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.
The mission of SC-APBS is to establish and sustain a multi-tiered system of support to improve the life for students and communities.
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
SHANNA HIRSCH, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Clemson University (Vice President)
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 (Secretary)
BOB STEVENS, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Southeast School Behavioral Health Conference
SUSAN SHOPE THOMAS, Ph.D., TDT Educational Consulting, LLC (President)
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.