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					                                   SUMMARY CURRICULUM VITA

                                                Childs Karen

        Business Address:        DARES/Department of Child and Family Studies
                                 Louis de la Parte FMHI
                                 University of South Florida
                                 13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
                                 Tampa, FL 33612

        Business Phone:          Office: (813) 974-7358
                                 Center Fax: (813) 974-6115
                                 E-Mail: childs@fmhi.usf.edu

        Birth Date:              September 4, 1964

EDUCATION:
1993 University of South Florida, Master of Arts in Special Education and Emotional Disturbance

1986    Florida State University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

CURRENT POSITION: Florida’s Positive Behavior Support Project, Coordinator of Research and
Evaluation, development and monitoring of project evaluation, oversight of research activities, PBS training
(universal, classroom, targeted group, and individual levels), technical assistance for participating
schools/districts, collaboration with various agencies and education authorities, materials development and
dissemination.

RELEVANT POSITIONS:
Florida Partnership for Family Involvement in Education, Assistant Director, coordinate staff, oversee
        training, publication, dissemination and outreach. (2000-2001)
Family as Faculty Project, University of South Florida. Director, Developed this project and
        implemented it during its initial year. (1999-2000)
Florida Center for Parent Involvement, Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family
        Studies. Coordinator, develop and coordinate statewide resource center for educators and families.
        (1996-1999)
Hillsborough & Pasco Counties, Florida. Teacher in classroom for students labeled Severely
        Emotionally Disturbed. (1993-1995)
Florida Mental Health Institute at the University of South Florida, Department of Child and Family
        Studies. Technical Assistant, research with students with severe disabilities. (1990-1993)
Florida House of Representatives, Legislative Analyst, House Committee on Corrections, Probation and
        Parole. (1988-1990)

PUBLICATIONS (Peer –reviewed journals)

Kincaid, D., Childs, K., & Ki’I Kimhan, C. (In preparation). Using Survey Data to Evaluate State
Universal PBS Implementation.

Childs, K., Kincaid, D., & George, H. (In Press). A Model for Evaluation of a Universal Positive Behavior
Support Initiative. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions.

Cohen, R., Kincaid, D., & Childs, K. (2007). Measuring School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
Implementation: Development and Validation of the Benchmarks of Quality (BoQ). Journal of Positive
Behavior Interventions, 9(4), 203-213.
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Kincaid, D., Childs, K., Wallace, F, & Blase, F. (2007). Identifying Barriers and Facilitators in
Implementing School-wide Positive Behavior Support, Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. Journal
of Positive Interventions, 9(3), 174-184.

Kincaid, D., George, H., & Childs, K. (2006). Review of “Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum:
Supervisory and Direct Support Editions, Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. Journal of Positive
Behavior Interventions, 8(3), 183-188.

Kern, L., Clarke, M., Delaney, B., Childs, K., & Dunlap (2001). Improving the classroom behavior of
students with emotional and behavioral disorders using individualized curricular modifications. Journal of
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 9(4), 239-247.

Dunlap, G., Childs, K. (1996). Intervention research on students with emotional and behavioral disorders:
an analysis of studies from 1980-1993. Behavioral Disorders, 21(3), 125-136.

Clarke, S., Dunlap, G., Foster-Johnson, L., Childs, K., Wilson, D., White, R., and Gomez, A. (1995).
Improving the conduct of students with behavior disorders by incorporating student interest into curricular
activities. Behavioral Disorders, 2(4), 221-237.

Dunlap, G., Foster-Johnson, L., Clarke, S., Kern, L., and Childs, K. (1995). Modifying activities to produce
functional outcomes: effects on the problem behaviors of students with severe disabilities. Journal of the
Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 2(4), 248-258.

Kern, L., Dunlap, G., Clarke, S., and Childs, K. (1995) Student-assisted functional assessment interviews.
Diagnostique.

Kern, L., Dunlap, G., Childs, K., and Clarke, S. (1994). Using a classwide self-management program for
students with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. Education and Treatment of Children, 17(4), 445-
458.

Kern, L., Childs, K., Dunlap, G., Clarke, S., Falk, G. (1994). Using assessment based curricular
intervention to improve the classroom behavior of a student with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 27(1), 7-19.

