Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

Southern Elementary is a PBIS School which is an acronym for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support. 

Its purpose is improving student academic and behavior outcomes through ensuring that all students have access to the most effective and accurately implemented instructional and behavioral practices and interventions possible. 

SWPBS (School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support) provides an operational framework for achieving these outcomes. More importantly, SWPBS is NOT a curriculum, intervention, or practice, but IS a decision making framework that guides selection, integration, and implementation of the best evidence-based academic and behavioral practices for improving important academic and behavior outcomes for all students. 

Southern Elementary has a PBIS team which consists of a variety of people that work with the students.

The 2019 -2020 team consists of:

Coach: Mrs. Sallie Pierce      

Grade level Representatives are:

Kindergarten: Mrs. Kaitlin Kirby         
First Grade: Mrs. Lora Norfleet      
Second Grade: Mrs. Tabitha Chism         
Third Grade: Mrs. Britany Stevens
Fourth Grade: Mrs. Kimberly Weaver        
Fifth Grade: Mrs. Sarah Howard

Administrator: Mrs. Nicole Bogle                                                                                                             

Curriculum Specialist: Mrs. Kim Baker
Special Education Liaison: Mrs. Kristy Hudson 
External Coach: Mrs. Andrea England, Psychologist 
FRC Coordinator: Mrs. Susan Cross 
FRC Assistant: Mrs. Irma Ashley 


For more information about PBIS: https://www.pbis.org/