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Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan

Hannigan, Jessica

Educational Consultant Dr. Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan works with school districts and county offices in California on designing and implementing effective, successful school and district Response to Intervention (RTI) behavior systems.  She trains schools on the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Champion Model System that she designed, focusing on teaching teachers, administrators, and support staff to create behavior RTI systems similar to academic systems in schools. She is an adjunct professor at Fresno State University in the Educational Leadership Department as well as an adjunct faculty at Fresno Pacific University. 

Areas of expertise
  • Response to Intervention (RTI) – Academics/Behavior
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Effective Behavior systems (School-Wide, Targeted, and Individualized)
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • General Education/Special Education Behavior Interventions
  • Alternative Discipline
  • Equity in Discipline
  • Restorative Practices
  • Positive School Culture
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)


  • Social-Emotional Learning: Changing the Culture of School Discipline: This workshop is designed to provide an overview of how to create effective social-emotional behavior systems: Tier 1 (school-wide), Tier 2 (small-group/targeted), and Tier 3 (individualized) in schools. This workshop will provide examples for educators on how to incorporate social-emotional practices in each tier of intervention in order to support a culture of school discipline that focuses on teaching behaviors similar to teaching academics.

What People are Saying

“Attending this workshop has helped me become a better leader at my school. It helped me learn the importance of addressing behavior similar to academics when working with students who are demonstrating challenging behaviors in school. I recommend this workshop for all educators. Looking at behavior systems in this way is eye opening and will change the culture of your school in a positive way.”

Principal, Sanger Unified School District