Dunlap, G., Kern, L., dePerczel, M., Clarke, S., Wilson, D., Childs, K., White, R., Falk, 0. (1993).
Functional analysis of classroom variables and the responding of students with emotional and behavioral
disorders. Behavioral Disorders, 18(4), 275-291.

Kern-Dunlap, L, Dunlap, G., Clarke, S., Childs, K., White, R., and Stewart, M. (1992). Effects of a
videotape feedback package on peer interactions of children with serious behavioral and emotional
challenges. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 25(2), 355-364

BOOKS

Hieneman, M., Childs, K., Sergay, J. (2006). Parenting with Positive Behavior Support: A Practical Guide
to Resolving Your Child’s Difficult Behavior. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.

NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Anderson, C., Childs, K., Kincaid, D., Horner, R., George, H., Todd, A., Sampson, N., & Spaulding, S.
(2009). Benchmarks for Advanced Tiers. Unpublished instrument. Educational and Community Supports,
University of Oregon & Department of Child and Family Studies, University of South Florida.
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Kincaid, D., Childs, K., & George, H. (2005). School-wide Benchmarks of Quality. Unpublished
instrument. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (2002). Maximizing Family Involvement in the Positive Behavior Support Process (Addendum
to Facilitator’s Guide for Positive Behavior Support). Tampa, Florida: Louis de la Parte Florida Mental
Health Institute, University of South Florida.

Childs, K. & Poole, R. (1998). All Aboard for Successful Transition. Tampa, Florida: Louis de la Parte
Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION REVIEW

Guest Reviewer – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions

PROGRESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS

American Evaluation Association
Association for Positive Behavior Support

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Childs, K., Kincaid, D., & Peshak-George, H. (2009). Measuring Fidelity of Implementation of Response to
Intervention for Behavior (Positive Behavior Support) across all Three Tiers of Support. 23rd Annual
Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K., Kincaid, D., & Peshak-George, H. (2009). A Comprehensive State-wide Model for Evaluating
Tier 1/Universal Response to Intervention for Behavior. 23rd Annual Conference of the American Evaluation
Association, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K. & Putnam, R. (2009). Implementing a Three-Tiered State Evaluation Structure. 2009 National
PBIS Leadership Forum, Chicago, Illinois.

Childs, K. & Dorman, C. (2009). A Family Guide to Response to Intervention. 11th Annual Family Café
Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K. & Hieneman, M. (2009). Structuring Your Home for the Best Possible Behavior. 11th Annual
Family Café Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K. & Peshak-George, H. (2009). Using the School-Wide Benchmarks of Quality Implementation
Fidelity Measure. Workshop presented at the 6th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support,
Jacksonville, FL.

Sandomierski, T., Martinez, S., Childs, K., McGill, L., and Eccleston, C. (2009). Marrying PBS and
Response to Intervention (RtI): Three Different “Relationship” Styles. 6th International Conference on
Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, FL.

Pollard-Sage, J. & Childs, K. (2009). A Web of Knowledge: Using Internet-Based Instruction in Scaling up
PBS. 6th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, FL.

Peshak-George, H., Childs, K. & Kincaid, D. (2009). A Comprehensive State-wide Model for Evaluating
Tier 1/Universal PBS. 6th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, FL.

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Childs, K. & Neilsen-Gatti, S. (October, 2008). Powering up PBS with Parents. 2008 National Forum for
Implementers of School-wide PBS, Chicago, IL.

George, H., Childs, K., White, M., & Alvies, S. (October, 2008). Using the Benchmarks of Quality (BoQ):
from Administration to Corrective Action Planning. 2008 National Forum for Implementers of School-wide
PBS, Chicago, IL.

Childs, K. (October, 2008). Families and Positive Behavior Support. Florida Council for Exceptional
Children 62nd Annual Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Childs, K. (September, 2008). Impacting Behavior in Schools with Parent Power. STAND Pinellas
Accessing Resources Conference (SPARK), Largo, FL.

Hieneman, M., & Childs, K. (July, 2008). Mission Possible: Parents as Change Agents Using Positive
Behavior Support to Solve Children’s Behavior Problems. National Conference and Exposition on Autism
Spectrum Disorders, Orlando, FL.

