SI 2015: Breakout Session #5

Session 5A

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Equity and SW-PBS Part 2: Using Discipline Data to Design Effective and Efficient Strategies to Reduce Disproportionality

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

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Building on the previous session, teams will have the opportunity to use their school discipline data to design strategies to reduce disproportionality in school discipline.

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Session 5B

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Student Voice and Ownership

Laura Weisacosky, Teacher and SWPBS Committee Chair; Dr. Kelly Mantz, Principal; Wentzville Middle School, Wentzville R-IV School District; Karen Westhoff, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, St. Louis RPDC, Education Plus

Tier 1 – Application

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Learn how to use student voice as a powerful tool to facilitate students becoming involved, invested and participating in SW-PBS. Hear how student voice has helped develop successful schoolwide programs such as chief change, student-designed and created videos and electronic Friday as well as how to partner with business leaders in the community to create a respectful, responsible and safe environment. Discover how to use student voice as a way to encourage student ownership in SW-PBS and receive strategies that can be implemented for the coming school year with very little cost.

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Session 5C

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Effective Use of Specific Positive Feedback in the Classroom

Danielle Starkey, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Use of specific positive feedback in the classroom is important to help students learn appropriate social behavioral skills. Effective specific positive feedback consists of stating the expectation, specifically describing the behavior and can include a positive consequence. Research recommends a ratio of 4:1; four comments in response to desired student behavior to one response to student misbehavior. Learn how to establish and sustain staff use of specific positive feedback at a ratio of 4:1 in the classroom setting.

Session 5D

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Small School…Big Results

Aimee Brendehoeft, ReVay Schlitt, Leslie Basye and Tessa Moulton, Teachers; Brandon Figg, Principal; Concordia High School, Concordia R-II School District; Deanna Maynard, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS; Linda Crain, Regional SWPBS Consultant, Central RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

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This session will focus on adjusting SW-PBS to address small school issues, how to get student and staff buy-in, and the different roles of the administrators, teachers and students. It’s all about finding what works for your school no matter how big or how small.

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Session 5E

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Sustainability Through the SW-PBS Years

Christina Mackey, Computer Educator; Stefanie Riggs, Teacher; Boswell Elementary School, Lebanon R-III School District; Jo Ann Anderson, Tier 2-3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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This session will focus on Tier 1 Sustainability and how one building has been able to implement positive behavior support with fidelity while facing faculty changes, administrative changes and growth in our student population. Learn tried and true methods that work as well as how to keep things fresh and new each year. Hear about methods that have continued to show success and those that were abandoned.

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Session 5F

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Using the SW-PBS Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) to Guide Action Planning

Dr. Kelsey Morris, Senior Research Assistant, PBISApps, University of Oregon

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Learn about Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI), which can be used to assess SW-PBS implementation for Tiers 1, 2 and 3. Review the features of the new measure and how it can be used to improve implementation. Examples from a school district will be provided.

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Session 5G

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SW-PBS and the Single Building

Kelly Nash, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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Being one of only a few buildings in your district implementing SW-PBS can be a challenge. Learn ways to overcome this barrier and sustain SW-PBS for the long haul. This session will focus on factors important to sustainability and how they can be achieved in isolated buildings, with emphasis on enhancing the essential components of MO SW-PBS.

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Session 5H

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Using a Big 5 Report to Develop a Targeted Schoolwide Intervention

Dr. Gordon Way, Data/Web Consultant, MO SW-PBS

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application

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In this interactive presentation, learn a data- based decision-making model that leads to a precise definition of the problem. Create a solution plan that intensifies prevention, teaching, reinforcement and correction. Finally, learn strategies to monitor fidelity of implementing the plan, progress monitoring of outcomes and plan evaluation. *Please bring a device that can access your school’s discipline data base (SWIS, Tyler/SIS, Big 5 Generator, etc.). Sample data can be downloaded for participants who do not have access to their discipline data base.

Session 5I

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Going Deeper with Behavior Intervention Planning (BIP)

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. Ask questions and engage in conversations that will allow you to deepen your understanding of the BIP process. Learn to more efficiently develop BIPs that increase pro-social behavior and decrease problem behavior.