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Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D., is a professor of special education and director of the University of Oregon’s Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior. He directs federal, state, and local research and demonstration projects related to positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS), response to intervention (RtI), youth violence prevention, alternative education, juvenile delinquency prevention and treatment, and school safety. Sprague began his career as a teacher of students with low-incidence cognitive disabilities. He has coauthored the Best Behavior program, several guidebooks and reports, and more than 150 journal articles and book chapters. He currently directs an R01 research project from the National Institute in Drug Abuse to conduct the first evaluation of the effects of PBIS in middle schools and is co-principal investigator on four Institute of Education Sciences Goal 2 development projects.

Programs By Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D.

Best Behavior, Second Edition