Childs, K. (June, 2008). Mission Possible: Parents Equipped with PBS. 10th Annual Family Café
Conference, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL.

Childs, K. (June, 2008). Using Parent Power to Support Positive Behavior in School. 10th Annual Family
Café Conference, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL.

Childs, K. (June, 2008). Using the School-Wide Benchmarks of Quality. PBIS External Coach Leadership
Training¸ Naperville, Illinois.

Childs, K. & Sandomierski, T. (March, 2008). Increasing the Likelihood of Successful SWPBS
Implementation. Fifth International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Chicago, IL.

George, H. P., Kincaid, D., & Childs, K. (March, 2008). Data-based Decision Making Across the
Continuum for State, District, School Planning. Fifth International Conference on Positive Behavior
Support, Chicago, IL.

Childs, K. & Hieneman, M. (March, 2008). Strengthening School-Wide PBS by Engaging Families at all
Levels of Intervention. Workshop presented at the Fifth International Conference on Positive Behavior
Support, Chicago, IL.

Hieneman, M., & Childs, K. (July, 2008). Mission Possible: Parents as Change Agents Using Positive
Behavior Support to Solve Children’s Behavior Problems. National Conference and Exposition on Autism
Spectrum Disorders, Orlando, FL.

Childs, K. (February, 2008). Empowering Families and Teachers with Positive Behavior Support.
Workshop presented at 2008 Conference on Inclusive Education, Hyatt Regency Tech Center, Denver,
Colorado.

Kincaid, D., Childs, K., & Putnam, B. (October, 2007). Data-based Decision Making: Using Data within
SWPBS. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, Forum for Change, Chicago, IL.

Childs, K. (September 26-27, 2007). Training for Nebraska Positive Behavior Support Project, Kearney,
NE.

Childs, K. & Hieneman, M. (September 24-25, 2007). Training for Nebraska Positive Behavior Support
Project, Omaha, NE.
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Hieneman, M., & Childs, K. (March 10, 2007). Parenting with Positive Behavior Support. Workshop
presented at Fourth International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Boston, MA.

Kincaid, D., & Childs, K., (March 8, 2007). A Model for Evaluating the State-wide Outcomes of School-
Wide Positive Behavior Support. Fourth International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Boston,
MA.

Childs, K., C. Ki’I Kimhan, & Kincaid, D. (March 9, 2007). Why’d They Drop Out? Evaluating the
Attrition of Schools from School-Wide PBS. Fourth International Conference on Positive Behavior
Support, Boston, MA.

Childs, K., Kincaid, D., & George, H. (March 24, 2006). Using Data to Make Decisions at State, District,
and School Levels. Third International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Reno, Nevada.

Kincaid, D., Cohen, R, & Childs, K. (March 23, 2006). Measuring School-wide Positive Behavior Support
Implementation:Development and Validation of the Benchmarks of Quality (BoQ). Third International
Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Reno, Nevada.

Horner, R., Boyer, D., Rozumalski, D., Childs, K., & Bloom, J. (October, 2005). State/District Level
Evaluation of School-wide PBS: Tools & Strategies. School-wide PBS Implementation Forum, Hyatt
Regency O’Hare, Rosemount, Illinois.

Kincaid, D., Childs, K., Wallace, F., Nanoom, S., & Blasé, K. (March, 2005). What Works: Identifying
Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation of SWPBS. Second International Conference on PBS, Marriott
Waterside, Tampa, Florida.

Hieneman, M. & Childs, K. (March, 2003). Parenting with PBS: Applying Positive Behavior Support to
Address Typical Behavior Problems for Families. Second International Conference on PBS, Marriott
Waterside, Tampa, Florida.

Kincaid, D., Peshak-George, H., Childs, K., & Benito, N. (March, 2003). Using Person Centered Planning
Approaches at the Student, School, & Systems Level. First International Conference on PBS, Radisson
Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K., Herrmann, K., & O’Shannon, S. (March, 2003). Maximizing Effectiveness Using PBS
Methods in the Classroom. First International Conference on PBS, Radisson Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Kincaid, D., & Childs, K. (September, 2002). Positive Behavior Support: Systemic Solutions for
Challenging Behavior. Family Network on Disabilities, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (August, 2002). Positive Behavior Support: Systemic Solutions for Challenging Behavior in
Schools. Florida Charter School Resource Center, Alfano Center, Tampa, Florida.

