SI 2013: Breakout Session #1

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Session 1A

Title

Successful Urban Leaders

Dr. Phillip Hickman, Principal; Kevin Foster, Director for Curriculum and Instruction; and Gretchen Penner, Teacher, Genesis Promise Academy, Kansas City, Mo.

Tier 2 – Application

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This urban school has gone from challenges to success in academics and behavior over a two-year period. Genesis Promise Academy is meeting the needs of the urban student by implementing SW-PBS and essential practices.

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Session 1B

Title

Recognition at Elementary

Melissa Menze and Teresa Paszkiet, Teachers and SW-PBS Coaches; and Carmen Ott, Teacher, Eugene Field Elementary, Hannibal 60 School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Learn how this elementary school helped staff understand the power and use of positive feedback to encourage expected behaviors at a high rate (4:1) in all settings. Strategies used to encourage appropriate behavior will be shared.

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Session 1C

Title

Project LAUNCH: Implementing Early Childhood Positive Behavior Support to Ensure Successful Transition to Elementary

Dr. Becky Beckner, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Iowa Wesleyan College; Susan Brawley, Consultant; Vickie Davolt, Mental Health Coordinator and Isabel Rife, Project Director/Wellness Coordinator, Project Launch; Joane Nelson, Director; and Trinette Brewer, EC and Youth Development Specialist, Child Care Aware of Central Missouri; Rachel Kryah,Project Director; and Wendy Ell, Occupational Therapist, Missouri Institute of Mental Health

Tier 1 – Foundation

Descriptor

Boone County Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is dedicated to strengthening the network of parents and providers and to establishing a nurturing community that enhances the health and wellness of children and families, allowing them to reach their full potential. A panel comprised of representatives from the Project LAUNCH-funded Early Childhood Positive Behavior Support Training/Coaching Project discusses the work that has been done with targeted child-care providers in Boone County.

Session 1D

Title

Recognition at High School

Marla Berry, Interventionist; Christen Everett, Teacher; Stacie Syler, Assistant Principal; and Katrina Yoakum, Teacher, Excelsior Springs High School, Excelsior Springs 40 School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

Descriptor

Excelsior Springs High School will share how they helped staff understand the power and use of positive feedback to encourage expected behaviors at a high rate (4:1) in all settings. Learn strategies to encourage appropriate behavior. Data, such as ODR, attendance, tardies, etc., will be shared to demonstrate the impact of their work.

Session 1E

Title

Overview of SW-PBS

Beverly Khozadi, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Central Region, University of Central Missouri; and Jill Miller, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northeast Region, Truman State University

Tier 1 – Foundation

Descriptor

This session is designed for administrators, coaches and team members who are new to MO SW-PBS and will provide an overview of the essential components of SW-PBS: common philosophy and purpose, leadership, clarifying expected behavior, teaching expected behavior, encouraging expected behavior, discouraging inappropriate behavior, ongoing monitoring and classroom effective practices.

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Session 1F

Title

A District Model for Integrated RtI Systems

Dr. Dawn Miller, Innovative Projects Facilitator, Shawnee Mission Public Schools, Shawnee Mission, Kan.

Tiers 1-3 – Enrichment

Descriptor

Discover one district’s efforts to strengthen an integrated tiered system of support addressing academic and social competencies. Session leaders will emphasize infrastructure development and efforts in progress for durable implementation and improved outcomes. This session is for educators in elementary schools who are beginning to implement a multi-tiered system of support or working to fully integrate both academic and social competency systems.

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Session 1G

Title

Use of Screening Instruments to Identify Students At-Risk

Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS; Amber Crane, Principal; Robyn Jennings, Counselor; and Angie Morris, Teacher, Van Far Elementary, Van Far R-I School District; and Lucinda Varner, Assistant Principal; Randy Sweatt, Counselor; Kathleen Henson; Vickie Vest and Penny Rassler, Teachers, Hawthorn Elementary, Camdenton R-III School District

Tiers 1-3 – Application

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This session provides implementation examples for use of a systematic screening process to identify students with social, emotional and behavioral risk.
Two schools will describe their process for screening all students and how results are used for selecting interventions.

Session 1H

Title

Self-Monitoring

Dr. Deb Childs, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tiers 1-3 – Application

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Implementing self-monitoring from Tier 1 through Tier 3.

Session 1I

Title

Leadership Overcomes Barriers

Dr. Georgetta May, Principal; Dona Gibbons, Assistant Principal; Sheryl Jones, Interventionist; Leslie Cole and Dawn Prosser, Teachers; and Cynthia Gerdes, Counselor, Raytown Middle School, Raytown C-2 School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

Descriptor

Change is never easy…especially at a middle school! Learn how the team at Raytown Middle School, with the support of administration, continues to meet the challenges of creating a positive and effective learning environment with predictable structures and practices for students and staff!

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