Tag: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Angelosante talks to BDN about chronic absenteeism

Courtney Angelosante, coordinator of the Maine Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions initiative at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News for an article about how K-12 schools are addressing chronic absenteeism.

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A group of diverse students and a teacher high-fiving.

UMS, Maine DOE expand whole-student supports for Maine schools

More K–12 students and educators in Maine are set to benefit from stronger social, emotional and behavioral supports thanks to Maine PBIS, a collaboration between the University of Maine System and Maine Department Education, which is adding 21 new schools to its professional development cohort.

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Educators invited to PBIS retreat in August

With the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact students, families and teachers in Maine, the University of Maine System (UMS) and the Maine Department of Education (DOE) are teaming up to offer a training Aug. 8 for educators on the use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools.

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