Peshak-George, H., Herrmann, K, & Childs, K. (July, 2002). Positive Behavior Support: Systemic
Solutions for Challenging Behavior in Schools. Big Bend Regional PBS Initiative, Aquina Howell
Instructional Services Center, Tallahassee, Florida.

Peshak-George, H., Herrmann, K, & Childs, K. (July, 2002). Positive Behavior Support in Juvenile Justice
Settings. Big Bend Juvenile Justice, Hampton Inn, Tallahassee, Florida.

Harrower, J., Peshak-George, H., Binder, D., & Childs, K. (February, 2002). Positive Behavior Support:
Systemic Solutions for Challenging Behavior in Schools. Sarasota County Schools, Sarasota, Florida.
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Childs, K. (March, 2001). Positive Behavioral Support Awareness. Workshop presented at the School
Safety Summit, Marriott Airport, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (February, 2001). FANS: Families Achieving the New Standards in Math, Science and
Technology. Presentation at the Region III Family Involvement Conference, Tupperware Center,
Kissimmee, Florida.

Childs, K. (February, 2001). Parent-Teacher Conferencing. Presentation at the Pasco County Title I Mini
Conference, Mary Giella Elementary School, New Port Richey, Florida.

Childs, K. & Fontain, A. (February, 2001). PASSport Training Program. Presentation at the Florida
Assocation of Partners in Education Annual Conference, Omni Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K, Lindsay, K., & Choquehuanca, M. (January, 2001). Palm Beach Institute on Family
Involvement. Palm Beach County School Board Office, West Palm Beach, Florida.

Childs, K. (December, 2000). Parent-Teacher Conferencing. Presentation at the Region IV Family
Involvement Institute. Westside Conference Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (December, 2000). Family Involvement and Student Achievement: What the Research Says.
Presentation at the Region III Family Involvement Institute. Kissimmee, Florida.

Childs, K. & Lindsay, K. (November, 2000). Promoting Family Involvement in Schools. In-house Field
Trip for Suncoast Area Teacher Training Honors Program, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. & Wade, S. (May, 2000). Family as Faculty: Innovations in Teacher Training. Presentation at
the CSPD Conference, Adams Mark, St. Petersburg Beach Florida.

Childs, K. & Wade, S. (March, 2000). Opening Doors: . Presentation at the Partners in Education
Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K. (March, 2000). Parent Involvement: What Research Tells Us. Workshop presented at the
Manatee , Bradenton, Florida.

Childs, K. (December, 1999). Opening Doors: Parent Liaison Institute, Westside Conference Center,
Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, Florida.

Powell, D. & Childs, K. (October, 1999). Spanish Resources. Workshop presented at the Florida Children’s
Forum’s Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. & Begue, B. (August, 1999). F.O.C.U.S. Friends Offering Children Unlimited Success:
Accomplishments and Goals. Presentation on Educational Channel, Tampa, Florida.

Powell, D., & Childs, K. (July, 1999). Parent Involvement. Workshop presented at Goal 1 Summer
Conference, Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (May, 1999). Hispanic Parent Involvement: Focus Group Issues and Resources. Workshop
presented at the TESOL Conference, Contemporary Resort, Kissimmee, Florida.

Childs, K. & Wade, S. (March, 1999). Creating Family-Friendly Schools. Presentation at the Partners in
Education Conference, Orlando, Florida.

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Childs, K. & Poole, R. (March, 1999). Involving Families “A Fresh Perspective”. Workshop presented at
the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County, Pinellas Park, Florida.

Childs, K. & Wade, S. (December, 1998). Creating Family-Friendly Schools. Presentation at the Florida
Elementary Education Conference, Peabody Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K. & Wade, S. (September, 1998). Creating Family-Friendly Schools. Presentation at the Florida
Association of District School Superintendents Annual Leadership Conference, Safety Harbor Resort &
Spa, Safety Harbor, Florida.

Powell, D., Poole, R., & Childs, K. (August, 1998). Parent Involvement: A Fresh Perspective. Workshop
presented at the Polk County Early Childhood Summer Conference, Polk County Community College,
Winter Haven, Florida.

