Using a Schoolwide Universal Screening Process to Identify At-Risk Students
Dr. Stephen Kilgus, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
Tiers 2, 3 – Application
A systematic identification process should include a minimum of two data sources to accurately identify students with behavioral or emotional risk factors. Universal screening provides an opportunity for all students to be considered for risk factors against identified criteria.
• Learn about a variety of universal screening tools.
• Discover the research behind universal screening.
• Receive recommendations for the standardized administration, interpretation and use of universal screening data.
• Explore how screening data can be used to inform decisions regarding schoolwide, classroom, small group and individual student supports.
Implementing First Step Next: A Tier 2 Intervention
Jennifer Henderson, Teacher, Southwest Early Childhood Center, Jefferson City Public Schools; Karin Leveke and Susanna Hill, Tier 2/3 Consultants, MO SW-PBS
Tier 2 – Application
Learn about an early intervention program designed for young children (PreK-2) who show signs of anti-social, acting-out behavior. The program incorporates adult praise and feedback, positive reinforcement, social skills training and a parent-training component. Schools that have implemented the program will share their results.
College-Going Culture: Using College-Going Culture to Support Positive Behavior
Moises Aguayo, Graduate Student, Education and Leadership Policy Analysis, University of Missouri
Tier 1 – Enrichment
Explore how implementing a college-going culture can be used to support administration, faculty and staff. Hear about the presenter’s transition experience from an immigrant to a graduate student, and the practices and experiences that allowed for that success. Learn how the presenter used his training to increase the college-going rate while serving as a college adviser at a Title I high school.
Student Whispers, Chats and Screams: A Look at Student Voice Throughout Our School Community
Jenny Jorel, Teacher, Saeger Middle School, Francis Howell R-III School District; Marsha Hightower, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, Education Plus
Tier 1 – Application
Student voice is not a single student committee providing feedback when asked. Instead, student voice should pervade every aspect of your school. Learn to view student voice as student ambassadors, student leaders, student-run newspapers, student-run video announcements, student service clubs, student-run all-of-us clubs and anonymous student voices (which are just as important).
Integrating Schoolwide SW-PBS into an Effective Teacher Evaluation System
Katie Andreasen, Instructional Coach, Brookfield Middle School, Brookfield R-III School District; Deanna Maynard, Tier 2/3 Consultant,
Tier 1 – Enrichment
Discover how schoolwide positive behavior support and district teacher evaluation systems are two initiatives that correlate well in determining effective classroom practices and promoting positive behaviors in schools.
The Tiered Fidelity Inventory: Three Tiers, Three Purposes, One Assessment
Dr. Gordon Way, Web and Data Consultant, MO SW-PBS
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application
The Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) was developed by PBIS National Center to replace a number of the surveys used by PBS schools to monitor implementation. Receive an overview of the TFI, and discuss how it can be used to establish and monitor school improvement goals as well as to develop and progress monitor short-term implementation goals.
Traci Lanser, Principal, and Traci Adams, ISD/Recovery Room, El Dorado Springs
Elementary School, El Dorado Springs R-II School District; Lori Slater, Regional SW-PBS Consultant,
Tier 1 – Application
The El Dorado Springs Elementary School SW-PBS Team will demonstrate their 2015-16 schoolwide theme, “Diggin’ Up Our Bulldog B.E.S.T.,” and
how it is implemented into the new school year. Discover how the Tier 1 Team begins the new year for teachers and students as well as their programs
and progress throughout the year.