Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support
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.
2016 Georgia Association for Positive
Behavior Support Conference
“Connecting School, Home, and Community
through Positive Behavior Support”
The 9th annual GAPBS conference will be held:
November 30th – December 1st, 2016
Infinite Energy Center
|Please join us for our largest annual conference yet. With over 100 presentations to choose from, speakers and attendees will join together to promote the expansion and dissemination of positive behavior support in educational, community, and home settings across Georgia.
*Must sign up through “Volunteer” link
RegOnline Service Fees
Note: If members of a group are paying individually (for example, with different credit cards), you must create separate online registrations for each person.
**Cancellations and refunds will be allowed through October 31, 2016.
Coffee and tea will be provided throughout the conference. Lunch is not included in the registration cost this year. Onsite food options, including food trucks and grab and go items will be available in the Infinite Energy Center.
Important Note: Registration fee will be waived for ONE primary presenter per accepted proposal.
Late Registration ($120 + service fee) begins August 31st
Seeking Exhibitors for 2016 GAPBS Conference
Register to be an exhibitor so that your for-profit or nonprofit agency can benefit from this amazing opportunity to make face-to-face connections as you share their vision, products, and/or services with teachers, parents, researchers, and direct service providers from across the Southeast. This year, we are opening up registration to 1000+ attendees!
To register as an exhibitor/sponsor, follow this LINK.
EXHIBITOR BOOTH RENTAL FEE
$259 – Nonprofit (Includes one free registration)
$399 – For Profit (Includes one free registration)
ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP and MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES – These options may be added to the standard 2-day table rental
Heather George, PhD
University of South Florida
President, Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS)
Research Associate Professor
Co-Director of Florida’s PBS:RtIB Project
Paid Workshop #1: “Problem-Solving for Sustainability”
Wednesday, November 30th (3:15-5:15pm)
Attendee Pre-Requisites- Designed for advanced implementers
(e.g., District Coordinators, Administrators, PBIS Teams) in GaDOE Operational PBIS schools
Paid Workshop #2: “Coaching to Build Skills for Effective PBIS Implementation”
Thursday, December 1st (8:30am-10:30am)
Attendee Pre-Requisites- Designed for Emerging/Installing implementers.
Must have already attended and completed GaDOE Tier I Coaching Training.
Announcing Birth-5 Keynote:
Mary Louise Hemmeter, PhD
Professor, Department of Special Education
Co-Faculty Director of the Susan Gray School for Children
Co-Editor of the Journal of Early Intervention
Take advantage of this opportunity to join an intimate roundtable conversation over lunch with specially selected keynote and featured speakers!
Day One Roundtable
Wednesday, November 30th (12:30-1:15pm)
Day Two Roundtable
Thursday, December 1st (12:00-12:45pm)
Roundtable Cost: $15
SEATS ARE LIMITED TO 10 REGISTRANTS PER TABLE!
Lunch will be included
Please visit the conference registration link at www.gapbs.org to reserve your seat!
Sign-Up to Volunteer at GAPBS 2016!
Conference volunteers will receive 50% off registration rate and a GAPBS lanyard.
In order to take advantage of the reduced registration rate, you will be asked to commit up to 4 hours
to assist the conference committee with various duties.
Click the link below to sign-up and to select your time slots.
GAPBS would like to thank the following conference sponsors:
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University
Georgia Department of Education
Georgia Southern University
Parent-to-Parent of Georgia
Bright from the Start- Department of Early Care and Learning
Georgia State University MINRS Project
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/.
Interested in learning more about last year’s conference? The 2015 GAPBS Conference Program is available below.
|To access 2015 GAPBS Conference presenter PowerPoints, click here: http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/gapbs/2015/|
View presentation materials from GAPBS 2014 at this link or by visiting http://disability.publichealth.gsu.edu/gapbs-conference-2014/
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GAPBS COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM AND BE ADDED TO OUR MAILING LIST: