100% of funding ($1,975,000/year)
is from federal sources.

Learning Environment

Sample Course Materials


Online Resources

Websites/ Webinars

  • RtI Action Network- guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI).


  • IRIS Center- The IRIS Center provides free on-line and interactive resources related to students with disabilities. The website also contains a specific link for instructors.


  • Colusa County Office of Education- Teaching social skills through the language arts curriculum at the middle school level, provides lessons, activities, resources, suggestions for assessment and forms for record-keeping.


  • Kentucky Department of Education- Portal to links about responding to student behavior found at Kentucky Department of Education Behavior Home Page


  • The Association for Positive Behavior Support- The Association for Positive Behavior Support provides information about behavioral supports and references.


  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports- an extensive website for technical assistance center on positive behavior support. Videos, Power Points and other resources available.


  • Illinois Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Network- The Illinois Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Network provides information about schools in Illinois using PBIS, and resources.


  • The National Association for School Psychologists- The National Association for School Psychologists provides numerous fact sheet related to social competency, positive behavior support, preventing school violence, zero tolerance, attention disorders, and bullying prevention.


  • The Center for Disease Control and Prevention- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides links to concepts such as risk and protective factors, preventative strategies, and environmental design related to school violence.


  • The University of South Florida- The University of South Florida center website provides an overview of school-based mental health and describes how it relates to positive behavior support.


  • National Association of School Psychologists- A quick reading from the National Association of school psychologists about school-based mental health.


  • The School Psychology Department at the University of Missouri- The School Psychology Department at the University of Missouri provides a substantial website on evidence-based behavior interventions. It includes video examples.


  • Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Learning for Young Children- This is the resources link to the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Learning for Young Children.  It is a treasure of high quality resources, videos, webinars, and readings on the topic. Additional information can be found on the home page of the website, so be sure to click there to find more.



Free Videos /Training Programs

  • Positive Beginnings: Supporting Young Children with Challenging Behavior. PowerPoint modules on the topic.




Jull, S. K. (2009). Student behavior self-monitoring enabling inclusion. International Journal of      Inclusive Education, 13(5), 489-500.

McIntosh, K., Chard, D.J., Boland, J.B., & Horner, R.H. (2006). Demonstration of combined efforts in school-wide academic and behavioral systems and incidence of reading and behavior challenges in early elementary grades. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 9(3), 146-154.

Menzies, H., Lane, K., & Lee, J. (2009).  Self-monitoring strategies for use in the classroom:  A promising practice to support productive behavior for students with emotional or behavioral disorders.  Beyond Behavior, 18(2), 27-35.

Mitchem, K., Young, K., West, R., & Benyo, J.  (2001). CWPASM:  A classwide peer-assisted self-management program for general education classrooms.  Education and Treatment of Children, 24(2), 111-140.

Moen, T., Nilssen, V., & Weidemann, N. (2007). An aspect of a teacher's inclusive educational practice:  Scaffolding pupils through transitions. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 13(3), 269-286.

Scott, T., Park, K., Swain-Bradway, J., & Landers, E.  (2007). Positive behavior support in the classroom:  Facilitating behaviorally inclusive learning environments.  International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 3(2), 223-235.

Sutherland, K.S., & Wehby, J. H. (2001). Exploring the relationship between increased opportunities to respond to academic requests and the academic and behavioral outcomes of students with EBD.  Remedial and Special Education, 22(2), 113-121.

Tincani, M., & Crozier, S.  (2008). Comparing brief and extended wait-time during small group instruction for children with challenging behavior.  Journal of Behavioral Education, 17(1), 79-92.

Vanderbilt, A. A. (2005). Designed for teachers: How to implement self-monitoring in the classroom.  Beyond Behavior, 15(1), 21-24

Zimmerman, B. J. (2008).  Investigating self-regulation and motivation:  Historical background, methodological developments, and future prospects.  American Education Research Journal, 45, 166-183.