Still Connected: Relationships, Resilience, and Belonging

Northwest PBIS Network Conference 2022

April 12-14, 2022

Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA

In person and virtual registration options. 

Registration open NOW! Seats are limited to ensure we maintain a safe capacity for the convention center. Please don’t wait to register!

Conference Registration

Questions related to registration? Please email [email protected] 

Proposal acceptance emails have gone out. Agenda coming SOON!

April 2, 2022 – May 2, 2022 is Ramadan; How are we supporting our Muslim educators at the NWPBIS Conference? 

The NWPBIS Team is consulting with Muslim scholars and educators to ensure that we can honor the observation of Ramadan by our Muslim community members. We will have halal foods, boxed food options to eat before and after sunset, and dedicated prayer rooms. 

Conference hotel block is open!

Start Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
End Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Last Day to Book for Group Rate: Sunday, March 21, 2022

Tacoma Marriott
Book your stay now!

The Murano

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Courtyard Marriott

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COVID Safety at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center 

The Greater Tacoma Convention Center (GTCC) has achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) Star™ Accreditation. GBAC STAR™ is the venue industry’s premier outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities.

What does that mean for conference attendees? The GTCC  is set up for your safety and comfort!  Their team is employing the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention, aligning with venues across North America and the world in commitment to the highest safety and cleaning standards. Learn more by clicking HERE. 

Our 2022 NWPBIS Conference Keynote will be Dr. Erika McDowell!

Dr. McDowell is a passionate, insightful, researcher and implementer. She reminds us that belonging is the opposite of violence and from a platform of experience at each level of the public school systems, Dr. McDowell inspires, and challenges educational professionals  to consider how we prioritize and elevate belonging.

Please join us in learning from Dr. Erika McDowell as one of our featured Northwest PBIS Conference keynote speakers!

NWPBIS would like to offer thanks to

for sponsoring Dr. McDowell’s keynote.

Confirmed Workshop Topics for April 12

Future Conference Dates

April 26-28, 2023 -Portland, OR, at the Hilton Portland Downtown

April 24-26, 2024 -Tacoma, WA, the Greater Tacoma Convention Center 

April 23-25, 2025 -Portland, OR, at the Hilton Portland Downtown

April 28-May 2, 2026, Spokane, WA, at the Spokane Convention Center 

Previous Years

Thank YOU!

The Annual NWPBIS Network Conference is the largest gathering of educators, researchers, thought leaders, community partners, and practitioners in the field of School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) in the Pacific Northwest.

We are SO appreciative of the University of Washington, School Mental Health Assessment, Research, & Training (SMART) Center and the Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center & SoundSupports for their ongoing support of our annual conferences!

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