The Idaho SESTA Statewide Behavioral Coordinators provide 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 regional and statewide trainings, webinars, and coaching. Coaching supports are provided off-site (phone, email, or online meetings) or on-site through an agreement made between a school and Idaho SESTA.

What's New?

FBA and BIP Tutorials

Functional Behavior Assessments: Conducting and Completing an Informative Assessment

This training familiarizes the user with an understanding of how to conduct a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA), in an effort to inform behavior change through an effective Behavior Intervention Plan.

Creating an Effective Behavior Intervention Plan for Lasting Behavior Change
This Training will help the user develop a targeted and effective Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) to support lasting behavior change in students with challenging behavior.

Supports - Coaching

Idaho SESTA Statewide Behavioral Coordinators provide professional development with school and district staff members through integrated supports. Coaching includes off-site supports via phone, email, or online meetings while on-site supports are offered through an agreement-based process between a school and Idaho SESTA.
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Off-site Supports
 Behavioral Coordinators are available - via phone, email, and online meetings - to offer behavioral consulting, follow-up training, and guidance for implementation of evidence-based practices.  To connect with a Behavioral Coordinator, please submit a request form. Submit a Request Form

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On-site Supports
Behavioral Coordinators are available to provide on-site coaching to schools through an agreement-based process. On-site coaching can support students at an individual or program-wide level.  To learn more about the on-site coaching process, please review the agreement form. Review On-site Agreement Form


Idaho SESTA Statewide Behavioral Coordinators provide professional development through statewide and regional face-to-face trainings, as well as, webinar and other online trainings. Trainings are designed to assist general and special educators, administrators, and paraprofessionals to implement effective behavior and learning practices.

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District-Based Behavior Training

 New for Spring 2018, Idaho SESTA will be offering District-Based Behavior Training focused on building behavioral competencies and program development for students with ASD, behavioral disorders, or low incidence disabilities. Administrators or building principals can request District-Based training through the Idaho SESTA Request Assistance page:  Administrators making a District-Based Behavior Training request will receive a follow-up screening call where training outcomes and timelines will be discussed. Training is provided as resources are available.   To learn more about District-Based Behavior Training please review the Overview. District-Based Behavior Training Overview  

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 Webinar Training 

Want to delve deeper into Educating the Difficult Learner training?  Join us for a 4-part webinar series exploring many of they key concepts and principles discussed in our two day behavior based training surrounding challenging behavior and appropriate instruction

Difficult Learners Webinar Series - Fall 2017/Winter 2018

Behavior 101 Webinars

This four-part series was designed as a follow-up to the Behavior 101 face-to-face training presented in the Fall of 2018 and is available for all educators online.

Part 1: Understanding Behavior
Part 2: PIC/NIC
Part 3: Making Sense of Motivation
Part 4: Preventing Challenging Behavior

Behavior Resources

Contact Us

Barbara Broyles

SESTA Project Coordinator
University of Idaho
Center on Disabilities & Human Development
Moscow, Idaho

Renee Miner

SESTA Statewide Associate Director of
   Behavior, Autism and Low Incidence Disabilities
Boise State University
Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies
Boise, Idaho

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Phone: 1-844-IDSESTA (1-844-437-3782)



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