Alignment of MiBLSi and Michigan’s Professional Learning Policy
MiBLSi creates capacity for an integrated Behavior and Reading Multi-Tiered System of Supports that can be implemented with fidelity, is sustainable over time and utilizes data-based decision making at all levels of implementation support. This document clarifies how MiBLSi works with ISDs/RESAs, districts, and schools to support the professional learning indicators and outcomes.
MiBLSi as a Value-Added System
The MiBLSi model has been changing overtime. In order to better communicate the relevance of the work we do, a document explaining MiBLSi as a value-added systems has been developed. This document can be download by clicking here.
Bully Prevention Section on Website
There is a new Bully Prevention section on the MiBLSi website. Bully prevention is considered a component of Universal Behavior Supports. The new section is linked to Tier I supports pages from Elementary Schools and Middle/Jr. High Schools. You can also view the page by clicking here.
Website Update: Check-In/Check-Out
The Check-In/Check-Out section of the MiBLSi website has been expanded to include many forms, evaluation tools, and implementation documents.
MiBLSi Summary of Scaling-Up Efforts
In spring 2003, Michigan’s Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative (MiBLSi) was created for the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (MDE, OSE-EIS) to support implementation of schoolwide Positive Behaviorial Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and schoolwide reading intervention. MiBLSi is a Response to Intervention (RtI) model, specifically targeted in the content areas of reading and behavior developed from the scientific research base of Applied Behavior Analysis, and the findings of the National Reading Panel report and the National Research Council.