What is Positive Behavior Support?

  • A process for creating safer and more effective schools

  • Focuses on improving the entire school system

  • Applies to everyone within the school setting, including all students, staff, and family members.

PBS Implementation: A Multi-Tiered System of Support

Continuum of Services


  • 80 %

    • Classroom Consultation

    • Classroom Level PBS

    • Universal PBS

  • 15 %

    • Small Groups Mentoring

    • Check in/out

  • 5 %

    • [FBA] Functional Behavioral Assessment

    • [BIP] Behavior Intervention Plans

What families can expect from PBS

  • Opportunities to ask questions and discuss concerns related to PBS

  • Opportunities to provide feedback and input on Tier 1 PBS practices (e.g., Tier 1 expectations, reward system, discipline procedures)

  • Positively stated expectations posted around the school

  • Expectations and rules that are taught and encouraged

  • Information and updates on Tier 1 behavior data

  • Data-based problem-solving by the school team to inform PBS implementation

  • Administration (Principal, AP, Dean, SAM) participation in PBS implementation and encouragement for family and community member participation

The S.T.O.R.M. Expectations

  • Strive for Success

  • Take Responsibility

  • Opt to Lead

  • Respect Others

  • Make Good Choices

What does PBS look like @ South Seminole Academy?

  • All the students are educated in the S.T.O.R.M. Initiatives and the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Systems.

  • Positive Behavior Rewards

    • Storm Bucks

    • Positive Referrals

More Information

To learn more about the Positive Behavior rewards and PBS at SSA, view our PBS Family And Community Presentation (pdf).

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