Thank you for your interest in PBIS! Starting in 2011, the A-State PBIS Resource Center began providing training, coaching and support to schools in eastern Arkansas. Since then, support has expanded throughout the state, with 140+ schools trained in PBIS. Please browse the website for more information, resources and upcoming events.

Please check out our Calendar for a list of upcoming training opportunities and workshops.

Arkansas PBIS Newsletter


Summer Professional Development at A-State

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Invitation to April PBIS networking session

Cost Calculator for Schools’ Programs for SEL/B Health

PBIS Resource Center in the News! and more…

See the full newsletter on the web:

A-State PBIS Resource Center Newsletter April 2024

New Resources!


Check out the Arkansas PBIS Training Modules on the Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education website! Click here


Image showing the Division of Elementary & Secondary Education logo with a photo of department secretary, Jacob Oliva, to the right.


Screenshot of the DESE website showing text of the introduction to the Supporting PBIS Implementation page.

Arkansas PBIS in the NEWS!

The A-State PBIS Resource Center Awarded $1.9M Grant

Project PEACE (Prevention, Engagement and Connection in Education) Aims to Prevent Violence, Improve School Climate

Annie Camp Jr. High; Fox Meadow School of Creative Media; Fayetteville’s Ramay Jr. High, Holt Middle School, and John L. Colbert Middle School; and LISA Academy’s North Middle School and West Middle School will be receiving training and continued support while implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).


The full news article can be found on KAIT8’s website.


PCSSD Shifts Focus Toward Behavioral Rewards Rather Than Discipline

The school district is implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in hopes to see a spike in better behavior from students.


The full news article can be found on THV11’s website.

Quick Links

PBIS National Center

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the Technical Assistance Center on PBIS supports schools, districts, and states to build systems capacity for implementing a multi-tiered approach to social, emotional and behavior support. The broad purpose of PBIS is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of schools and other agencies. PBIS improves social, emotional and academic outcomes for all students, including students with disabilities and students from underrepresented groups.


PBISApps is a not-for-profit group, developed and operated by faculty and staff at Educational and Community Supports (ECS), a research unit within the College of Education at the University of Oregon​. ECS began in 1999 directed by Dr. Robert Horner and remains focused on the same mission: To implement practices resulting in positive, durable, scientifically validated change in the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families.​

RTI Arkansas

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-component, general education model, designed to identify students who may be at risk for learning or behavior challenges, offer support, and monitor progress.

PBIS on ArkansasIDEAS

Some valuable PBIS related courses for Arkansas schools can be found on AETN’s website, ArkansasIDEAS.