SI 2015: Breakout Session #4

Session 4A

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Equity and SW-PBS Part 1: Using Discipline Data to Assess and Address Disproportionality

Dr. Kent McIntosh, Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Oregon

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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The first of a two-part session will walk participants through their discipline data and a structured process of using it to identify equity challenges and understand why they are happening.

Session 4B

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Strengthening SW-PBS with Student Teams

Molly Kuebler, Intervention Coach; Student Leadership Team; Excelsior Springs Middle School, Excelsor Springs 40 School District; Diane Feeley, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tier 1 – Application

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Learn how to unleash the power of student leadership to strengthen SW-PBS practices. Honoring student voice and empowering student leadership are powerful ways to teach and encourage expected behaviors, improve school climate and prevent bullying. Hear one school’s student team share their journey and describe how they develop SW-PBS lessons and videos for their middle school. Students will outline the planning process for incentives and celebrations held at school and describe their role as student ambassadors in the transfer student induction process. Receive resources and action steps to help with implementation in the fall.

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Session 4C

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Monitoring Implementation of Effective Classroom Practices

Joseph Moore, Teacher; Leanna Isaac, Counselor; North Elementary School, Jackson R-II School District; Cynthia Matthew, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, Southeast RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Learn the processes used in one elementary school to monitor effective classroom practices, including the adjustments that have been made to the processes over time. Leave with a plan to monitor routine implementation of MO SW-PBS effective classroom practices.

Session 4D

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The Wildcat Way – A Preschool Approach to SW-PBS

Tiffany Hoerning, Brandi Ensor and Amanda Ohlhausen, Teachers; Dr Trish Wilson, Director; Field Early Childhood Center, Neosho R-V School District; Susanna Hill, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tier 1 – Application

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Receive an overview of Field Early Childhood Center’s SW-PBS program as well as their system for training new staff. Ideas for unconventional monthly training and data meetings will be shared. Learn how to use staff recognition and monthly incentives to foster a positive school climate as well as encourage staff buy-in. The ideas presented are appropriate for anyone who wants to bring new ideas to their SW-PBS program.

Session 4E

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Release the Creativity with App Smashing

Jo Ann Anderson, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS; Diane Gremp, Technology Director, South Central RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Enrichment

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What is App Smashing? Creating content in one app, transferred into another app and sometimes a third app! App Smashing allows for the learning opportunities we want in our classrooms – creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. App Smashing provides students with choice and helps level task difficulty. You don’t have to rely on a single app to meet your students learning objectives – get smashing!

Session 4F

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One Approach to Administrator Support for SW-PBS Implementation

Daniel Rector, Assistant Principal, West Middle School, Columbia 93 School District; Linda Bradley, Research Assistant, MU Center for PBS, University of Missouri

Tier 1 – Application

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The literature is clear about the importance of administrator leadership to address critical school needs, structures for continuous improvement, school culture and effective team development. Review the critical importance of administrative support and SW-PBS implementation. An example of developing and structuring an efficient SW-PBS team that is representative of school staff, is focused on school improvement through data-decision processes as well as on transparency and inclusion of stakeholder voice will also be shared.

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Session 4G

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Checking In on Check-In, Check-Out

Heather Barnes, Teacher; and Susan Long, 6th Grade Principal; Sikeston 5th & 6th Grade Center Debbie Lintner, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tier 2 – Foundation

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Learn the nuts and bolts of the Tier 2 intervention called Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) and how to make it work in the real world called “your school.”

Session 4H

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Teaching Social Skills: The Cornerstone of Schoolwide PBS

Dr. Tim Lewis, Director, MU PBS Center, Co-Director, PBIS National Center; Dr. Trisha Guffey, Assistant Principal, Maple Park Middle School, North Kansas City 74 School District; Diane Feeley, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tiers 1, 2 – Application

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Discover essential features of creating social- skill lesson plans and teaching strategies from universal to individual behavior plans. Examples from a middle school will be shared. Understand the basic format in constructing social-skill lessons, learn effective instructional strategies and the necessary system features to put social-skill instruction in place in schools. This session was also presented at the 2014 National PBIS Leadership Forum.

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Session 4I

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Going Deeper with Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)

Dr. Terry Bigby, Behavior Teacher Leader, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Tier 3 – Application

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This session is designed for Tier 3 teams that have received FBA/BIP training. Engage in conversations that will allow you to deepen your understanding of the FBA process. Learn to implement FBA and more efficiently conduct FBAs that result in the development of a summary statement.