Poole, R. & Childs, K. (July, 1998). All Aboard for Successful Transitions. Pre-Conference training; 1998
Goal 1 Summer Conference. Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. & Poole, R. (March, 1998). Transitions: our best friends or worst nightmares. Manatee
Conference on Young Children, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Florida.

Childs, K., Poole, R., & Stevens, M. (January, 1998). Working with Culturally Diverse Families:
Enhancing Involvement. Fourth Annual Elementary Education Conference, Clarion Plaza Hotel, Orlando,
FL.

Poole, R., Childs, K. (October, 1997). Get on Board for Transition to Kindergarten. Preconference Training
presented at the Florida Children’s Forum’s Annual Conference, Radisson Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Poole, R., Childs, K. (October, 1997). Let’s All Work Together to Keep Hope Alive. Transition workshop
presented at the Florida Children’s Forum’s Annual Conference, Radisson Plaza, Orlando, Florida.

Powell, D., Childs, K. (October, 1997). Rendezvous with Parent Resources. Presentation at the Florida
Children’s Forum’s Annual Conference at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Childs, K., Poole, R., Stevens, M. (October, 1997). Working with Culturally Diverse Families: Enhancing
Parent Involvement. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Florida Children’s Forum, Radisson Plaza
Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Powell, D., Poole, R., and Childs, K. (July, 1997). The Partnership for Parent Involvement. Presentation at
the 1997 PreKindergarten Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency, Tampa, FL.

Clarke, S., Childs, K., Wright, S., and Dunlap, 0. (May, 1995). Using curricular interventions to affect the
behavior of students with emotional and behavioral challenges. Poster presentation at the Annual
Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, D.C.

de Perczel, M., Dunlap, G., Clarke, S., Gomez, A., Wilson, D., White, R., Childs, K. (October, 1994).
Developing proactive strategies to reduce problem behaviors of students with serious emotional and
behavioral challenges. Panel presented at the 1994 Florida Federation of the Council for Exceptional

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Children Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Clarke, S., de Perczel, M., Dunlap, G., Childs, K., (May, 1994). Improving the behavior of students with
emotional and behavioral disorders through the use of curricular adaptations. Symposium presented at the
20th Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, Georgia.

Kern, L., Childs, K., Clarke, S., Dunlap, G. (May, 1992). The use of student assistance to conduct
functional assessments in school settings. Annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis,
Chicago, Illinois.

Dunlap, G., Childs, K., Clarke, S., Hoover, D., Pittman, B., and Repkay, C. (October, 1992). Impacting
problem behavior through a strategy of individualized assessment. Panel presented at the 1992 Florida
Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Dunlap, G., Clarke, S., Wilson, D., Childs, K., dePerczel, M. (September, 1992). Positive behavioral
support for students with severe emotional and behavioral challenges. Symposium at the 12th annual
convention of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, Orlando, Florida.

Mann, K., Childs, K., and Mitchell, J. (October, 1989). STOP: Serious Targeted Offender Program.
Workshop presented at the 2nd Annual Conference on Prison Overcrowding, Orlando, Florida.

INSERVICE TRAININGS

Childs, K. (December 11, 2007). Benchmarks of Quality. Training for Pennsylvania Training and Technical
Assistance Network, Video-training, Tampa, FL.

Childs, K., Sandomierski, T. (September 7, 2007). Florida’s PBS Project’s Experienced Coaches Training.
Bay County Instructional Center, Panama City, Florida.

Childs, K. (August 6, 2007). Classroom Consultation Guide. Training presented at Florida’s PBS Project
Targeted Group Training. Blaise Alfano Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (August 6, 2007). I Can Problem Solve. Training presented at Florida’s PBS Project Targeted
Group Training. Blaise Alfano Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (April 4, 2007). Classroom Consultation Guide. Training presented at Florida’s PBS Project
Targeted Group Training. Blaise Alfano Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (April 4, 2007). I Can Problem Solve. Training presented at Florida’s PBS Project Targeted
Group Training. Blaise Alfano Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 19, 2006). Evaluation Procedures for Florida’s PBS Schools. Training presented at the
Experienced Coaches’ Training, Polk Community College, Winter Haven, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 19, 2006). Coaching 103: Addressing Next Steps in SWPBS. Training presented at the
Experienced Coaches’ Training, Polk Community College, Winter Haven, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 19, 2006). Evaluation Procedures for Florida’s PBS Schools. Training presented at the
Experienced Coaches’ Training, Polk Community College, Winter Haven, Florida.

