Presenter(s): Dr. Heather Hatton, Assistant Research Professor, MU
If you ever encounter adults who feel students should engage in appropriate behavior without reinforcement because “it’s the right thing to do,” join us to discuss why we all need external reinforcement from time to time. This session will examine the basics of self-determination theory and will set the foundation for developing systems for responding to student behavior to encourage self-regulation.
Addressing Disproportionality: It Begins in the Classroom
Presenter(s): Dr. Ambra Green, Assistant Research Professor, MU
This session will review the over-representation of racially and ethnically diverse students in exclusionary discipline practices suspension and expulsion) from national and state perspectives. Because exclusionary practices begin in the classroom, this session will highlight classroom practices that may be maintaining such inequities.
Participants will assess their own current practices, receive evidence-based practices and learn how to distribute these evidence-based practices equitably.
Presenter(s): Karen Wigger, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northwest RPDC
Are you new to a building that is implementing SW-PBS and wondering how to jump on board? This session will explain the components of SW-PBS as well as the process your school went through to become an SW-PBS building. Before attending any other sessions, acquire this background knowledge!
Presenter(s): Deb Lyons, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northwest RPDC
What are the key features of Tier 3? Does your school have everything in place to begin the development of Tier 3 systems, data and practices? How will you know if you’re ready? These questions and more will be answered in this session.
Presenter(s): Deanna Maynard, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU
Function-based thinking is the foundation of successful behavior intervention. Learn how you can use function-based thinking in your classroom to identify why students are engaging in problem behaviors and what you can do to reduce or eliminate them. Once you decipher the message students are communicating through their problem behaviors, you can make a plan to help them turn it around.
Regroup, Revise, Revamp… The journey of regenerating SW-PBS for longevity
Presenter(s): Andrea Reynolds, Lake, Road Elementary, Poplar Bluff R-I; Erica Weadon, Principal, Lake Road Elementary, Poplar Bluff R-I; Deb Lintner, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southeast RPDC
After five years of SW-PBS implementation, Lake Road Elementary decided to completely revamp its expectations matrix, incentives, celebrations, how to track data and the major/minor process. Three stem sentences were used to guide the work of the teachers and team: “Qualities I love about SW-PBS…” “Areas I feel need improvement…” and “I really need more help with…”
Presenter(s): Lori Forte’, Principal, Raytown Success Academy, Raytown Quality Schools; LaTanya Edwards, Special Education Teacher, Raytown Success Academy, Raytown Quality Schools; Kelly Nash, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC
Discover the challenges and successes of starting, implementing and maintaining SW-PBS (K-12) in an alternative school setting including how to provide structure, consistency, procedures and high expectations. Understand how to maintain fidelity of using data-driven decisions and how to create a meaningful authentic multitiered system of support within an alternative setting for students and staff.
As an administrator, it is often difficult to know exactly how to support the various tiers in your building. This presentation will provide administrators with insight into which supports are needed for each tier and how they can successfully provide these supports to ensure fidelity and effectiveness in their buildings.