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SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION for POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS

The South Carolina Association for Positive Behavior Support (SC-APBS) Network is a  501(3)(c) non-profit organization. The primary purpose of SC-APBS is to advocate and promote the use of positive behavior interventions and supports to increase the social competence of all.

 

Our Mission

The mission of SC-APBS is to establish and sustain a multi-tiered system of support to improve the life for students and communities. 

Our Goals

The goals that drive the actions of SC-APBS Network are to:

  • develop and formalize an organizational structure for multi-tiered systems of support in South Carolina;

  • increase the number of national Association of Positive Behavior Support (APBS) and SC-APBS members;

  • collaborate and network with other organizations to promote awareness of the model

  • provide professional development opportunities and local technical assistance to schools and agencies; and

  • develop a system for SC-APBS members to connect and disseminate information.

 

SC-APBS LEADERSHIP TEAM

  • SHERI FARRINGTON, Behavior Support Specialist, Greenville County Schools

  • SHANNA HIRSCH, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Clemson University

  • JUNE JENKINS, M.Ed., Training-Consultation Coordinator, Safe & Humane Schools, College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, Clemson University

  • W. KENT PARKER, Ph.D. Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Education, Clemson University

  • GINA SKINNER, District MTSS Coach for Spartanburg School District 2

  • BOB STEVENS, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Southeast School Behavioral Health Conference

  • SUSAN SHOPE THOMAS, Ph.D., TDT Educational Consulting, LLC

  • MITCHELL L. YELL, Ph.D., Fred and Francis Palmetto Chair of Teacher Education, College of Education, University of South Carolina

 

 

 

 

First Annual SCAPBS Conference- July 9-12

SCAPBS Network Board Member Shanna Hirsch with George Sugai at the PBIS Implementor's Forum in Chicago.