Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference (GAPBS)
2017 Georgia Association for Positive
Behavior Support Conference
The 10th annual GAPBS conference will be held:
Tuesday, November 28th – Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Infinite Energy Center
Call for Proposals Now Open!
Would you like to be a presenter for 10th Annual
Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference?
WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR IDEAS!
Proposal Deadline: July 1, 2017
We are seeking knowledgeable, innovative, and energetic speakers to submit presentation proposals for the 2017 conference. Presenters play an important role in the expansion and dissemination of positive behavior support across Georgia. We are seeking presentations that represent best practices in behavior support in education, birth to five settings, home, and the community.
We are accepting proposals for 75-minute oral presentations.
- School-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports
- Person-centered planning
- Response to intervention
- School climate
- Bullying prevention
- Functional behavioral assessment
- Strengths-based behavior intervention plans
- Positive behavior support for birth to five settings
- Positive behavior support in the home
- Positive behavior support in the community
For additional information about the conference, please visit www.gapbs.org.
Announcing the 2017 Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference Keynote Speaker!
Dr. George Sugai
Professor, Special EducationCarole J. Neag Endowed Chair
Research Scientist, Center for Behavioral Education & Research
Co-Director, Center of Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
University of Connecticut
Biography: Professor George Sugai received his M.Ed. in 1974 and Ph.D. in 1980 at the University of Washington. His primary areas of interests are positive behavior support (PBS), systems change, personnel preparation, behavioral disorders, social skills instruction, behavioral consultation, behavioral assessment procedures, applied behavior analysis (ABA), and strategies for effective school-wide, classroom, and individual behavior management.
The Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support (GAPBS) is a network of the national Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS; www.apbs.org). The purpose of the GAPBS network is to increase the visibility of positive behavior support in our state. The network aims to provide a collaborative statewide effort to disseminate positive behavior support practices. The network supports a range of persons interested in promoting positive behavior support capacity building initiatives, promoting the use of positive practices, and promoting membership in the national APBS organization.
The Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support (GAPBS) is a Network State of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS).
Learn more about APBS at http://apbs.org/.