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10th Annual Georgia APBS Conference Program (2017)

Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support

Presentation Materials Available

Achieving Success with PBIS: A Teacher’s Role

Chris Williams Mrs., NCSS Project AWARE
Adrienne Boisson, NCSS Project AWARE

Presentation Materials Available

All In a Day: Daily Schedule and Routines

Cassa Andrews
Michelle Clark, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

A Person's a person no matter how small - Understanding the Role of Temperament in Working With Toddlers and Young Children

Kimberly B. Robinson, DeKalb-Rockdale GNETS
Ann VanBuskirk Dr., Dekalb-Rockdale GNETS

Presentation Materials Available

A Review of the Literature on Behavior Management Interventions for School Buses

Krystal Kennedy PhD, BCBA, Tennessee Technological University
Seth A. King PhD, BCBA, Tennessee Technological University

Presentation Materials Available

Autism Intervention: Positive Support With A Relationship-Based, Developmental Model

David Graham Nelson
David Graham Nelson

Presentation Materials Available

Barriers and Solutions to Schoolwide PBIS in High Schools

Deborah A. Keane, Georgia Department of Education

Presentation Materials Available

Behavior Skills Training to Build Professional Capacity

Janet I. Goodman, Haralson County School District
Yayoi Kitta, North Metro GNETS
Kimberly Waldrop, Carroll County Schools

Beyond Telling: Improving Initiation and Self Advocacy for Behavioral Challenges

Sharon Walters
Angela Delvin-Brown

Bibb PBIS in Action: Positively Engaging the Community

Curlandra Lightfoot-Smith

Bryan County Schools: The Start, The Success, and The Surprises

Dr. Denise Scott
Brooks Bicknell, Bryan County Schools
Kerrin Daniel, Bryan County Schools
Julie Hernandez, Bryan County Schools
Paige Nobles, Bryan County Schools
Jamesa Nelson, Bryan County Schools

Buddies: A Structured Outdoor Play Curriculum in an Integrated Preschool

Sonja M. Ziegler, Emory University
Michael J. Morrier, Emory University

Building Positive Relationships through Team Building

Paul Parker

Presentation Materials Available

Chaos to Calm: Three Behavior Management Strategies for "Complex" Students

Elaine Taylor-Klaus, ImpactADHD
Diane Dempster, ImpactADHD

Presentation Materials Available

Clarity & Consistency: Expectations and Rules

Cassa Andrews
Michelle Clark, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Come Together: Nurturing Positive Relationships

Cassa Andrews
Shayla Lewis, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Connecting with the Community with a Positive Approach

Kathy Bolar 5369146, Muscogee County School District
Dawn Jenkins, Muscogee County
Kenya Gilmore

Creating an Inclusive Climate for Students with Developmental Disabilities (AS/ASD)

Stephanie C. Holmes, Autism Spectrum Resources for Marriage & Family. LLC

Presentation Materials Available

Creating a positive learning environment for Teachers through P.O.P.S

Angel J. Kelly, Upson Lee High School

Creating Enthusiastic Classrooms: Reducing Problem Behaviors Through Engaged Teaching

Ronda Lainey Craig, Berrien County Schools

Presentation Materials Available

Demystifying Asperger's and Absolutism

Richard Kaplan
Simon Huebner

Presentation Materials Available

Developmental Delays and Problem Behavior Associated with Electronics

Carolyn Ritchey, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Karys Normansell, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Clarissa Martin, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Emily Gottlieb, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Colin Muething, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University
Kristina Gerencser, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Mindy Scheithauer, Emory University, Marcus Autism Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Differentiated PBIS: Supporting ALL students through the PBIS framework!

