Skip to the content

Awards

Juvenile Corrections Center- St. Anthony Named Finalist for the 2020 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce Juvenile Corrections Center- St. Anthony (JCCSA) in St. Anthony, ID as one of the finalists for the 2020 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the correction category. JCCSA was selected as a finalist for their impressive plan to improve mental health programming. The PbS team’s strategy focused on mental health programm ...

Congratulations to the 2020 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalists

The PbS Kids Got Talent Contest launched in 2015 to challenge the field to extend their commitment to treating all youths as one of our own. The PbS team is very grateful for all of the entries we received this year despite the many challenges and obstacles our communities are facing. This year, we received a total of 30 entries. After careful consideration and a lot of video- ...

Applications Now Open for the 2020 PbS Scholarship Award

The PbS Scholarship Application Form is available on the PbS website. The application requires a one-page essay describing how the applicant will use their education to pay it forward, a letter of recommendation and documentation or verification of acceptance into the educational program.

PbS 25th Anniversary Spotlight: Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Winners

A review of how Ferris School accomplished their goals of winning a PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for their facility improvements in keeping kids safe.

Green Hill School Named Finalist for the 2019 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce Green Hill School (GHS) in Chehalis, WA as one of the finalists for the 2019 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the correction category. GHS was selected for their strategic approach to reducing the use of room confinement and the eventual closure of the facility’s segregation unit. As described by facility staff at G ...

Great Strokes from Grand Mesa Youth Service Center

2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Grand Mesa Youth Service Center PbS is thrilled to call L. N. a finalist for the 2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Grand Mesa Youth Service Center. The incredibly talented artist submitted a detailed painting of a bird that was featured in the June 2019 PbS e-newsletter! Thank you for sharing your talent with us and co ...

What You Know About Ferris School?

2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Ferris School We are pleased to present the finalists for the 2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Ferris School: I. L., J. G., J. C. and Z. M.! The group wrote the music and produced the entire video themselves through an intense music program. Great job on the collaborative efforts! Thanks for sharing your talents and co ...

Snowden Cottage Named Finalist for the 2019 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce Snowden Cottage in Wilmington, DE as one of the finalists for the 2019 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the community residential category. Snowden Cottage was selected for their thoughtful plan to increase family engagement to reduce fear for safety. The PbS team at Snowden Cottage was concerned when less than 100% ...

Copper Lake School’s Masterful Poet

2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Copper Lake School PbS is pleased to call Z. C. a finalist for the 2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Copper Lake School. Z.’s poem for her mother was moving and touching. Thank you for sharing your talent with us and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the video here. The annual PbS Kids Got Talent Contest in ...

Wonderful Words from Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility

2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility We are thrilled to present H. R. from Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility who delivered an incredibly thoughtful and intelligently spoken performance woven with Greek mythology. Thank you for sharing your talent, H. R., and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the v ...

PbS has been a partner in assisting this facility to become a dynamic work environment that is not satisfied with maintaining the status quo.