2019 PBIS Annual Year-End Sharing & Planning Day FlyerThe 2019 PBIS Annual Year-End Sharing & Planning Day is coming soon! Share your successes, challenges, and ideas with other PBIS school teams, and spend some team planning time prepping for the 2019-2020 school year. Snacks and drinks will be provided!

Space is limited. Registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Cost: $10 per person
Deadline for registration: Friday, May 8th, 2019
Questions? Email Anne Merten or call 870-972-2287

This event will be held on Thursday, May 14th at the Delta Center room 201 located at Arkansas State University from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

March Spotlight on an Arkansas PBIS Coach

Coach Anthony Lee Goods
Watson Elementary
P.E. Teacher/Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Link to Coach Goods’ PBIS website:

Coach’s Favorite Thing about PBIS:

  • Absolutely the best reward/incentive framework I have ever been a part of!
  • The inclusion of parents is positive especially when awareness and involvement are critical for the overall success of this wonderful framework!

Coach’s PBIS Coaching Tips:

  • Hang in there!
  • Trust the process!
  • Don’t give up!
  • #SOAR (Safety, Ownership, Attitude, Respect)

“Doubt is failure before the beginning of anything attempted.” –Coach Goods

Coach’s Spotlight is a feature on our monthly newsletter. See the most current edition: PBIS Coaches Newsletter March 2019.


Center for Community Engagement

The mission of the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) is to work with organizations to develop, implement, and sustain programs that benefit the community.  We work with an extended community. Our goal is to help provide for the intersecting needs of Arkansas State University and local, regional, state, and national organizations. Currently, the CCE is the state’s only technical assistance center for PBIS.

PBIS Schools in Arkansas

Take a look at our list of Arkansas schools implementing PBIS.

RTI Arkansas

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-component, general education model, designed to identify students who may be at risk for learning or behavior challenges, offer support, and monitor progress.

PBIS National Center

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the Technical Assistance Center on PBIS supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.


PBISApps is a not-for-profit group, developed and operated by faculty and staff at Educational and Community Supports (ECS), a research unit within the College of Education at the University of Oregon​. ECS began in 1999 directed by Dr. Robert Horner and remains focused on the same mission: To implement practices resulting in positive, durable, scientifically validated change in the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families.​