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MU Distinguished Professor Award: Dr. Tim Lewis

November 10th, 2017|

Established in 1960, the Distinguished Faculty Award honors an outstanding member of the Faculty whose continued achievements have brought distinction to the faculty member and our University. It is awarded on the basis of the total accomplishments of the faculty member, with special emphasis on the faculty member’s relationships with students. Congratulations to our

October Catch!

October 19th, 2017|

  It is critical that students receive the supports they need, early. Allowing a student to engage in  inappropriate behaviors  too long can make it much more difficult help the student to get back on  track. Dr. Terry Scott (2016) describes this  as trying  to  stop a  snowball that is rolling

2017 Fall Early Childhood Summit November 17th!

October 18th, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our fall Program-Wide Early Childhood Summit on November 17th at the Early Childhood Center in Jackson East Elementary in Jackson, MO. This is a great opportunity to discuss, network, and share ideas with other Early Childhood Centers. Mark your calendar and register today!

Secondary Summit is November 29th!

October 18th, 2017|

Where: Raytown South High School 8211 Sterling Ave Raytown, Missouri Date: November 29, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM to  2:30 PM (registration at 8:30 AM To Register: Click here to register!

Action Planning using the Tiered Fidelity Inventory

October 9th, 2017|

The Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) helps teams to monitor systems and practices that are in place at all three tiers of SW-PBS implementation. PBIS Assessments generates several reports that can be used for action planning by helping teams to drill down and identify exactly what should be their next steps. For more information, you can

Summer Institute Call for Proposals Opens October 13th!

October 5th, 2017|

Call for Proposals for Breakout and Ignite Sessions open October 13th!   Breakout Sessions 75 minute presentation with a regional or state collaborator followed by questions Criteria: 1st Quarter Big 5 Data & Meeting Minutes or Solution Plan turned in, School Safety Survey completed, Self-Assessment Survey completed and Classroom, Non-classroom, Schoolwide subscales at 70%, quarterly

Using the School Safety Survey Reports for Action Planning

October 2nd, 2017|

The School Safety Survey (SSS) helps teams to identify student risk factors in and around the school, as well as systems that the school has in place to protect students from these different risk factors. While many of the risk factors are not directly under the school's control, the effects of these can be meliorated

Tier 2/3 Universal Screening

September 25th, 2017|

Within a tiered framework of support one important goal is to “catch” students before academic and/or behavioral challenges become severe. Universal screening provides an opportunity for all children to be considered for risk factors against identified criteria. Contact your regional consultant for more information, or take the MO SW-PBS Student Identification course to find out

DBDM/Solution Plan

September 18th, 2017|

The Data Based Decision Making/Solution Plan (DBDM/Solution Plan) is a six-step process for using student office discipline referral (ODR) data to improve student behavior and school climate. The DBDM/Solution Plan guides SW-PBS teams to select and implement targeted intensifications of evidence-based practices (prevention, teaching, positive feedback and corrective feedback). Teams are encouraged to complete an