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What is PBIS?

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based, data-driven framework proven to reduce disciplinary incidents, increase a school’s sense of safety and support improved academic outcomes. More than 1,000 Georgia schools and 27,000 nationwide have been trained in PBIS. Implementation of PBIS is saving countless instructional hours otherwise lost to discipline.

The premise of PBIS is that continual teaching, combined with acknowledgement or feedback of positive student behavior will reduce unnecessary discipline and promote a climate of greater productivity, safety and learning. PBIS schools apply a multi-tiered approach to prevention, using disciplinary data and principles of behavior analysis to develop school-wide, targeted and individualized interventions and supports to improve school climate for all students. 

What is the goal?
Our district's mission is to prepare all students to be effective communicators, problem solvers and lifelong learners.  Through PBIS, we strive to create a strong, positive school culture where member of the Fighting Irish Family feels safe and supported in an effective learning environment.

Dublin City Schools District is an active PBIS District!

Active PBIS Districts have:

  •  A District Leadership Team that meets at least 2 times a year
  •  A PBIS Implementation Plan
  • A District Coordinator who supports school implementation
  •  A cohort of schools that have trained with the Georgia Department of Education PBIS curriculum

Click here to access PBIS Rewards, the platform we use to post points. 

TEresa blanton

PBIS/Media Specialist District Coordinator