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Join Scott Eckman, NeMTSS regional support lead and Nebraska Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (NPBIS) coordinator, and Heather Robbins, NeMTSS system consultant, in a series of virtual trainings on PBIS Tier 2 data, systems and practices.


Why should you attend?

Tier 2 systems provide a layer of additional interventions that are aligned with Tier 1 practices such as explicit instruction of skills, opportunities to practice, and frequent feedback, to students needing additional support. Establishing a layered continuum of support through MTSS allows schools to efficiently and effectively determine which students are unsuccessful with Tier 1 supports alone, and provide the appropriate support to them.


What to expect

This training series will provide schools and districts with information on developing Tier 2 systems that provide behavioral practices for students within a MTSS framework. Topics covered will include establishing processes, identifying practices, creating data decision rules for supports and progress monitoring.

District and building MTSS or PBIS teams are encouraged to attend all three trainings if possible. Instruction, guided practice, and team planning time will be provided to help participants successfully implement effective Tier 2 practices to support student outcomes.


The training series includes three sessions:

  1. Tier 2 Overview: Teams will learn the essential components of Tier 2 social, emotional, and behavioral supports with in MTSS, including the use of data to identify students who are not successful with Tier 1 supports alone, and building a system that allows for efficient application of Tier 2 practices. February 21, 2023 | 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m CDT (8:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. MDT)
  2. Tier 2 CICO: Check In/Check Out (Hawken, 2020) is a simple, evidence-based intervention that provides students with positive connections with adults, and increased feedback on their performance throughout the day. Teams will learn how to install CICO, the essential components of the intervention, and how to monitor student progress. March 27, 2023 | 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m CST (8:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. MST)
  3. Tier 2 Beyond CICO: This training focuses on implementing additional Tier 2 supports with an emphasis on direct teaching of social-emotional skills and modifying interventions to meet student needs, including utilizing function-based thinking to determine appropriate support. April 24, 2023 | 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m CST (8:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. MST)

Register for sessions



If you have any questions, please reach out to Scott Eckman at or Heather Robbins at