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The Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports aligns academics, behavior and social-emotional wellness into a single decision-making framework to establish the supports needed for schools to be effective learning environments for all students. We partner with school divisions throughout the Commonwealth to support the successful implementation of the framework.
Past Events › Public events
15th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support
The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision
Providing Tier 3 Interventions to Address Student Needs in Word Recognition and Sentence Development by Implementing SIM Learning Strategies
Please join us for an informative and interactive discussion on Monday, May 7, from 3:30-4:15 p.m., with SIM Professional developers from the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (KUCRL), and teachers from Page, Powhatan, and Surry County Public Schools and as they share the essentials for implementing the Word Identification Strategy and the Proficiency in the Sentence Writing Strategy to impact student learning. In this webinar, the following information will be shared: SIM Learning Strategies are evidence-based practices.Progress Monitoring…Find out more »
Please join us for engaging discussions at this live Zoom webinars, to include relevant topics based on your feedback.
Don’t worry if you missed the first one! The live video and resources are available under "Implementers - For coaches."
Due to an overwhelming response, the registrations for all three strands of the Tier 1 Forum have been closed. If you are still interested in this training, please be reminded that the same training will be provided in Williamsburg on July 31 - August 2 (see below).Find out more »
This year, the Advanced Tiers Forum offers two opportunities for learning based on your experience implementing interventions at Tiers 2 and 3. Please contact your VTSS Systems Coach should you need additional guidance on which schools and/or teams would be the best match for each professional learning opportunity.Find out more »
This two-day event is designed to facilitate team learning and planning around Universal or Tier 1 Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports effective classroom practices. Classroom practices are those strategies essential to effective instruction and include: managing the classroom environment, encouraging/reinforcing appropriate behavior, responding to inappropriate behavior, active supervision, opportunities to respond, classroom expectations, routines and procedures aligned with school wide expectations.Find out more »
This three-day event is designed to facilitate team learning and planning around Universal or Tier 1 Virginia Tiered System of Supports – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (VTSS-PBIS) practices. Division leadership teams and school leadership teams, including building principals, are invited to attend.Find out more »
Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, we are cancelling Systems Coaching 101, Session A. Please check your email for information regarding rescheduling. If you have reserved a hotel room for your overnight stay please remember to cancel the reservation to avoid being charged for the room. There should be no penalty for cancelling due to the storm.Find out more »
Anchored to the effective responses flowchart and reflective of core features of the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI), Defusing Disruptive Behavior focuses on understanding the behaviors of students who struggle. Division and school based leadership teams and teachers will learn to support students more effectively in the classroom through the use of evidence-based strategies.Find out more »
The Systems Coaching 102 series is designed to build upon Systems Coaching 101. This 3-day series will focus on building and sustaining a system for coaching within divisions, an essential component to support the sustained implementation of VTSS within schools. Attendees must have completed the Systems Coaching 101 series.Find out more »