How to Get Started

To use ibestt, schools should have a framework for teaching appropriate student behavior, a team-based student support process, expertise in providing function-based behavior supports, staff commitment to proactive behavior approaches, and administrative support for using ibestt.

To get started, contact us to see if ibestt is a good fit for your school or district.

  • Complete the ibestt School Readiness Screener (below).
  • Provide your contact information and any questions.
  • Someone from our team will email you about next steps.
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ibestt School Readiness Screener

Is ibestt right for your school? This School Readiness Screener lists 10 requirements for using ibestt. Schools that have these components in place will have the information, resources, structure, and support needed to use ibestt successfully. Complete this self-assessment by answering Yes or No to the following statements. Address any component that is not in place prior to submitting the application below.

School and team structure

School has a multi-tiered system or framework for teaching appropriate student behavior and preventing problem behavior.

YesNo

School identifies the teachers/staff who will organize and implement individual-student behavior supports in collaboration with the school’s other behavior support systems.

YesNo

Behavior expertise

At least one staff member has the expertise to conduct functional behavior assessments and develop function-based, contextually appropriate student support plans, and will be available to coordinate individual-student behavior supports.

YesNo

Team members agree to develop their expertise in positive behavior supports.

YesNo

Administrative support

School leadership (administrator) supports the implementation of positive behavior supports.

YesNo

Release time or other compensation is available to allow teachers and team members the time for assessment, observation, coaching, implementation, and professional development.

YesNo

Staff beliefs about student behavior

School staff believes student problem behavior is best addressed using proactive approaches, such as positive behavior supports.

YesNo

Teachers agree to implement positive behavior supports in their classrooms or other school settings in collaboration with behavior coaches.

YesNo

Technology

Staff members have access to Internet-connected computers or tablets for use with student behavior supports.

YesNo

Staff members have basic computer and tablet literacy.

YesNo

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