High School Materials and Links

Resources and Links

  • High School PBIS: Housed within the national PBIS website, this section provides multiple high school-specific links and resources, including a monograph on current practices and future directions and lessons learned from secondary implementers.
  • Association of Positive Behavior Supports High School Network:  This PBIS High school Facebook page provides opportunities to network and learn from other high school implementers, receive notification of webinars, and access resources. A registration link is provided to join the network.

  • Newsletters: Quarterly publications that provide school or practice highlights, resources,  and information on upcoming high school-specific events. See past editions: August 2018 and January 2019.

  • Webinars:  Archived webinars on a variety of secondary PBIS implementation topics including Tier II interventions for middle and high school students.

Special Interest Topics:

(These and other resources found at www.pbis.org

  • Increasing Staff Buy-In:  This brief contains information and strategies to increase staff engagement and school-wide PBIS implementation.
  • High School Implementation Evaluation:  Evaluation data summary suggesting that PBIS may be an effective approach for high schools in addressing behavior problems, improving attendance, and enhancing school climate
  • Tiered Systems of Supports: In response to the high school implementers need for information and guidance, this initial work of the High School Tiered Interventions Initiative (HSTII), a collaborative project of three federally funded technical assistance centers, summarizes what has been learned thus far from eight implementing high schools.
  • Contextual Fit:  Considerations of size, culture, and developmental level for PBIS implementation in secondary schools. School and district level considerations of size, culture, and developmental level for PBIS implementation are discussed.
  • Bullying Prevention:  A handbook to improve the success of schools as effective learning environments by establishing a school-wide expectation for common respect, teaching what that means, and ensuring that all students and faculty and staff members share responsibility in making the school a respectful setting.
  • Academic Seminar:  Academic Seminar is a curriculum for teaching, practicing, and reinforcing organizational and self-advocacy skills, termed “academic self – management.” The goal is for students to become fluent in organizational and self-management skills that have relevance beyond school and into real-world settings.
  • High School Behavior Education Program:  This handbook presents a secondary level intervention program for high school students designed to decrease the instructional “punishers” and increase positive adult interaction and specific behavioral prompts.