PBIS Partners and Resources

National PBIS Partners

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI) www.challengingbehavior.org/
TACSEI takes the research on improving social emotional outcomes for young children and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these practices in the work they do every day!

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL), http://www.vanderbilt.edu/csefel/
CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (OSEP Technical Assistance Center), http://www.pbis.org
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is established by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities.

Pyramid Consortium, http://www.pyramidmodel.org/
The Pyramid Model Consortium exists to promote the high fidelity use of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children. The Pyramid Model Consortium was created as a way to continue the Pyramid Model work after funding for the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) and the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) ended. You can continue to access products and resources on the TACSEI and CSEFEL websites, but be sure to check the Pyramid Model Consortium website for all the latest news and information.

Local PBIS Partners

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral, http://iowaccrr.org/
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a program to support quality child care throughout the State of Iowa. CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family. Child Care Consultants provide on-site consultation to licensed preschools, centers, non-registered home providers, and Child Development Home providers.

AEA 267, http://www.aea267.k12.ia.us/early-childhood/
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from AEA 267.

Grant Wood AEA, http://www.gwaea.org/curr/earlychildhood.html
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from Grant Wood AEA.

Great Prairie AEA, http://www.gpaea.org/en/services/early_childhood/
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from Great Prairie AEA.

Green Hills AEA, https://www.ghaea.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=67
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from Green Hills AEA.

Heartland AEA, http://www.heartlandaea.org/instructional-services/early-accessearly-childhood/
This site provides information on Early Access resources from Heartland AEA.

Keystone AEA, http://www.aea1.k12.ia.us/en/curriculum_instruction_and_assessment/early_childhood/
This site provides information on the early childhood blog and resources available at Keystone AEA.

Mississippi Bend AEA, https://www.aea9.k12.ia.us/en/programs_and_services/integrated_services/special_education/early_childhood/
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from Mississippi Bend AEA, including social-emotional links.

NW AEA, https://sites.google.com/site/pbisnwaea/
This site was created as a resource for Early Childhood Educators, and the families they serve, to help support young children in classrooms or homes through the use of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Prairie Lakes, https://sites.google.com/a/aea8.k12.ia.us/plaea-learning-supports/training-available-through-plaea/early-childhood-pbis
This site contains a description of the EC-PBIS initiative at Prairie Lakes AEA.

Project Launch, http://www.projectlaunchiowa.org/
In 2009, the Iowa Department of Public Health received a federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help ensure that Iowa’s youngest children are thriving in safe, supportive environments and entering school ready to learn and succeed. Project LAUNCH funds are used to provide direct services to families and to build system infrastructure, thereby increasing the state’s capacity to address children’s physical, social, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive needs. The purpose of Project LAUNCH is to develop a sustainable, systemic community-approach to promoting social, emotional, and behavioral health for young children and their families.

Head Start, http://www.iowaheadstart.com/
The mission of the Iowa Head Start Association is to build the skills of its members to promote and advocate for a wide variety of quality services for all Iowa’s children & families. (Links to resources & training calendar)

Iowa School-Wide PBIS, https://www.educateiowa.gov/pk-12/learner-supports/positive-behavioral-interventions-supports-pbis
Access a list of schools using SW-PBIS.

Child Health Specialty Clinic, http://www.chsciowa.org/
Building a system of care for children & youth with special health care needs, with family support, care coordination, systems building, and clinical care.

Orchard Place, http://www.orchardplace.org/
This site provides information on early childhood resources and services available from Orchard Place.

Resources for Professionals

The Teaching Pyramid: Free Online Training Formats

Resources for Families

Family-guided Approaches to Collaborative Early-Intervention Training and Services (FACETS) http://facets.lsi.ku.edu/
This site has family-friendly forms, as well as information about routines, home visiting, and many other great resources.

Zero to Three, http://www.zerotothree.org
ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development. Research and clinical experience demonstrate that health and development are directly influenced by the quality of care and experiences a child has with his parents and other adults. That is why at ZERO TO THREE our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.

Early Childhood Organizations & Conferences

Association for Positive Behavior Support http://www.apbs.org/

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities http://card-usf.fmhi.usf.edu/

Circle of Inclusion http://www.circleofinclusion.org/

Division of Early Childhood http://www.dec-sped.org/

Family Café Conference http://www.familycafe.net

Family Network on Disabilities www.fndfl.org

National Head Start Association http://www.nhsa.org/

National Network for Child Care http://www.nncc.org

Responsive Teaching National Outreach Project http://responsiveteaching.org/