Ionia County & Montcalm Area Intermediate School Districts

Classroom PBIS+

Participants will be able to explain the role of social, emotional, and behavioral supports in the classroom, improve academic outcomes by exploring trauma informed classroom practices and how to determine which strategies to select. Participants will describe practices that support a safe, predictable, positive and engaging classroom environment. Participants will identify active engagement strategies for use in the classroom. Participants will understand what trauma is and the impact it can have on an individual and identity ways to support staff and student wellness through strong systems and strategies. Participants will develop a plan to implement the strategies for their classroom.

9/29/2023 & 10/11/2023


Light breakfast, lunch and beverages included each day.


Access Event Flyer HERE: Classroom PBIS+


Event date(s): Friday, September 29, 2023 through Wednesday, October 11, 2023


Event times: 8:00 AM through 3:00 PM



k-12 Teachers, Counselors and Social Workers

Priority to districts within MAISD. Addl spaces may be opened beyond MAISD.


Registration is $58.00 for outside of the MAISD/local districts.


  • Many events carry a 20% discount for MAISD schools and districts. Some events are entirely free to MAISD schools and districts. See flyer (above) for details. Discount will be confirmed at billing.


  • Cancellations BEFORE the registration deadline will be at no cost. Please contact prior to the registration deadline if a cancellation is needed.


  • Cancellations AFTER the registration deadline will be charged $25. In some cases, late cancellations may be charged up to 100% of the event registration and material costs. After the registration deadline, MAISD orders materials for registered participants.






Registration open through 9/22/2023 11:45 PM

Continuing Education

SCECHs: Units - 12


Presenter(s): Kris Lindsey; Miranda Holmberg

Kris Lindsey holds a M.A. in classroom instruction with the emphasis on science and reading. Kris has been servicing education locally for over 28 years. She comes to Montcalm Area Intermediate School District with 9 years in early childhood education, 19 years in classroom teaching experiences in the elementary and middle school level and 1.5 years in multitiered systems of support (MTSS).

Miranda has been working in public education for 28 years. She started with Carson City-Crystal Area Schools as a special education resource room teacher at Crystal Elementary for eight years. She then joined Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) in September, 2002. Miranda continues to be employed with MAISD as an MTSS Consultant. Miranda earned both her Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Grand Valley State University. Her current endorsements for special education include: Cognitive Impairments, Emotional Impairments and Learning Disabilities. Miranda completed her certification, through the University of Kansas, as a professional developer for SIM® (Strategic Instruction Model) in May, 2009 for Learning Strategies. She then completed Content Enhancement Routines in January, 2012. Miranda has led several professional development sessions with the MAISD. Miranda is also a certified CHAMPS trainer, Acadience Mentor and Explicit Instruction trainer.


Registration Deadline: 9/22/2023 11:45 PM

For more information, contact: (616) 225-4700



Montcalm Area ISD - Hamler Administration Building

621 New Street
Stanton, MI 48888


Remaining registrations for this event: 36




Montcalm Area ISD - Hamler Administration Building

621 New Street
Stanton, MI 48888

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