Pyramid Model (PBIS) Training for Young Learners

Kalis (#444)

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Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Jen Kalis
Agency Assistant: Jen Lorenz 6087864840
Location: CESA #4
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Facility: Heritage A/B
8/22/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration and light breakfast will begin at 8:30am; lunch is served at 11:30am.
8/23/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration and light breakfast will begin at 8:30am; lunch is served at 11:30am.
10/6/2017 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM Registration will begin at 11:30am.


  • 4K teachers, 5K teachers
  • 1st Grade teachers in a PBIS district
  • ECSE teachers
  • Therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Child care teachers (age 3-6)
  • Head Start classroom teachers
  • RtI Interventionists
  • Elementary Principals
  • School Psychologists
  • PBIS Internal and External Coaches
  • SPED Directors

The Pyramid Model is an evidenced-based framework for multi-leveled systems of support to promote social and emotional competence and reduce challenging behavior in children ages 3 to 8. The training content will focus on practical strategies for implementing trauma sensitive teaching of social skills while providing supports to reduce challenging behavior. This content works. Learn more HERE!

Participants will:

  • Discuss the relationship between children’s social emotional development and challenging behavior
  • Identify strategies for building nurturing relationships with children, families and colleagues
  • Explain the importance of and strategies for supporting engagement of young children in learning activities
  • Describe strategies for giving clear instruction
  • Review how large– and small-group instruction can help support intentional teaching
  • Provide rationale for using descriptive feedback throughout the day with children
  • Identify methods for intentionally teaching emotional literacy
  • Explain the importance of and strategies for promoting the development of friendship in young children
  • Learn a self-regulation strategy for children and methods to intentionally teach this strategy to children
  • Learn problem-solving steps and methods to intentionally teach children to use these steps
  • Understand how to identify the “behavior equation” to create a “behavior support plan” that includes all elements necessary to reduce challenging behaviors
  • Practice using a problem-solving Routines Based Guide to plan interventions


Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.