The Logic of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Behavioral Instruction

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The Logic of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Behavioral Instruction

This is the first of five episodes in the Autumn 2015 webinar series, Creating School Cultures Where all Students Thrive – A Series for Education Leaders, co-hosted by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and TASH.


3:30-5:00 PM Eastern, Thursday, September 24th 2015

About this presentation

An enduring vision of TASH is a society where homes, schools, communities and work places effectively include individuals with severe disabilities. This webinar will focus on the role of Multi-tiered systems of support as a policy and intervention approach that works toward this vision. The content will build from experience implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). This session will frame the PBS webinar series and place each of the subsequent topics into the context of PBS planning. Participants should leave with the ability to define multi-tiered systems of behavior support, and the role of parents, teachers, administrators or advocates in fostering effective implementation of multi-tiered supports.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Define three variables that are changing special education in the United States.
  • Define the core features of multi-tiered systems of behavior support.
  • Define a specific role they can play in fostering multi-tiered systems of behavior support in their community/schools.
Who should attend

This presentation is for anyone committed to inclusive educational settings, and the potential role of multi-tiered systems of academic and behavior support in achieving effective inclusion.

About the presenter

Professor Rob Horner, a man with light brown hair and blue eyes, wearing glasses and an open-necked blue shirt. The background is a neutral gradient of blue-grey.Rob Horner is a professor of special education at the University of Oregon, a former editor of the TASH’s journal, Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, and the co-director of the Office of Special Education Programs, Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.

How to participate: This series of live webinars will be streamed over the web. Each presentation will be about an hour and twenty minutes, followed by ten minutes for questions and answers. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions and the link to join the webinar on Tuesday (two days prior) and a reminder the morning of the event.

Attendees can register for individual sessions or for the entire series. Individual sessions are $65 for NAESP and TASH members and $130 for non-members. Participants registering for the complete series will receive over quarter off the individual session price, so Creating School Cultures Where all Students Thrive is $242.50 for members and $485 for non-members.

All the presentations will be recorded and available after the event for purchase in the TASH Training Resource Library.

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