Thiago Aleixo, Elam Alexander Academy - GNETS
Hanna Kiser, Elam Alexander Academy - GNETS
Brooke Cole, Elam Alexander Academy - GNETS

Presentation Materials Available

Discipline with Love and Logic

Sandy Demuth, Ga DOE

Presentation Materials Available

Discovering Your Coaching Style

MiMi D. Gudenrath, State Department of Ed

Dive in with PBIS: Staying Afloat Your First Year

Autumn Swarner, Jasper County Primary School
Amanda Jenkins, Jasper County Primary School
Pam Edge, Jasper County Primary School

Engaging all PBIS Partners Through a Quality Roll Out

Jessica E. Dunn
Lyndsey Whisner

Presentation Materials Available

EPIC Team Meetings

Lindsey Lynch, Franklin Forest Elementary, Troup County School System
Kim Crawford, Franklin Forest Elementary, Troup County School System

Presentation Materials Available

EVERYONE on the Same Page: District, Family and Community Collaboration

Dr. Michele F. Flowers, Clayton County School District

Presentation Materials Available

Examining Classroom Climate: High School Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Praise

Adrienne Stuckey, Western Carolina University

FBA: True Collaboration Amongst Educators and Behavior Analysts

Carolyn Tully, Pathways Behavioral Consulting
Becky Lamont, Pathways Behavioral Consulting
Lani Pietch, Pathways Behavioral Consulting
Jessica Zielske, Pathways Behavioral Consulting

Finding Your Zen: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Stephen Fusco, Georgia State University

Presentation Materials Available

Flexible Seating: Providing the Positive Learning Environment Students Need

Clista M. Williams, Waycross Midde School
Genevieve Barker, Waycross Middle School

Presentation Materials Available

From Chaos to Calm

Rhonda Harris, Griffin-Spalding County Schools
Kelly Petaccio, Griffin-Spalding County Schools

Presentation Materials Available

Functional Communication Training: Practical Guidelines for Effective Implementation

Jessica Schuster, Comprehensive Behavior Change
Whitney Pittman, Comprehensive Behavior Change

Giving Students a Voice to Create a Positive Classroom

Jacqueline Johnson, North Murray High School
Tara Noe, North Murray High School
Jennifer Wilson, North Murray High School

Presentation Materials Available

High School 101

Catherine Johnson, Woodland High School

How am I supposed to take data AND teach?

Katie A. Smith, Comprehensive Behavior Change
Jennifer L. Alexander, Comprehensive Behavior Change

How PBIS Can Contribute to Improvement in Attendance, Behavior, and Classroom Success

Kim A. Hall Dr., Gainesville City Schools - Fair Street International Academy
Heather (Niki) Hudgins, Fair Street International Academy

Presentation Materials Available

How to be "Sneaky Smart" with Elementary Classroom Management

Jeffery R. Craver, Rockdale County Public Schools

Presentation Materials Available

How to Catch a Second Wind to Avoid a Second Year Slump

Robbie Y. Vincent, Rome City Schools

Presentation Materials Available

How to Educate Students With Difficult Behaviors

Tera R. Reid, DeKalb County School District
Angela Smith, DeKalb County School District
Joan Lloyd-Granston, DeKalb County School District

HS Student Centered PBIS Team: Including Them In The Conversation

Dana Hernandez, Lee County School System
Regeana L. King, 9th Grade Campus Lee County
Lindsey Hyslop, 9th Grade Campus Lee County

Implementing the Pyramid Model in Child Care - One Center's Journey

Lisa H. Kingry, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Shakita McKinney, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Tiffany Mitchell, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Increasing Student Success Through Self-Determination

Jennifer H. Carpenter, Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support
Tonya Plant, NW GLRS

Learning Social Skills Through Natural and Paid Supports

Miyah Sundermeyer

Presentation Materials Available

Let's Get Social: Practical Strategies to Help Teachers & Parents Encourage Social Skills Development

LeNaya Smith Crawford, Kaleidoscope Kids

Presentation Materials Available

Managing and Deescalating Crisis: A Developmental and Person Centered Approach

Sarah K. Champ, The Community School
Beth champ, The Community School

Presentation Materials Available

May the FORCE be with You: Jedi Mindfulness

Wendy Whedon, Crescent Elementary School

Presentation Materials Available

Monitoring Fidelity of BIP Implementation at Tier III

Allison O'Hara, Georgia State University

Move-ing Forward With Transitions

Cassa Andrews
Shayla Lewis, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Never Raise Your Voice Again

Phalanda E. Perriman
Amie Cumming, Newton County Schools

New Attitudes and Innovative Visions will produce New Outcomes

eryn whitfield, South Gwinnett High SChool
Rita Barnes

Parents....an Invaluable "Link" to Student Success

Janice V. Mendence Ms., NWGA RESA
Lori Robinson, Harason County Central Office
Angela West, Haralson County Central Office

Presentation Materials Available

PBIS and School Based Mental Health in Murray County Schools

Jill Rogers, Murray County School System
Rachel McCrickard, Georgia Hope
Rebecca Blanton, Georgia DOE

PBIS @ HMS: Leading the P.A.C.K.

Kevin J. Adams, Howard Middle School
Latasha Simms, Howard Middle School
Chanda Williams, Howard Middle School

PBIS in Secondary Classrooms

Kisha Thompson, Coweta County Schools

PBIS in the Classroom

Tony Feldmann, GaDOE
Mark Fynewever, GaDOE

Presentation Materials Available

PBIS-Our Journey (On a Quest for the Best)

Charlotte S. Flores Mrs., Ethel W. Kight Elementary School
Candace F. McGhee, Ethel W. Kight Elementary School

Presentation Materials Available

PBIS Supports Using Fidelity Implementation Checklists & Coaching

Cassandra A. Holifield Dr, North Metro GNETS
Yayoi Kitta, North Metro GNETS
Carrie Kane, North Metro GNETS
Janet Goodman Dr., State University of West Georgia

P.B.I.S. - The Second Time Around

Courtney H. Randle, Newton County School - Liberty Middle School
Keisa M. Taylor, Newton County School - LibertyMiddle School

PEERS® for Young Adults: An Evidence-Based Caregiver-Assisted Social Skills Intervention

Courtney A. Sievers, LIFE Behavior Consulting, LLC
Meredith Sinclair, LIFE Behavior Consulting, LLC

Positive Supports for Families with Gender Nonconforming Children

Rebecca M. Eaker, Georgia Gwinnett College

Power of Positivity and Proactive Practices in Preschool!

Becky Lamont, Pathways Behavioral Solutions

Purpose!

Donna Eskut, Coweta Co. Schools

Pyramid Model: Overview of Practices

Cassa Andrews
Michelle Clark, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Shayla Lewis, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Readiness, Implementation, Now What? Growing PBIS Strategically and Effectively

Caryn Lott, Grayson Elementary School

Self-management & social skills strategies to support student success

Tom Clees, UGA
Lacey Ray

Presentation Materials Available

SET Yourself Up for succSAS: Evaluating PBIS Implementation Fidelity Tools

Dustin Ducharme, Georgia State University
Emily Srisarajivakul, Georgia State University

SOARING for InCentives with PBIS

Kimberlee Marie Sorrell
Kelly Guglietta

Start with the Heart: Aligning PW and SW-PBIS in Early Elementary Grades

Michelle Sandrock, Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency
Brandy Woolridge, Georgia Department of Education

Presentation Materials Available

State and District Collaration for PBIS Scale Up

MiMi D. Gudenrath, State Department of Ed
Lindsey Allen, Bibb County School District

Sustainability of Tier 1 Implementation and Parent Involvement

Sherry Ferguson, Gwinnett County Public Schools
Angelique Mitchell, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Presentation Materials Available

Sustaining PBIS in the Middle School Years

Meredith Crittenden
Tamara Edwards, Marietta City Schools
Bambi Papp, Marietta City Schools

