Applied Bullying Analysis: Contextualizing Our Approach to Understanding and Preventing Bullying Behaviors
Dr. George Sugai, Director, Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER); Co-Director, Center of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports; Professor, Special Education; Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair; University of Connecticut
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Foundation
School policy, curriculum and discipline are being shaped by increased attention on “bullying”; however, the conceptual and empirical basis for this shaping is lacking. Learn to increase the precision of our assessment and intervention efforts with bullying behavior by applying a behavior analytic approach.
Dr. George Lauritson, Principal; Paula Cantrell, Counselor; Lisa O’Donnell, Special Education; Lisa Suspancic, Instructional Coach; Robin Justice, Teacher; Partridge Elementary School, Waynesville R-VI School District; and Dr. Nanci Johnson, Data/Web Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application
Learn how an elementary school has developed systems to support teachers’ use of effective classroom practices through administrative leadership, laser focus on Effective Classroom Practices, professional development, coaching support and classroom observation with specific instructional feedback. Discover how to use this schoolwide support process to simultaneously implement SW-PBS, RtI, CW and MO Teacher Standards with fidelity.
Connected! Communicate with Parents and Community via Social Media
Kevin Lowery, Principal, Lebanon High School; Rachelle Jennings, Assistant Principal, Boswell Elementary School, Lebanon R-III School District; and Jo Ann Anderson, MO SW-PBS Consultant, South Central RPDC
Tier 1 – Enrichment
Using social media to connect families with schools is gaining momentum within Missouri school districts. Learn tips and tricks of connecting with parents where they are from two masterful media SW-PBS principals. Boswell Elementary and Lebanon High School are constantly communicating with their community using social media sites. It is estimated that 80 percent of families are utilizing mobile phones to access the Internet, school communications, Twitter, Facebook and other information. Learn to use these tools to your advantage. Bring your mobile device! @MOSWPBS
PBIS Pays Off for Parents, Students and Staff at Field Early Childhood Center
Tiffany Hoerning, Elizabeth Branscum and Brandi Ensor, Teachers, Field Early Childhood Center, Neosho R-V School District
Tier 1 – Application
Field Early Childhood Center is in their second year of implementing PBIS. Discover ideas for helping your parents become more involved with PBIS. Receive an overview of their program, as well as information on how they gather and analyze data at the early childhood level. They have learned over the past two years that “PBIS Pays Off!”
Using Tootling and Positive Peer Reporting (PPR) to Promote Generalization and Maintenance of Social-Behavioral Skills
Patti Pazdera, School Counselor and Nicki Poindexter, Classroom Teacher, Community Elementary, Community R-VI School District; and Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Tiers 2, 3 – Application
Learn two simple strategies classroom teachers can implement to promote use of prosocial, desired behaviors with students in their classrooms. Both techniques are easy to deliver, fit well within the SW-PBS framework and offer a fun way to reinforce behavior expectations that have already been taught.