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1. GAPBS Conference Day 1 Presenter Information and Locations

GAPBS Conference

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2. GAPBS Conference Day 2 Presenter Information and Locations

GAPBS Conference

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5 Tools You Can Use Tomorrow to Transform Your Classroom

Chris A. Paul
Alex T. Robson

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ABC to PTR: Creating Effective Tier II Behavior Support Plans

Sarah S. Barbour, Fulton County Schools

A "Juggling" Act....the Life of a District Coordinator

Janice V. Mendence Ms., NWGA RESA
Wanda McPherson, Bartow County Schools
Robbie Vincent, Rome City Schools
Lamar Brown, Catoosa County Schools
Judi Bailey, Walker County Schools
Angie Ingram, Walker County Schools

Alienating Parents in Two Minutes or Less: Parent Conferencing Strategies

Charlene Woodham Brickman, Barrow County School System

Aligning Mental Health and Pyramid Model Practices into School-wide PBIS

Brandy Woolridge, Georgia Department of Education
Evelyn Roberts, Department of Public Health
Katie Hagans, Department of Early Care and Learning

Building an Effective District Leadership Team for Sustainability

Susan S. Barrow, Georgia Department of Education PBIS State Team
Tammi Clarke, Georgia Department of Education PBIS State Team

Building a Stronger Community Alliance through My Brother's Keeper

Dr. Thaddeus L. Shubert, Burke County Public Schools

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Building Awe and Wonder, Empathy, And Gratitude in Preschoolers

Sharon Smith
Kimberly B. Robinson, Georgia State University
Ann M. Van Buskirk Ph.D., DeKalb-Rockdale Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS)

Building Resiliency and Positive Well-Being through the practice of Forgiveness

Ann M. Van Buskirk Ph.D., DeKalb-Rockdale Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS)
Kimberly B. Robinson, Georgia State University
Sharon Smith

Building Resiliency Through Skills Acquisition

Erik Hardison, McDuffie County
Stacey Amerson, McDuffie County

Building Teacher Efficacy in a School-wide PBIS Program

Melanie D. James, Winterville Elementary School
Nora Fowler, Winterville Elementary School

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Cafeteria behavior: Can we expect what we haven't taught?

Shannon Hammond, Walton County School District
Camie McGaughey, Loganville Elementary School
Carrie Collins, Loganville Elementary School
Lauren McGowan, Loganville Elementary School

Changing the Culture and Climate of our Schools, District, and Community– PBIS and SEL A Match Made in Heaven

Michele F. Flowers, Clayton County Public Schools

Check Engine Light is On !

Steve Johnson, Rcokdale County Public Schools

Children’s Mental Health: Preschool to High School – Federal Grants Project LAUNCH and AWARE

Laura P. Lucas, DBHDD
Rebecca Blanton, DOE

Circle Time Blues

Sherry P. Howard, Georgia State University

Classroom Management: Creating P.O.S.I.T.I.V.E. Habits

Anthony M. Chiles, Burke County School District

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Coaching through the TFI and Using EOY Data

Shantay S. Evans, Cobb County School District

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Collaborating with families to sure students display positive behavior

Jonathan M. King, Twiggs County Public Schools

Come Get A Taste of our "PB and J: Positive Behavior Journey"

Ulysses J. Smallwood, Fulton County Schools
Kine' Geathers, Fulton County Schools

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Connect with Coaches

Amy Henley, Fayette County Schools
Maria Sherrod, Fayetteville Elementary
Priscilla Ray, Fayette County High School
Hoofnagle Kelly, Cleveland Elementary

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Crating a Supportive Environment

Sherry P. Howard, Georgia State University

Creating an Inclusive Climate for Students on the Autism Spectrum

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

Creating Class Climate and Culturally Responsive Practices under the MTSS Umbrella

Lisa Pearce Ms., GSCS
Jason Byars, Griffin-Spalding County Schools

Destination PBIS Success: A Roadmap to Coaching PBIS Coaches

Adrienne Boisson
Christopher Williams

Discovering Your Coaching Style

MiMi D. Gudenrath, State Department of Ed
MiMi Gudenrath, Georgia Department of Education

District Leadership Teams: Expanding the PBIS Village

Curlandra Lightfoot-Smith, Bibb County School District

Efficacy of PBIS Implementation Status on Student Suicidality

Jo Saint Ed.S., Georgia State University
Emily Srisarajivakul M.Ed, Georgia State University
Meredith Case M.S., Georgia State University
Stephanie Wilkins, Georgia State University

Everyday HEROes: Building Positive Student, Staff, Parent, and Community Relationships

Cleveland Johnson, Bibb County School District
Jill Burwell, Bibb County School District

FBA & BIP Development Using a Triangulation of Data Process

Cassandra A. Holifield PhD, North Metro GNETS
Carrie Kane PhD, North Metro GNETS
Yayoi Kitta BCaBA, North Metro GNETS

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FBA/BIP/RTI….You Now Want Me to Do What?

