PBIS Initiative:In 2006, South Dakota began helping districts implement Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). PBIS is comrised of a broad range of social and learning outcomes while preventing problem behavior for all students. PBIS systems change strategies that have been proven to be empirically effective and efficient. PBIS has relevant applications to educating al children and youth in schools or other community setting. PBIS is a data driven systems approach developed to assist schools and community settings achieve socially important behavior change. Systems are put in place to support staff while they teach and encourage positive, healthy behaviors.