What is School-Wide Positive Behavior Support?

The application of evidence-based strategies and systems to increase academic performance, increase safety, decrease problem behavior, and establish positive school cultures.

Core Principles of P.B.S.

  • Team process

  • Facilitated leadership

  • School and District action planning

  • Data-based decision-making

  • Flexibility with fidelity of implementation

  • Working smarter, not harder

  • Emphasizing prevention, teaching and effective consequences

Core Team Members

Nicole Telese – Team Leader

Kathleen Manchester – Recording Secretary

Dr. Deb Caron – Coach

Kristin Alvarez – MTSS Liaison

Angela Mas – Tier II Update

Trisha Hawkey – Treasurer

Yolanda Parks – Time Keeper

Jenna Woods- Peripheral Team Leader

P.B.S. Model School

Southport Middle School has been awarded the following Model School Honors:

  • 2007 – 2008 – Bronze Award

  • 2008 – 2009 – Silver Award

  • 2010 – 2011 – Silver Applicant

  • 2013 – 2014 – Bronze Award

  • 2014 – 2015 – Gold Award

  • 2015 – 2016 – Gold Award

  • 2016 – 2017 – Gold Award

Posted Throughout Our School

PBSSchoolwide Consequences