Travis Dimmit, Principal, North Nodaway Junior/Senior High School, North Nodaway R-IV School District
Tiers 1 – Foundation
A large part of managing positive classrooms is giving kids many different opportunities and ways to respond to and process information. In this workshop, the presenter will break down and model strategies that lead to effective learning as originally outlined by Dr. Robert Marzano.
First Step to Success: An Intervention for Young Children with Problem Behavior
Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS
Tier 2 – Application
Learn about First Step to Success, an early- intervention program designed for young children (K-2) who show early signs of antisocial, acting-out behavior. The program incorporates adult praise and feedback, positive reinforcement, social skills training, teacher and parent involvement, and a timeout/cost contingency. It also includes techniques to promote generalization of behavior change across the school day and in the home.
A Window into Their World: Supporting Missouri’s Youth in Juvenile Justice
D. Tichelle Bruntmyer, Doctoral Student, Department of Special Education, University of Missouri-Columbia
Tiers 1-3 – Enrichment
Receive an overview of the juvenile justice system in Missouri and suggestions on how local schools can support success for students returning to their home communities. Questions and discussion are strongly encouraged.
Gordon Way, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City Region, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Tier 1 – Foundation
See a demonstration of the Big 5 Generator (including EC version) data collection tool (individual student data) and data decision-making. For this hands-on session, a computer and download tools are required.
René Saner, Principal; Rick Greiner, Counselor; Mary Downing and Kim Strubberg, Teachers, Sunshine Elementary; and Lora Hopper, Principal, Portland Elementary, Springfield R-XII School District
Tier 1 – F0undation
SW-PBS systems give students the tools to reduce bullying behavior through the blending of schoolwide positive behavior support, explicit instruction and a definition of the bullying construct through six already developed lessons. Participants will view the materials and presentation used at Sunshine Elementary.
Behavior Intervention Plans (Part 2): Creating Clear and Measurable Goals
Dr. Terry Bigby, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS
Tier 3 – Enrichment
Participants will develop specific, observable and measurable goals for behaviors identified in the competing behavior pathway.
PSchool Counselors and SW-PBS: A Perfect Blend!
Megan Freeman, Assistant Director, Effective Practices, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Jo Ann Anderson, MO SW-PBS Consultant, South Central RPDC, Missouri University of Science and Technology; Betty Ennis and Susanna Hill, Tier 2/3 Consultants, MO SW-PBS; and Danielle Starkey, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Heart of Missouri RPDC
Tiers 1-3 – Foundation
Students and staff of Raytown Success Academy Alternative school will describe how the success of each student is supported through positive behavior supports. Students benefit from the structure and consistency provided through teaching the expectations of the R.S.A. Matrix. Appropriate behaviors are supported through the R.S.A. Level system. Finally, students are accountable for minor and major behaviors through positive redirection and individualized student plans leading to students’ behavioral and academic success.