Dynamic and Responsive Professional Development

What is Best Behavior?

Best Behavior is a professional development program designed for administrators and teachers to support their efforts in creating and maintaining a positive and supportive school culture that facilitates academic achievement and the healthy social development of students in a safe environment that is conducive to learning.

Best Behavior Features Elements to Create a Happy, Healthy School Environment:


Research-based teacher tips and tools with recommendations about when and what to communicate with parents/caregivers


Effective strategies to prevent and address harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying


Detailed steps and forms for developing and enacting RTI procedures for students in need of Tier II and Tier III behavior interventions


Integration of Best Behavior with existing anti-bullying and social skills curricula


Detailed examples, case studies, and ideas from schools that have successfully implemented Best Behavior


Enhanced support for home/school collaboration


Problem-solving and data-driven reviews to drive sustainability of a dynamic and responsive system to meet school and student needs


Expanded strategies, scripts, templates, lesson plans, letters, forms, and sample expectations to customize a variety of proven PBIS approaches


Why Best Behavior?

  • Utilizes the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) approach
  • Improves classroom management effectiveness
  • Strengthens individual student support systems
  • Promotes meaningful collaboration between educators and parents/caregivers
  • Increases student attendance and academic achievement
  • Decreases suspensions and transfers

Who Benefits from Best Behavior?

The entire school community—administrators, teachers, support staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders—benefit from the practices and strategies implemented through Best Behavior.

Best Behavior Results