SI 2014: Breakout Session #2

Session 2A

Title

Increasing Student Engagement and Positive Behavior with Movement and Music

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

Tier 1 – Enrichment

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Do you wish your students were more ready to pay attention and start work each day? This session demonstrates how you can get students moving and focused to be more successful throughout the day.

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Session 2B

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Transforming Three Silos into One Bin

Cory Kessler and Angela O’Brien, Teachers, Highland Elementary School, Lewis County C-1 School District

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Highland Elementary has been implementing RtI for three years in three different areas. Join the behavior and academic coaches as they share their journey of bringing math, reading and behavior interventions (three silos) into one fully-integrated multi-tiered system of support (one bin).

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Session 2C

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Sustaining SW-PBS in the High School Classroom

Jennifer Timmons, Assistant Principal and Heidi Bauer, School Counselor, Winfield High School, Winfield R-IV School District; and Danielle Starkey, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Heart of Missouri RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Learn how to ensure fidelity of implementation of SW-PBS at the classroom level, with specific emphasis on key practices related to sustainability of SW-PBS over time and positive student outcomes. Practices include regular acknowledgment of expected behaviors, matching instruction to student ability and staff access to additional supports.

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Session 2D

Title

Supporting Data Collection in Early Childhood

Amy Dewart, Teacher, Early Childhood Special Education, Washington School District; Susanna Hill, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support; and Jo Ann Anderson, MO SW-PBS Consultant, South Central RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Discover awareness training to support school leadership’s collection, reporting and analysis of data needed for efficient and effective implementation of SW-PBS. What data do we have available for early childhood? Learn the simplest way to gather data, what to do with it, and see products used for data collection and analysis.

Session 2E

Title

Student Voice: Empowering Students and Staff

Jim Walters, Director of Professional Learning and Teacher Support, Confluence Charter Schools; and Drew Schwartz, MO SW-PBS Consultant, St. Louis EducationPlus

Tier 1 – Application

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Learn how to empower principals and teachers to involve students in the SW-PBS process. By using “voice and choice” as a mantra, students feel more engaged in the process and consequently build better relationships with their teachers and peers. Discover how to coordinate a successful “student retreat” and lessons learned by Confluence School District.

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Session 2F

Title

The Counselor’s Role in Tier 2 Intervention

Katherine Littlejohn, Counselor; Dana Barnes, Reading Specialist; and Beth Jorgensen, Teacher; Ellis Elementary School, Clinton County R-III School District; and Rick Greiner, Counselor; Sunshine Elementary School, Springfield R-XII School District

Tier 2 – Application

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Learn the counselor’s role as a Tier 2 team member in implementing Tier 2 interventions, training staff about Tier 2 interventions, and communicating with staff, students, and parents about Tier 2 intervention. Discover how to determine if a student participates in a small group social skills intervention or a more traditional counseling group, how counseling responsibilities have changed as a result of being involved with Tier 2 implementation and how PBIS materials are utilized for other counseling responsibilities.

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Session 2G

Title

Interconnecting Systems of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support and School Mental

Dr. Mark Weist, Director, Clinical Community Program, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Learn about progress being made across the country in moving to depth and quality in a multi-tiered model of prevention, support and intervention to promote positive behavior, emotional health and school success for students. A number of states and national centers for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) and School Mental Health (SMH) are working closely and effectively together through the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF) to assure quality programs, systematic decision making using data, strong team functioning, and implementation support to assure programs at Tiers 1, 2 and 3 are being implemented effectively and leading to the achievement of valued outcomes. Participants will review work being developed at the national, state, district and building levels.

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Session 2H

Title

Including Students in Goal Setting, Progress Monitoring and Transition

Susan James, Principal, Beacon Alternative Program, Joplin School District

Tiers 2, 3 – Application

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Learn to help students become more responsible for their academic and social/behavioral success. Topics will include collaborative identification of social/behavioral and academic goals, tracking social/behavioral and academic progress, communicating progress to sending school and collaborative planning and implementation of transition activities.

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