14th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support Underway!
The 14th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support is underway at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado! On Thusday morning, March 1, 2017, outgoing APBS President Heather Peshak George welcomed over 1700 attendees to this years conference. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper then welcomed attendees. Governor Hickenlooper set the tone for the APBS Annual Conference with his opening comments that emphasized the increasing awareness of the importance of social, emotional and behavioral health in not just our nation, but across the globe. He expressed to attendees that Positive Behavior Support (and in particular APBS) provides hope for the future. The opening session ended with V. Mark Durand's inspiring Keynote address, An Optimistic Approach to Helping Students with Challenging Behaviors.
(Pictured left-to-right: APBS Executive Director Tim Knoster, Outgoing APBS President Heather Peshak George, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper)