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Position opening:  The NJ PBSIS team is pleased to announce an open position.   This position provides advanced level training and coaching on the implementation of  the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports tiered intervention framework.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of the tiered intervention system framework and have expertise in Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan development.  Visit https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/43583  for the official posting. 

 

How do Students with Disabilities Fare in Post-Secondary Life? A pair of reports from Mathematica Policy Research examines the post-high school outcomes and experiences of secondary students in special education.  Volume 1 examines how students with disabilities fare in comparison to their peers and Volume 2 looks specificially at outcomes and experiences for disabilitiy specific groups.  The report examines factors important to preparation for post-secondary life, such as socioeconomic health status, activities with peers, health, communication, social functioning and academic supports.

 

Northeast PBIS Leadership Forum.  Registration is now open for the 6th Northeast PBIS Leadership Forum.  Don't miss this opportunity for a fantastic local conference! May 18th and 19th in Mystic CT. 

 

Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress Report 4:  Implications for Programs and Practice.  The Office of Planning Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases report on the importance of teaching self-regulation skills to children and youth.  The report provides numerous recommendations, including the implementation of a universal intervention to develop self-regulation for all students and targeted interventions for children and youth at risk.

 

New Jersey Tiered System of Support (NJTSS).  NJTSS is a framework of academic and behavioral supports and interventions to improve student achievement, based on the core components of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and the three-tier prevention logic of Response to Intervention (RTI).  Visit the New Jersey Department of Education to learn more about how NJTSS can help schools meet the academic, behavioral, health, enrichment and social/emotional needs of all students.


Department of Education launches RETHINK Discipline. Check out the many resources available including Addressing the Root Causes of School Discipline Disparities and Resource Guide.