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Childs, K. (July 25, 2006). Behavior Education Program Training. Egypt Lake Elementary School,
Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (June 25, 2006). Behavior Education Program. Training presented at McDonald Elementary
School, Thonotasassa, Florida.

Childs, K. (May 22, 2006). School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Booster Training. Taylor County
Schools District Office, Perry, Florida.

Childs, K. (April 4, 2006). Evaluation Procedures for Florida’s PBS Schools. Training presented at the
New Coaches’ Training, Westside Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 24, 2005). Evaluation and Data-Based Decision Making for Florida’s PBS Schools.
Training presented at the Experienced Coaches’ Training, Westside Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (April 12, 2005). Evaluation Procedures for Florida’s PBS Schools. Training presented at the
New Coaches’ Training, Westside Conference Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K., & Martinez, S. (July 29-31, 2005). 3-Day School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Training.
Wakulla County Schools District Office, Crawfordville, Florida.

Childs, K. (July 11-13, 2005). 3-Day School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Training. Taylor County
Child Development Center, Perry, Florida.

Childs, K., & Binder, D. (July 19-21, 2004). 3-Day School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Training. Bay
County Schools District Office, Panama City, Florida.

George, H., Childs, K. (July 12-14, 2004). 3-Day School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Training.
Azalea Middle School, St. Petersburg, Florida.

George, H., Bartholomew, T., & Childs, K. (June 28-July 1, 2004). 3-Day School-Wide Positive
Behavior Support Training. Azalea Middle School, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 22, 2003). Enhancing School-Wide PBS through Rewards and Adaptations in the
Classroom. Training for Richard L. Sanders Alternative School. St. Petersburg, Florida.

Childs, K. (October 17, 2003). PBS in the Classroom. Training at Wakulla High School. Medart, Florida.

Childs, K. (July 21-23, 2003). 3-Day School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Training. McDonald
Elementary School, Thonotasassa, Florida.

Herrmann, K., & Childs, K. (January 22-25, 2003). 3-Day School-wide Positive Behavior Support
Training. Polk County Schools. Bartow, Florida.

Harrower, J., Binder, D. & Childs, K. (October, 2002). Positive Behavior Support Team Training. Lake
County School Board Office, Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.

Childs, K. & Clarke, S. (June, 2001). Positive Behavioral Support. Training held at University of South
Florida, Marshall Center, Tampa, Florida.

Childs, K. (March, 2001). Family Involvement Inservice Training. Eisenhower Elementary School, West
Palm Beach, Florida.

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Childs, K. (October, 2000). Creating Family Friendly Schools. Training for Pasco County
Title I Lead Teachers, Pasco County School Board Office, Land O Lakes, Florida.

Childs, K. & (October, 2000). FANS: Families Achieving the New Standards in Math, Science and
Technology. Train-the-trainer institute, Marshall Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Poole, R. & Childs, K. (March, 1998). All Aboard for Successful Transitions. Training presented for
Hernando County PreKindergarten Program. Hernando County Schools Physical Plant, Brooksville, Florida.

Childs, K., Powell, D., and Hefner, D. (April, 1997). Florida Center for Parent Involvement Resource
Theme Books. Presentation at the Florida Children’s Forum’s Children’s Week, Capitol Plaza Double Tree
Hotel, Tallahassee, FL.

Poole, R., Childs, K., Logan, M. (August, 1997). Get on Board for Transition to Kindergarten. Workshop for
Hillsborough County Head Start Staff, Tampa, Florida.

Poole, R., Childs, K. (August, 1997). Get on Board for Transition to Kindergarten. Workshop for
Educational Research Center for Child Development conducted at University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Parent Support, Lifepoint Community Church, 2006-2008
Coordinator, Annual Wharton High School 5K Run, 2005-2008
Leader, Girl Scout Troop #1237, 2002-2006
Member, FOCUS (Friends Offer Children Unlimited Success), 1997-1998

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS/SERVICE

Ongoing Journal Reviewer, Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

Employee of the Quarter, Department of Child and Family Studies, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health
Institute, 2004




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