Charlotte S. Flores Mrs., Ethel W. Kight Elementary School
Stacye Smith, Ethel W. Kight Elementary School
Angelique Woodyard, Troup County School System

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FBAs to Intervention: Making a Meaningful Connnection

Becky C. Lamont, Pathways Behavioral Consulting, LLC

FCHS Bulldog Best: Starting PBIS at High School

Bethany Blumenshine, Forsyth Central High School
Emily Reiser, Forsyth Central High School
Josh Lowe, Forsyth Central High School

Foundations for Learning: How to create a willing learner

Lisa Cymbor, Marcus Autism Center
Videsha Marya, Marcus Autism Center

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Get on Board: Positive Behavior Interventions on the School Bus

Krystal Kennedy PhD, BCBA, Tennessee Tech University
Dena Oneal, Christiana Elementary School

Growing Student Leaders as Part of a School-Wide PBIS Program

Melanie D. James, Winterville Elementary School
Nora Fowler, Winterville Elementary School

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#HappyInHappyOut - Improving School Climate Through PBIS Implementation

Caitlin Sabers, Woodland Elementary School
Lauren Girard, Woodland Elementary School
Aimee Range, Woodland Elementary School

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Happy, Scared, Excited, Oh My! Promoting Emotional Literacy

Brandy Locchetta, Department of Early Care and Learning

How to Educate Students with Difficult Behaviors

Tera R. Reid
Angela Smith
Joan Lloyd-Granston

How to Manage the "Frequent Flier Miles" my Class is Earning

Kerrie A. Miller, Oak Tree GNETS
Robin Hester, Oak Tree GNETS
Shanna Darrow, Oak Tree GNETS

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How to Use Data to Improve Child Behavior

Katie K. Hagan

HS Student Centered PBIS Team: Including them in the Conversation

Regeana L. King, Lee County Ninth Grade Campus

Implementing Classroom PBIS in Georgia Turnaround (or Other) Schools

Kathy W. Wooten, Southwest Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA)

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Implementing PBIS in Summer Programs

Latasha B. Simms Ms, Howard Middle School
Chanda Williams Ms, Howard Middle School
Chanda Crawley Ms, Southwest High School

Implementing Universal Supports at the Tier 4 Level

Meredith Crittenden, Metro Resa
Jodi Lovett, NM GNETS
Bethany McClure, NM GNETS
Heysha Rodriguez, NM GNETS

Incorporating PBIS for Staff

Morgan Curtis, GNETS
Stacey Benson, GNETS
Jessica Burger, GNETS

Learn How to Significantly Reduce Asperger's Symptoms: Understanding Their Perspective

Simon Huebner, Resource Education Solutions
Richard Kaplan, Resource Education Solutions

Lesson Plans for Teaching Behavior

Kymberly Harris, Georgia Southern University
Catherine Howerter, Georgia Southern University

Lights, Camera, Action: A Mental Wellness Film Series

Adrienne Boisson
Christopher Williams

“Moving from a Good to Great PBIS Team”

Tara Davis, Ga DOE
Jaime Espinosa, MRESA

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Moving from Good Activities to GREAT Activities

Jennifer Cluley, Georgia State University

Moving PBIS Instruction into the College Classroom through Interagency Partnerships

Rob Sumowski Ed.D., Georgia College & State University
Justin Hill Ed.S., Georgia Department of Education
Kymberly Harris Ph.D., Georgia Southern University

Never Raise Your Voice Again

Amie W. Cumming, cumming.amie@newton.k12.ga.us
Phalanda Perriman, Newton County Schools

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Office Discipline Referrals: What they Show Us about PBIS Implementation

Nicole S. Guillen, Georgia State University
Vanessa Ramirez, Georgia State University
Sneha P. Pimpalkhute, Georgia State University
Catherine A. Perkins Dr., Georgia State University
Joel Meyers Dr., Georgia State University
Kris Varjas Dr., Georgia State University

Own It: Becoming a Trauma Sensitive School

OATANISHA DAWSON Ed.D., GLYNN COUNTY SCHOOLS
KAREN THIERRY, MOMENTOUS INSTITUTE, TX

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PBIS and SEL: An Urban High School's Journey

Donavin D. Murdock, Maynard Jackson High School

PBIS: A Shared Positive Culture- Into the Neighborhood and Beyond

Lauren Flanagan, Mainstay Academy-Griffin, Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Supports
Donya Henderson, Mainstay Academy-Griffin, Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Supports

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PBIS in the Classroom: Teaching Expectations and Procedures

Tony Feldmann, GaDOE
Ben Moore, GaDOE

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“PBIS in the Classroom: Transitioning From Discipline to Instruction”

Latasha B. Simms Ms, Howard Middle School
Kevin Adams, Howard Middle School
Chanda Williams, Howard Middle School

PBIS in the trenches: Successfully implementation in an alternative school.

Dustin Strickland, Murray County Schools
Elizabeth Selvage, Murray County Schools

PBIS on the Island of Misfit Toys

Donna M. Bishop, GIVE Center West

PBIS Planning Tool for Infants and Preschoolers

Gereen R. Francis, Georgia State University
Allison O'Hara, Georgia State University
Emily Graybill, Georgia State University

PBIS Supports Using Fidelity Implementation Checklists & Coaching

Cassandra A. Holifield PhD, North Metro GNETS
Carrie Kane PhD
Yayoi Kitta BCaBA, North Metro GNETS

PBIS: What does it take to make it work??

