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Addressing BIRS Implementation Challenges

Are you using the BIRS or are you planning to use it and have questions about the Excel spreadsheet, the form, or how to begin using it in your program? This webinar will go through some of the common issues programs face when implementing the BIRS and address your questions.


Sep 24, 2020


12:00 AM


52 min

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NCPMI Presenter(s)

Myrna Veguilla Figueroa

University of South Florida

Myrna Veguilla Figueroa, MSMS, MPH is a Senior Social & Behavioral Researcher in the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences of the University of South Florida in Tampa. Her work includes evaluation activities for the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) and the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center), supporting research and development teams on funded projects examining Pyramid Model implementation, as well as developing data tools and guiding programs in their use of data. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Measurement and Evaluation at the University of South Florida.

Anna Winneker

University of South Florida

Anna Winneker has a professional and educational background working with children identified with emotional/behavior disorders in settings ranging from residential treatment to inclusion. She completed her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in exceptional student education and qualitative research. Anna currently directs the Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support Project at USF. This project supports early childhood education programs to implement the Pyramid Model program-wide with fidelity. She also works with the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations to develop products and provide technical assistance for promotion of social-emotional competence and inclusive practices for young children and families. Anna has experience providing training and technical assistance to implement evidence-based practices within a multi-tiered framework in a variety of settings including state-level agencies, school systems, childcare programs and classrooms.

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