Runge Presents Keynote and Workshop at Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Implementers’ Forum

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:23:58 PM

Timothy Runge, assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology, presented a keynote and workshop at the second annual Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support (PAPBS) Implementers’ Forum in Hershey, Pa., on May 23–24, 2012.

Runge’s workshop, “PAPBS Data: What’s In It For Me?” focused on how schools should collect data from various sources to evaluate their implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) framework. Moreover, Runge helped connect local data collection efforts to the statewide evaluation of SWPBIS as a means to support the maintenance and expansion of SWPBIS across the Commonwealth.

In Runge’s keynote presentation, “PBIS Implementation: Current Trends and Future Directions,” he reviewed data from the third annual program evaluation conducted and highlighted data analysis plans for the upcoming year.

Approximately 1,000 educators and mental health professionals from across the Commonwealth attended this conference.