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2018 Check-In/Check-Out Training

Register here!

Who Should Participate:

  • Building-level teams whose role it is to prioritize, develop, implement, and evaluate tier 2 behavioral systems at the Elementary or Middle School Level. A minimum of 3 members from the team must attend.

Training Prerequisites:

  • Teams must have completed the CICO Readiness Checklist (click here for the checklist) and return to
  • Each participant will read the article “The Behavior Education Program: A Tier 2 Check-In, Check-Out Intervention to Prevent Severe Problem Behavior in Schools.”Click here for the article.
  • A staff member attended the PBIS Within MTSS: An Overview of Tier 2 provided by CDE on June 29, 2017

Please bring:

  • One laptop per team
  • Any working documents for CICO you may already have at your school site
    • PBIS matrix
    • CICO referral forms
    • Big 5 Data (including school-wide Perceived Motivation)

Content to be Covered:

  • MTSS Framework and components as they relate critical features of Tier 2 systems
  • Check-In/Check-Out (CICO) as a Tier 2 Intervention
  • Creation of intervention materials for CICO implementation
  • Measures for fidelity and impact of Tier 2 Systems and CICO Intervention
  • Team time to develop systems for selection, implementation, and evaluation of CICO
  • Action planning for implementation timeframes

Space is limited! Registration is not a guarantee of attendance. We will confirm registration at a later date. Please check the training prequisites above

Registration/sales ends on April 10th.

2017-18 PBIS within an MTSS Framework Training Series 

**This training has started and is now closed. Please review the information below for the Training Series next year.

What is it?

The Office of Learning Supports at the Colorado Department of Education is pleased to announce a year-long training series for District-level Coaches and their accompanying school-based leadership teams. Using a new training model, our goal is to scale-up and rejuvenate Colorado PBIS!  

Who is it for?

District-level Coaches and their accompanying school-based leadership teams. A District-level Coach is someone who has dedicated FTE to coaching schools with the implementation and sustainability of universal/schoolwide social/emotional/behavioral efforts. This person may or may not be based within a school. A school-based leadership team is a team whose mission it is to prioritize, develop, and implement evidence-based practices to improve the school culture and climate. 

When is it? 

2017-18 School Year

District-level Coaches will:

  • Receive ongoing technical assistance and support from the CDE Office of Learning Supports staff through:
    • 4 quarterly face-to-face workshops
    • 3 monthly virtual coaches’ meetings
    • Ongoing correspondence and communication
  • Network with other district-level coaches across the state
  • Enhance skills in the area of technical assistance and coaching
  • Have access to training materials and resources
  • Identify 1-4 school teams to receive 4 days of training throughout the year

School-based Leadership Teams will:

  • Receive 4 high-quality days of training of PBIS within an MTSS Framework, including Tier 1 and Tier 2 supports
  • Have ongoing support from their coach 

Please contact Lynne DeSousa if you have any questions.

Previous Trainings and Content

 PBIS within an MTSS Framework Training: A Tier 1 Systems-Level Training (Oct 19 & 20, 2017)

PBIS within MTSS Universal/Tier 1 Trainings, 2017-18:

Tier 2 Training on June 29, 2017:


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