The Idaho SESTA Behavioral Learning team provides evidence based professional development with school based personnel for students who: display challenging and interfering behaviors, do not respond to typical learning strategies, and have difficulties with communication or peer interactions. Professional development is provided through local, regional and statewide training forums, webinars, Just-in-Time trainings, and coaching. Coaching supports are conducted virtually, on-site, and through appointments made with individual Behavioral Coordinators.


Idaho SESTA Behavioral Learning Team provides professional development with school and district staff members through integrated supports. Supports include virtual Office Hours as well as on-site and virtual coaching for school teams.
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Office Hours
Office Hours are scheduled appointments with individual Behavioral Coordinators via phone or video conference. Appointments offer an opportunity to access behavioral consulting, follow-up training, and guidance for implementation of evidence-based practices. Schedule Individual Office Hours

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On-site or Virtual Coaching
Coaching allows schools to access on-site or virtual guidance to support students at an individual or program-wide level. On-site coaching includes program and student evaluation that leads to the development of specific, evidence-based intervention plan. Review Behavior Coaching Agreement


Idaho SESTA Behavioral Learning Team provides professional development throughout the state through regional face to face, technical modules online, and Just in Time (JIT) online trainings. This training series will assist general and special educators, administrators, and para-educators -achieve accurate and effective practices around behavior and learning supports.

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 Regional, Face to Face trainings
 Registration and dates available on the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Calendar


  • Behavior Foundations 1: Proactive Practices (Fall)
    • Behavior Foundations 1 is one part of the Idaho Behavior Foundations Academy that will assist schools, districts, and regions achieve effective practices for students with problem behavior. Behavior Foundations 1 consists of two face-to-face trainings, one day in the Fall (October/November) and one day in the Spring (February/March). The Fall training will focus on practical applications of evidence-based intervention strategies for individuals with ineffective or problem behavior. Participants will refine their classroom management skills, and explore how to plan and implement effective interventions across settings and kids.
    • Fall Session
  • Behavior Foundations 1: Proactive Practices Workshop
    • Behavior Foundations 1 (Spring) is the second day in the Foundations 1 face-to-face series of training. Participants will use behavioral analysis principles to evaluate challenging behavior, develop accurate functional behavioral assessments (FBA), and create effective behavior intervention and support plans (BIPs and BSPs).
    • Spring Session


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  "Just in Time" Trainings


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 Technical Modules
Coming soon


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    Contact Us

    Renee Miner
    Associate Director of Statewide Technical Assistance(SESTA)
    Boise State University
    Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies
    Yanke Research Park, 220 E Parkcenter Blvd - MS1740
    Boise, Idaho 83706

    sesta logo Special Education Support & Technical Assistance (SESTA)
    Phone: 1-844-IDSESTA (1-844-437-3782)



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