SI 2014: Breakout Session #8

Session 8A

Title

Effective District Leadership

Cheri Thurman, Assistant Superintendent, Wentzville R-IV School District; Dr. Deb Childs, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support; and Karen Westhoff, MO SW-PBS Consultant, St. Louis EducationPlus

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Foundation

Descriptor

Developing systems to support the coordination of a leadership team at the district level: one district’s journey through the benefits and challenges of developing a district team to support multi-tiers of support for academic and behavioral student success.

Resources

8A_SI2014

Session 8B

Title

Using Academic and Behavioral Interventions in the Classroom

Dr. Laura Riffel, Director, Behavior Doctor Seminars

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

Descriptor

This session will describe and provide multiple examples of three levels of contingencies and rewards that should be built into school and classroom management systems.

Resources

Session 8C

Title

Teacher Evaluation Standards and MO SW-PBS

Margie Shean, SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC and Kelley Ritter, SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC

Tier 1 – Foundation

Descriptor

Participants will make the connections between SW-PBS and high-priority teacher standards that will result in increased student engagement and less teacher frustration. By utilizing the classroom management checklist and effective teaching practices of SW-PBS, teachers will design their own highly effective classroom that increases the time to teach with less disruptive behavior.

Session 8D

Title

Use of a Structured Peer Observation Process to Monitor Classroom Level PBS Implementation

Christie Lewis, School Counselor, South Park Elementary School, Moberly School District; Jessica Schumacher, School Counselor and Angela Wimmer, Instructional Coach, Williamsburg Elementary School, North Callaway County R-I School District; Danielle Starkey, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Heart of Missouri RPDC; and Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support

Tier 1 – Application

Descriptor

This session describes a process in which schools partnered with their regional SW-PBS consultant to conduct observations of classroom-level PBS implementation. Learn how observations schedules were developed, using instructions provided by the SW-PBS consultant for identifying examples of clear expectations and rules, evidence of routines, and use of positive specific feedback and effective corrections. Discover how data was collected and how the collected data was used to identify PBS practices that could be added to their action plan.

Resources

8D_STI2014

Session 8E

Title

Power of Elementary Student Voice and Choice

Kim Mauck, Principal, Mill Creek Elementary, Belton 124 School District

Tier 1 – Application

Descriptor

Do you want more students to be involved in your school? How do you get feedback from your students and use it to guide your school? Research says that student choice is paramount, so why don’t we use it more often? Receive ideas that you can implement tomorrow in your school. Capture student voice and use it to make your school a positive place to learn.

Resources

Session 8F

Title

Strategically Implementing Tier 2 Systems, Data and Practices

Betty Ennis and Diane Feeley, Tier 2/3 Consultants, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support

Tier 2 – Application

Descriptor

Learn how to implement Tier 2 systems, data and practices from the planning stages to complete implementation. Receive a suggested timeline to use as a general guide for teams.

Session 8G

Title

Behavior Intervention Planning: Efficient Strategies to Monitor Student Progress

Dr. Terry Bigby, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support

Tier 3 – Application

Descriptor

Participants will use case studies to identify monitoring strategies by responding to the following questions:
1. In what settings should data collection occur?
2. What behaviors should be monitored?
3. What is the simplest way to collect data?
4. How often should data be collected?
5. How will data be analyzed and used to guide decisions regarding plan implementation?

Session 8H

Title

PBIS Supports the Needs of Students At-Risk

Lori Forte, Principal; Maya Roofe, Teacher; Sylvester Gibson, Interventionist; and Future Mims, Nolana Williams and Jack Lunn, Students; Raytown Success Academy, Raytown C-2 School District

Tiers 2, 3 – Application

Descriptor

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.

Resources

8H_SI2014