Lori Korinek

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports 101

Positive behavior has to be taught just like an academic subject — Educators cannot expect students to know the correct behaviors for any given situation unless they teach, model and reinforce those behaviors for their students.

PBIS in Your School

As noted in PBIS 101, PBIS is very much a team sport. Students improve their behavior when everyone in the school is consistently promoting the same positive behaviors and responding in a consistent way to negative behaviors, too. How can educators build school-wide PBIS? Here are some of the main steps in the process: The […]


Many educators are finding that the most effective way to address disruptive behavior is to do so before it actually happens. And one approach that has shown great success in this regard is called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).