Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture and needed for all students in a school to achieve social, emotional and academic success. Attention is focused on creating and sustaining primary (school-wide), secondary (classroom), and tertiary (individual) systems of support that improve lifestyle results (personal, health, social, family, work, recreation) for all youth by making targeted misbehavior less effective, efficient, and relevant, and desired behavior more functional.

At SCC, PBIS looks different at each building. Check out each section below to see how each level is incorporating PBIS into the school for the betterment of the students.
     Elementary School
     Middle School
     High School

Also, if you would like more information on PBIS and how it works, you can check out the links near the bottom of the page

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Elementary School

At the elementary level, PBIS uses a different character trait each month to focus and grow student behavior. Students who exemplify that trait are chosen as students of the month, with a special assembly to recognize them held each month. Reteaching opportunities are held for students who struggle to understand expectations.

Monthly Character Traits 2016-17
Expectation Passport
This is our "passport" that we use to teach expectations to children at the ES.
CARES Programs - Playlist


Middle School

The middle school is just beginning their PBIS journey. We will attempt to grow what is being done at the elementary level into expectations that fit with the crazy middle school years.


High School

The high school is where the PBIS system comes to an end. Our students are fully formed with unique personalities, though we hope to showcase the best of our students to inspire others to greatness.

Student of the Month Character Traits
September Courage, October Responsibility, November Trustworthiness and honesty, December Respectful of others and self, January Compassion, February Initiative, March Optimism, April Perseverance and Adaptability



For More Information ...

Wisconsin PBIS Network
The Wisconsin Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Network operates within the Wisconsin RtI Center with a specific focus on behavior.
Wikipedia Article on PBIS
Provides a nice overview of what PBIS is in a broad context. Check out the "Notes and references" at the bottom of the page for more great sources.
Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Established by the U.S. Department of Education to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework.
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