Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center
14 Mechanic St, Southbridge, MA 

If you haven’t heard, UConn and Southbridge Public Schools recently entered into a five-year partnership to develop systems to support district wide implementation of evidence-based practices within a PBIS framework.  

 So… what does this mean for our schools, students and staff?

 PBIS stands for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.  University of Connecticut’s Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) is a nation-wide leader in researching and implementing practices, particularly PBIS, to increase student success.  Staff who attended our first day of school convocation heard Dr.. George Sugai’s keynote address about how an effective PBIS system can transform school climate and culture.  This partnership with UConn is a tremendous opportunity for our students and staff to experience innovative change.  To explain more about the partnership and PBIS, and to answer your questions, we plan a celebration …..