Behavior Intervention Services

Behavior Intervention Services provides comprehensive behavior intervention and support to school teams for students receiving general and/or special education services. Services are provided for students Pre-K through grade 12. Each of the eight Clusters within Fairfax County Public Schools has been assigned two Behavior Intervention Teachers who provide behavior support and intervention services to individual schools. Under the supervision of the program manager and the guidance of the school principal, the Behavior Intervention Teachers provide assistance to schools within their assigned Cluster on the design and implementation of behavioral prevention and intervention strategies and support services.

Our Mission: Behavior Intervention Services is committed to:

  • Providing collaborative behavioral support to teachers and school teams to help build capacity to meet the needs of a broad range of students.
  • Providing professional development opportunities for school staff in the design and implementation of research based behavior strategies.
  • Building collaborative partnerships with parents by providing workshop opportunities and bridging the home and school environments.
  • Assisting school teams in the development, collection and analysis of data to provide informed, effective behavioral programming for students.roviding school teams with student crisis intervention support.

Quick Links:

Behavior Intervention Services Program Profile

Guidelines on the Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion For Students with Disabilities

Positive Behavior Approach

Parent Resource Center/Classes

School Psychology Services

Social Work Services

Functional Behavioral Assessment

Student Safety and Wellness

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Bullying Prevention

Video Messages:

Mike Bloom

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Insight Video: Interview with Mike Bloom, Program Manager, BIS


Sara Cooner
Program Manager

Miriam Giotta
Behavior Intervention Specialist

Webpage Curator

Keyanna Williams

Last Updated

January 26, 2015