Fidelity Tools

Each of these tools can be completed online at the PBIS Assessment website. For more information please visit PBISApps tutorial to fidelity tools page. 

To complete the surveys your district must have established a PBIS Assessment local coordinator. If your district does not have a PBIS Assessment local coordinator, please email the name and email address to Melissa Marks to become your district's PBIS Assessment local coordinator. 

Tier 1/Universal Fidelity Tools

Self-Assessment Survey

  • Conducted initially and then annually - preferably in the fall each year
  • Completed by all staff that have contact with students
  • Determines the status of PBIS in a school as perceived by all staff members
  • Guides the development of an action plan for improving PBIS implementation
  • Schools scoring 80 percent or higher on the Implementation Average are implementing universal/tier 1 PBIS with fidelity

 

Team Implementation Checklist

  • Completed in the fall and winter each year until the spring Benchmarks of Quality score is at or above 70 percent. Teams may choose to take the TIC more often to assist them with action planning their PBIS implementation.
  • PBIS team reaches consensus on each item prior to entering result in PBIS Assessment
  • Guides the development of an action plan for improving PBIS implementation
  • Schools scoring 80 percent or higher are implementing universal/tier 1 PBIS with fidelity. Instructions for calculating your total score can be found here.

 

Benchmarks of Quality

 

Tier 2/3 Selected/Intensive Fidelity Tools

Benchmarks for Advanced Tiers

  • Completed annually in the spring
  • Completed by team as a group or by each member independently with discussion/consensus following
  • Assists team in finding areas of strength and areas in need of improvement in targeted and intensive PBIS systems and interventions
  • No fidelity score cut-off has been established yet for this tool