Jessica Harris, Walnut Grove Elementary

PBIS Work-Ready Words Can Impact School, Home, Community Climates

Pam P. Brooks Mrs., Pamela Penn Brooks
Clair Atkins

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Positive Behavior Supports - A Tiered Intervention Framework for Behavior

Leigh B. Sears, Gainesville City School System
Stacia Dillin, Gainesville City School System
Dayna Kiley, Gainesville City School System
Shea Ray, Gainesville City School System

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Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (Live the Life You Love!)

Danny Hoover, Diverssified Enterprises dba Tift County Board of Health

Promoting Behavioral Health Supports through School Attendance/Climate Committees (HB763)

The Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice
Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice
Renata Turner, Fulton County Juvenile Court
View Point Health

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

Caryn Lott, Grayson Elementary School

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Recipe for Success

Donna Eskut, Coweta Co. Schools

Restorative Practices and PBIS: A Design to Support ALL Students

Samuel D. Dasher Jr, Jefferson County BOE
Tonja Stevens, Jefferson County BOE

RIVER Role Models: Branding PBIS in Your School and Community

Elizabeth Ruzzene, Riverside Intermdiate
Courtney Weldon, Riverside Intermediate
Erin Rioux, Riverside Intermediate

Safe, Supported & Ready to Learn: Funding for Social Emotional Learning

Jennifer Sanderlin, Committee for Children
Jessica Stormer, Henry County Schools
Laura Griggs, GA DFCS Prevention

School-Based Mental Health; as it supports PBIS

Jenny Wilhoite, Georgia Hope

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Setting Students up for PBIS Success by Teaching Behavioral Expectations

Jessica E. Dunn
Lyndsey Whisner

Sources of Strength: A peer lead suicide prevention program.

Amanda Schutz, Calhoun City Schools

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Start Meeting to Stop Violence

Paul Parker
Dave Ellison
Emanual Williams

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Step-by-Step Process for Conducting Universal Mental Health Screening

Emily Graybill, Georgia State University
Andy Roach, Georgia State University

Stories of Success: GA SEEDS Pyramid Model Implementation Project

Katie K. Hagan

Success with PBIS: Strategies and Ideas that Work

Matt Hart

Tackling Tier 2: A Practical Approach

Tabathia S. Baldy, RtI/PBIS Director, Colquitt County Schools
Brian Knighton, Principal, Stringfellow Elementary, Colquitt County Schools
Whitney Smith, SLP & CICO Coordinator, Okapilco Elementary, Colquitt County Schools
Amy Bennett, Guidance Counselor, PBIS Coach, and SkillStreaming Facilitator, Okapilco Elementary, Colquitt County Schools

Taking a Deep Breath - Promoting Self-Regulation

Brandy Locchetta, Department of Early Care and Learning

Taking a Proactive Approach to PBIS

Alisha K. Logue Mrs., Glascock County Consolidated School
Dawn Brake, Glascock County Consolidated School
Cindy L. Holton, Glascock County Consolidated School
Tonya Williams, Glascock County Consolidated School

The Educator's Role: How To Motivate Independence and Foster Resilience

Elaine Taylor-Klaus, ImpactADHD
Diane Dempster

The FBA-BIP Process: Twelve Steps is All it Takes

Gereen R. Francis, Georgia State University
Allison O"Hara, Georgia State University
Molly Tucker, Georgia State University
Emily Graybill, Georgia State University

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

Ebony L. Payno, Cobb County Schools

The Trauma Informed Classroom

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

Think SEL!

Tara L. Shelton, Atlanta Public Schools

Trauma Sensitive Schools and the PBS Framework

Dr. Melissa W. Sadin, Attachment & Trauma Network

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Using Discrimination Training for Social Skills Instruction

Becky C. Lamont, Pathways Behavioral Consulting, LLC

Using Individualized Data Collection to Promote Student Behavior Awareness

Morgan Curtis, GNETS
Jessica Burger, GNETS

Using PBIS as a Second Chance - Not a Last Chance

Dericca D. Gail Ms., Bibb County School District
Julia M. Daniely Dr., SOAR Academy

Using PBIS framework in secure facilities: Agency’s journey through implementation)

Janette A. Nihles, Department of Juvenile Justice
Lester R. Allen, Department of Juvenile Justice

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Using PBIS to Create a Brand Identity and Learning Climate

Kent P. Sparks Mr., Bibb County School District
Wendy Pooler, Bibb County School District

Utilizing Falcon Families to Support Student Engagement and School Climate

Joe Lord, Alcova Elementary School
Jason Bishop, Alcova Elementary School

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Welcome to PBIS: Oh, That’s What This Is?

eryn whitfield, South Gwinnett High SChool
Rita Barnes, South Gwinnett High School

Welcome Y’all: Family Engagement and PBIS

Michelle Sandrock, Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency

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