SI 2013: Breakout Session #2

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Session 2A

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Collaborative Teaming: How to Align Work Across Initiatives

Rita Linhart, Principal; Amy Olinger, Title 1 Instruction; Reecie Hale and Jennifer Howerton, Teachers, Westview Elementary, Excelsior Springs 40 School District

Tiers 1-3 – Application

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Westview Elementary School will share their work in aligning initiatives such as PLC, PBIS, RtI and data teams across the three-tiered model. The team will also share strategies for sustaining their efforts across multiple years of implementation.

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Session 2B

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Creative Teaching Ideas – Elementary

Angella Taylor, Counselor; Megan Shoemaker and Cheri Vanderpool, Teachers, Walt Disney Elementary, Marceline R-V School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Discover how this elementary school got creative when writing and teaching schoolwide, non-classroom and classroom expectations, rules and procedures. Learn about their school-year plan for the ongoing teaching of all expectations and rules.

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Session 2C

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From Pre-Service to Practice: What Every Preschool Teacher Needs to Know

Dr. Becky Beckner, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Iowa Wesleyan College

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Dr. Beckner has identified key skills for teaching social behaviors that every early childhood instructor should not only know, but know how to successfully implement in the classroom. Discover these “lessons learned” as well as a general overview of key social behavioral teaching skills and how to employ them.

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Session 2D

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Fly Like an Eagle: The Student Voice of Ruskin High School

Chad Ryerson, Principal; Terri L. Redden, Teacher and PBIS Chair; June Hollowell-Ross, Teacher and PBIS Co-Chair; Kelly Kreisel, Teacher and PBIS Recorder; Dominque Basuby, Malik Barbour, Jarrett Bell, Kiestan Burrell, Alisha Hollister, Talia Nelson, Mikyla Rhodes, and Liliana Valenzuela, PBIS Student Panel Representatives, Ruskin High School, Hickman Mills C-1 School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Creating a school culture that fosters respect and responsibility requires participation from all of its stakeholders – including the students. Our PBIS student panel representatives will share their strategies to improve student academic success and increase faculty expectations. PBIS committee members will share their journey of transforming the culture of an urban high school.

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Session 2E

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PBS Down Under

Jill Schofield, Positive Behaviour for Learning Coordinator, New South Wales Department of Education and Communities, New South Wales, Australia

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Key to successful student outcomes is the adoption and adaptation of evidence-based practices within the SW-PBS framework. Learn how schools within New South Wales, Australia, applied the positive behaviour support process, and the impact it has had on students and schools (preschool through high school). Innovative practices supporting student voice will be shared.

Session 2F

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PBS 101

Suzan Wilson, Pam Rodriguez, Angeline O’Neal and Stepanie Blakely, Teachers; and Jennifer Jorel, Reading Specialist, SW-PBS Coach and Tier 2/3 Facilitator, Saeger Middle School, Francis Howell R-III School District

Tier 1-2 – Application

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Saeger Middle School will share data on a strategy developed to provide students with additional practice on Tier 1 expectations. PBS 101 is used as a preventive measure with students who are approaching their Tier 2 data-decision rules.

Session 2G

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Implementation of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) in School Settings

Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS; Roger Moore, Assistant Principal; Teresa King, Counselor; and Tiffany Piercy, Teacher, Lebanon Junior High School, Lebanon R-III School District; and Bobbie Russell, Principal; Janelle Stanek, Assistant Principal; Jenny Stanek, Jenny Westphal, Kelli Jasper and Megan Abramczyk, Teachers, Warrior Ridge Elementary, Warren County R-III School District

Tier 3 – Enrichment

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Hear an overview of recommended steps for conducting FBA and learn how one junior high school team worked to develop a system for conducting FBA in their setting.

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Session 2H

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Building a Tier 1 System in a Tier 3 School

Michele Thomason, Principal; Rachelle Keller, Adam Lewis, Steve Pierson and Ida Russell, Teachers, Colgan Alternative Resource Center, St. Joseph School District

Tier 1 – Foundation

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Representatives from three different Colgan Center alternative programs (K-6 alternative program, 7-12 alternative program, and K-12 most-restrictive IEP environment) will provide an interactive session focusing on how to provide Tier 1 supports in Tier 3 environments. Learn how to differentiate PBIS Tier 1 structures to meet the needs of all at-risk students. Receive examples and templates used by the Colgan Center that can easily be adapted to meet the needs in participant classrooms and schools.

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