Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

The PBS team meets monthly, uses data, staff inmput, and administrator involvement for decisions.  Tier Three (Few)- Functional behavior assessment and individual behavior plans. Parent collaboration and education. Collaboration with student's physician or mental health professional. Intensive academic support.   Tier Two (Some) - Target social skills instruction. Simple behavior plans. Alternatives to suspension. Increased academic support. School based mentors. Classroom management support. Newcomers club.   Tier One (All) - Teach schoolwide positive expectations and procedures. Positive reinforcement for all students. Constant consequences for problem behaviors. Effective procedures and supervision in non-classroom areas. Effective instruction and classroom management.

School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBIS) is a proactive approach based on a three-tiered model of prevention and intervention aimed at creating safe and effective schools. Emphasis is placed on teaching and reinforcing important social skills and data-based problem-solving to address existing behavior concerns. SWPBIS is being implemented in thousands of schools across the country and has been demonstrated to reduce discipline problems and increase time for instruction.


Wayne RESA offers PBIS resources and support to schools within Wayne County. Feel free to download any of the documents included on this page or contact Chris McEvoy for more information

PDF DocumentPositive Behavior Support Policy, 2006 - Michigan State Board of Education
Powerpoint DocumentAdministrative Support for PBIS: Building and District Levels - 2019
Powerpoint DocumentEngaging Parents in PBIS - 2019

PBIS Schools in Wayne County

Word Document2017-18 PBIS Schools in Wayne County

District Coaches

PDF DocumentPBIS Tip Sheet - Southgate Schools
PDF DocumentWarrior Responsibility Center – Brownstown Middle School
PDF DocumentMindfulness - Allen Park Bennie Elementary School
Excel DocumentQR Code and PBIS – Aimee Miller, Grosse Pointe Public Schools
Powerpoint DocumentPBIS for Dads – LaThomas Willis, Wyandotte Public Schools and Derek Nowka, Lincoln Park Public Schools
Powerpoint DocumentInvesting in Tier 2 Interventions – Lincoln Park Middle School
Powerpoint DocumentBully Prevention in PBIS – Westwood
Powerpoint DocumentPBIS at Crestwood High School
Powerpoint DocumentAlternatives to Suspension – Grosse Pointe North High School
Powerpoint DocumentRestructuring our Coaching Model – Van Buren Schools
Powerpoint DocumentClassroom and Homework Improvement Plan - Brett Greene, Wyandotte Middle School
Powerpoint DocumentTier 3 Social Skills Instruction - Ebonne English & Jason Maples, Redford Union
Powerpoint DocumentCommon Sense Parenting - Meghan Pohl, Romulus Community Schools
Powerpoint DocumentDiscrete Teacher Practices as Predictors of Student Success - Aimee Miller, Grosse Pointe Public Schools
Powerpoint DocumentData, Systems and Practices in CICO - Jessica Adelmann, Van Buren Public Schools
Powerpoint DocumentImplementing the PBIS Bully Prevention Program at Parsons Elementary - Crystal Brown, Gibraltar School District
Powerpoint DocumentPBIS on the Bus, 2015 - Kayrl Reynoso , Wayne-Westland Community Schools
Powerpoint DocumentTeaching Social Skills: The Cornerstone of SW-PBS - Emily Compton, South Redford School District
Powerpoint Document2014 Chicago PBIS Forum Takeaways: Freshman Success Curriculum & Homework Integrity Program - Erin Radtka, Van Buren Public Schools
Word DocumentMS/HS Tier 2 Nomination Form - Susan Minard, Lincoln Park School District
Word DocumentSample: Coaches Feedback to Teachers - Beth Burgess, Wayne-Westland Community Schools

Wayne RESA Resources

Production Services

PDF DocumentDesigning and Printing PBIS Materials at Wayne RESA - 2019

Library Resources

External LinkPBIS Resources and Training Materials Available Through Wayne RESA  - Keyword: PBIS


External LinkSCECH - Did you know that you can earn State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) for serving on your School-wide PBS Team?

PBIS Forum Presentations

2019-20 Forums

Middle School PBIS Forum

Powerpoint DocumentPlymouth-Canton Middle Schools

High School PBIS Forum (Heading)

Powerpoint DocumentGrosse Pointe North & South
Powerpoint DocumentLincoln Park

2017-18 Forums