Each school in the St Johns County School District is provided support from a district behavior specialist. This support includes promoting Applied Behavior Analysis standards and coaching staff in the behavior change process (observation, data collection/summary, functional behavioral assessment, writing behavior intervention plans, assessing progress and demonstrating evidence-based strategies). They also provide consultation for the school’s Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) Problem-Solving Team when there are questions regarding behavior difficulty. They typically assist students with disabilities or those who are suspected of having a disability through the MTSS Problem-Solving process. If you have already spoken to the MTSS Problem-Solving Team at your school and have further questions about the involvement of a district behavior specialist, please contact George Freeman, ESE Program Specialist, at 904-547-7704.