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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) is a schoolwide system of support that includes proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create a positive school environment. This model teaches clear expectations to students to prevent problem behavior before it occurs. Students learn classroom and building procedures that are supported by consistent adult behaviors. It also provides a framework for acknowledging positive student behavior.