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Classroom Teams

Teachers and support personnel are trained in implementing the Pyramid Model.

Interactive Training

Staff train on topics such as behavior, trauma, and relationships.

Academy Trainings

Academy participants receive support in implementing the Pyramid Model.

Building Capacity

Local capacity leads to sustainability.

Positive Behaviors

Expectations are a key feature of the Pyramid Model.

Positive Outcomes

We promote social emotional development through implementation of the Pyramid Model.

West Virginia Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Welcome to West Virginia Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (WV ECPBIS) website. WV ECPBIS is a collaborative effort between the West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University and the West Virginia Department of Education. Our goal is to improve the social and emotional development and competence of young children utilizing the Pyramid Model. This approach builds on the work of the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI). WV ECPBIS promotes the Pyramid Model through evidence-based social emotional and inclusive practices in early childhood educational settings.

Whether you are a teacher or classroom assistant, parent or caregiver, coach or trainer, we are here to help you in promoting positive behaviors and social emotional development for our youngest learners.

For Educators

Click here for information and resources if you are implementing (or would like to implement) ECPBIS in your classroom.

For Families

Click here for more information if you have a child participating in an ECPBIS classroom or if you want resources for supporting your child at home.

For Coaches and Trainers

Click here for training materials, information on the TPOT, and resources for supporting ECPBIS in your school or district.

About Us

Click here to learn more about our work, our staff, and our collaborating agencies.

Connect with Us

Click here to view our Facebook page. Be sure to "Like" our page to stay up-to-date on ECPBIS in West Virginia.

Request Technical Assistance

Click here to request technical assistance from the WV Behavior/Mental Health Technical Assistance Center.