The adventures of a fourth grade teacher in East Central Illinois.

PBIS Posters

As a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) district and school, we are committed to setting clear expectations for all students and holding them accountable for meeting or exceeding those expectations. We teach these expectations to students throughout the year but, really, they apply to anyone in our building, including parents, teachers, and other staff members. The reason is simple: if we are going to expect students to be safe, respectful, and responsible, we need to be doing our part in modeling what being safe, respectful, and responsible look and sound like!

To help everyone know what the expectations are, we have had posters put up around the building. These used to be sheets of 11×14 paper with tables of information and clipart, all made with Microsoft Word. They were not the worst posters in the world, but our PBIS team felt that we could do something better.

A graphic designer had been enlisted to help redesign the posters but, after a lengthy period of time, he had to admit that he simply had too many other projects on his plate, and so a new designer was enlisted.

I happen to know this designer very well; she is my wife. She designed the banner and background for this blog (as well as for our One Million Minutes blog), and has done other projects for our school in the past. Working with the information that the PBIS team had provided and given a fair degree of creative license, she came up with these new PBIS posters that are now hanging on the walls throughout our building:

Besrr-sizes copy Besrr copy

8.5×11 pdf     11×17 pdf     18×24 pdf

The posters in the building have our Wiley School logo and look amazing! (And I’m not just saying that because my wife did them! They really are the best PBSI posters I have ever seen anywhere, and I have been in a lot of different schools!) After talking with my principal about it, it was decided that we should make these available for other schools to use, if they so desire. So here’s the deal: if you are a school or other nonprofit organization that wants to use these posters, feel free to do so! You can download a pdf of each poster (there are eleven in all) in the three sizes listed above.

If you are interested in using the basic design but would like to have them personalized with your organization’s own specific expectations and logo, please leave a comment and I will gladly send you more information! Please be aware that, due to the amount of time that it takes to customise these posters, there will be a charge for the time spent, but also note that my wife is very aware of the limited funds of schools and purposely makes an effort to keep costs to a minimum! For example, if all you need changed is some of the text and your school logo used, the cost will typically be around $30! (By comparison, most professional designers will charge anywhere from $45-60 per hour, which could make a design project like this cost anywhere from$225-300.) Other chargeable changes include altering the “icon” images to the left of the expectations or redesigning your school logo! Finally, due to time constraints, we are only able to provide personalized posters in two sizes: 8.5×11 and 18×24.


11 responses

  1. Hello,

    I am interested in the PBIS posters and would like to see if I can have them modified to fit the needs of our school. Please email me at with more information.


    May 12, 2014 at 2:52 pm

  2. Keisha Bell


    I am also interested in the PBIS posters and I am inquiring about having them modified to fit our Head Start preschool program. Please email me at with more information at your earliest convenience.

    Thank you,


    July 7, 2014 at 11:32 am

    • Roseann Basford

      Hi. I am a principal at an elementary building and I would be very interested in having these posters done for my school. I would need a few modifications and would like our school name on them. Thank you so much. They are beautiful!

      January 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm

  3. Susan Battyanyi

    I am very interested and would like more info. I would need a change one of the expectation requirements. Please email me at susiq246@yahoo?com.
    Thank you! Susan

    July 28, 2014 at 11:38 am

  4. Derek


    I’m also very interested in getting some more information about these posters–they look incredible! I work at an alternative school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders and these would need to be customized to match our expectations. My email is Thank you!

    August 1, 2014 at 9:40 pm

  5. Jennifer Campbell

    I would like to have an editable version as well. Please email me at

    August 13, 2014 at 2:17 pm

  6. Erica Orgiefsky

    I would love to have these PBIS posters at my school. I am the leader for the PBIS team and it is our first year implementing the program. Please email me at I would only need the school name changed! Thank you!

    February 25, 2015 at 6:12 am

  7. Judy Thermitus-Campbell

    Good morning,
    I am interested in personalizing the posters and would like to ask for more details.

    Thank you and I’m looking forward to your reply!

    September 11, 2015 at 10:45 am

  8. Abby Turgeon

    I am interested in more information about the PBIS Posters. Please email me at with details.

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful resource.

    March 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm

  9. Jennifer Jimenez

    Hi! I would love to use these posters at my school. We are developing a PBIS team. Please let me know how to get them personalized.

    May 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm

  10. Dora Proa

    Send me more information. To

    June 13, 2017 at 8:44 am

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