Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Color Wheel System

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 4: Assessment and Intervention in an RTI Framework

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. determine the overall effects of the CWS.
  2. identify whether the CWS is a suitable intervention for their school/classroom and how it can be implemented with the greatest effectiveness.
  3. learn the procedures of the Color Wheel System (CWS) as a class-wide behavior management system.


The Color Wheel System (CWS) is a class-wide behavioral management system designed to increase on-task behaviors and decrease unwanted behaviors. This presentation will provide the results of a meta-analysis examining the effects of the CWS. Participants will learn about the effectiveness of the CWS as a behavioral intervention and different ways to modify the CWS to make it applicable to your classroom.



Alyssa Mitchell-Chavez, University of Kentucky
Sara Ebner, University of Kentucky
Kathleen B. Aspiranti, University of Kentucky

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