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Data Decision-Making Using the BIRS

You are using the BIRS and have data; now what? This webinar will go through the data decision-making process using the Behavior Incident Report System Data-Based Decision-Making Guide. Participants will learn about where to start with their analysis and how to drill down within the system to arrive at an actionable precision statement.


Nov 16, 2020


12:00 AM


54 Min

Certificate Info

Certificate of Attendance

A downloadable certificate is available for both live and recorded webinars. To receive the certificate, you must fill out the evaluation survey.

How to access the survey:

Live participants: You will receive an email after the webinar with the link to the survey. Recording viewers: The URL link for the survey will be displayed at the end of the webinar. You will need to type that URL into your internet browser to access the survey and certificate. Note: Type the URL exactly as you see it. URL is CASE SENSITIVE. Once you submit the survey, the certificate will appear. You can then save and/or print your certificate.

NCPMI Presenter(s)

Meghan von der Embse

University of South Florida

Meghan von der Embse is a Learning and Development Facilitator with the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities at the University of South Florida (USF). She provides training, technical assistance, and ongoing coaching supports for early childhood programs to build capacity implementing and sustaining Pyramid Model Supports. She also serves as the Assistant Director of the Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support Project at the University of South Florida. This project is funded by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.  Meghan had previously served as the Director of Behavior Support Services at Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Facilitator for the agency’s early childhood and special education preschool programs. Meghan received her Education Specialist degree in School Psychology at Miami University and is a nationally certified school psychologist. She has practiced as a K-12 school psychologist in four states (OH, MI, NC, NE) and has expertise in providing training and technical assistance with multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS).

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.

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