Take Action: Interlocking STEM & PBIS to support strengths based interventions

Charmaine J. Simmons

Teacher Motivating Style and PBIS Interventions for Challenging Students

Richard Scott Lee

Presentation Materials Available

Teacher-Student Relationships: Strengthening the Impact of PBIS on Climate

Kate McPhee, Georgia State University
Kiarra Givhan, Georgia State University
Emily N. Srisarajivakul, Georgia State University
Vanessa Ramirez, Georgia State University
Ella Taylor, Georgia State University
Kris Varjas, Georgia State University
Catherine Perkins, Georgia State University
Joel Meyers, Georgia State University

Presentation Materials Available

The Lights are Out and Nobody's Home - Renewing Positive Energy and Becoming Fully Present

Ann VanBuskirk Dr., Dekalb-Rockdale GNETS
Kimberly B. Robinson, DeKalb-Rockdale GNETS

Presentation Materials Available

The Necessity of Mentors: Vertical Tier 2 supports

Niles P. Davis, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Presentation Materials Available

The Road to Self-Improvement; A Mother and Son story

Eren K. Denburg Niederhoffer, Center for Leadership in Disability

Presentation Materials Available

The School Has Called. What Now? 10 Steps for Parents

Angela Delvin-Brown
Sharon Walters
Sharon Walters

The Success Ambassador Peer Mentor Program Boot Camp: Best Practices for Full Program Implementation

Ebony L. Payno, Fulton County Schools

Presentation Materials Available

The Trauma Informed Classroom

Kimberly Hodges, Henry County GNETS/K. Hodges Consulting, LLC

The Young Children or The Yelling Critters

Zena D. Deramus Mrs., The Elaine Clark Center

Tracking Teacher-Managed Behaviors with Google Forms

Sallie Robinson, Social Circle City Schools

Presentation Materials Available

Transforming In-school Suspension into a Positive Tool for Changing Behavior

Rosie N. Cooper-Neary, Clarke County School District, Athens, GA
Sarah Harber, Clarke County School District, Athens, GA

Presentation Materials Available

Transforming Teacher Meetings to Create Collaborative Impact - A Rural Georgia High School's Journey

Jacqueline Johnson, North Murray High School
Tara Noe, North Murray High School
Jennifer Wilson, North Murray High School

Presentation Materials Available

Universal Screening for Mental Health - Determining District Readiness

Emily Graybill, Georgia State University
Andrew Roach, Georgia State University
Amelia Fitch, Georgia State University
Preston Woods, Georgia State University

Unspoken Secrets: Top 10 Tips for Substitutes and New Teachers

Teresa L. Abbey Ph.D., Douglas County School System
Alisa L. Long Ph.D., Douglas County School System

Using Classroom Coaching and Pyramid Practices to Support Pre-K thru Early Elementary Teachers

Michelle Sandrock, Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency
Deanna Hibbard, Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency
Lucy Quinonez, Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency

Presentation Materials Available

Using PBIS framework in secure settings: Tier II & challenging youth

Janette A. Nihles, Department of Juvenile Justice
Chasidy Taylor, Department of Juvenile Justice
Lester Allen, Department of Juvenile Justice

Presentation Materials Available

Using PBIS to Create a Brand Identity and Learning Climate

Kent P. Sparks Mr., Bibb County School District

Using Student Ambassadors to Create and Maintain a Positive Climate

Tiphanie D. Dean, Clements Middle School
Joy S. Warren, Clements Middle School
Fred Richard, Clements Middle School
Meghan D'Orazio, Clements Middle School

Presentation Materials Available

Using the Three P’s (Policies, Procedures, and Processes) to Build and Sustain a Positive School Culture

Gregory K. Gardner, Griffin-Spalding County Schools (Carver Road Middle)
Naja G. Douglas, Carver Road Middle School

Viewing Classroom Climate Through Rose Colored Glasses of Cultural Competence

Jason Byars, GSCS
Lisa Pearce Ms., GSCS

Presentation Materials Available

When PBIS Implementation Fails...and What to Do about It

Tabathia S. Baldy
Amy Bennett, Colquitt County Schools
Kimberly Guion, Colquitt County Schools

Whole-Body Learning

Elise Albrecht, The Cloverleaf School