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Congratulations to over 425 Illinois schools who applied for 2016-17 Recognition! Recognized Schools lists will be posted on our website by June 30th, 2017. The five schools who won a free Summer Institute registration for applying for Recognition by the May 24th due date are: 
7th Grade Center, Cahokia Unit School District 187; Emerson Elementary, Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89; Blackhawk Elementary School, Freeport School District #145; Lake Louise Elementary School, Palatine Community Consolidated School District 15; and Black Hawk Elementary, Springfield Public Schools District 186. We do accept late applications- check out our Recognition FAQ for details!

Congratulations to PBIS Schools who have already used the TFI this school year! 

Visit the Evaluation page to find out more information about the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI), including how to find your Local PBIS Assessment Coordinator.



Illinois ESSA Plan Response: Read the recommendations from the Midwest PBIS Network for Illinois ESSA plan, and see the list of over 250 endorsements.

Message from ISBE Superintendent Smith: The importance of establishing supportive schools to help students coping with stress. Establishing Supportive Schools 

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to Schools on Ensuring Equity and Providing Behavioral Supports to Students with Disabilities Read this "Dear Colleague" letter.

Do you have questions about starting PBIS Implementation? Visit our "Starting PBIS" webpage, and register for an upcoming Training Institute!

Measure Your Fidelity: Use the new Tiered Fidelity Inventory to measure fidelity at one time across all three tiers. It is now available for free on PBIS Apps.

Implementation in High Schools: Case study on eight high schools implementing the PBIS framework to support students

National  News: US Depts. of Ed. and Justice release federal guidance on school discipline and discrimination, emphasizing  prevention and positive school environmentsVisit website for guidance package and resources.