NV TACSEI Site Resources

Solution Kit materials:

Large Solution Kit

Small and Medium Solution Kit Cards

All Problem Solving Documents including solution kits, Tucker Turtle steps to calm down, and problem solving steps.

Other Resources:

Stop-Go Activity Signs and Activity Cards – Used to support teaching of behavior expectations

First-Then Board and Icons

Transition Cue Cards – Used to support engagement during classroom transitions.

NEW – Follow this link to Head Start Center for Inclusion classroom visual supports

Follow this link to the Teaching Tool Kit, a free product created by the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI). This toolkit contains practical strategies to support children with challenging behavior.

Visit Results Matter to view a video example of a teacher using an ipad to capture children using problem strategies during class activities. The teacher then plays the video back to all the children in the class and they discuss the strategy together.

Additional resources for Teachers/Caregivers form the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). Resources include Social Stories, tools for building relationships, a social-emotional book list and Book Nooks, and tools for teaching social-emotional skills.

Data collection tools:

Click here to find a general Nevada TASCEI data collection timeline.

The Benchmarks of Quality is used to help model demonstration site leadership teams assess their progress in Program-Wide implementation of the Pyramid Model.

The Monthly Program Action Form is used to collect data on the quantity and type of actions programs take in response to children’s challenging behaviors. See the Monthly Program Action Instructions  for more information.

The Behavior Incident Report Form is used to collect data on the number of instances of problem behaviors. These are behaviors that are resistant to guidance techniques including physical aggression, running away, and/or self-injurious behavior. See the Behavior Incident Report Instructions for more information.

The Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool™ (TPOT™), Research Edition is used to assess the implementation of the Pyramid Model in classrooms for children who are 2-5 years old.

The Teaching Pyramid Infant-Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS) is a tool similar to the TPOT and measures implementation of the Pyramid Model practices in infant/toddler classrooms. It focuses on the observation of adult behaviors and environmental arrangements specific to supporting the social-emotional development of infants and toddlers.

The Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional 2nd edition™ (ASQ-SE2™) is a social-emotional screening tool. It contains nine age-appropriate questionnaires which are completed by caregivers/teachers to identify the social and emotional competence of young children ages one month to 72 months (6 years) old.