Presenter(s): Elisa Parker, Autism and Assistive Technology Consultant, Gerner Family Early Education Center, Park Hill School District; Irene Keller, School Psychologist, Gerner Family Early Education Center, Park Hill School District
Student Engagement: All About Relationships and Entertainment
Presenter(s): Karen Murray, Principal, Reeds Spring Primary, Reeds Spring R-IV School District; Tina Holub, Special Education Teacher/Behavior Intervention Specialist, Reeds Spring Primary, Reeds Spring R-IV School District
Encouraging Self-Regulation of Appropriate Behavior
Presenter(s): Heather Hatton, Assistant Research Professor, MU
How do you help students to “do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do”? This session expands on the basics of self-determination theory and encourages the development of reinforcement systems that move students from external reinforcement to internal reinforcement.
Solution-Planning Around Data: Theory and Practice
Presenter(s): Michelle Jones, Student Support Team Coach, West Middle School, Columbia Public Schools; Linda Bradley, Research Associate, MU Center for SW-PBS; Sarah Moore Loeb, Research Associate, MU Center for SW-PBS
Is data-based decision-making confusing or overwhelming? This session will examine the purpose and steps of drilling down office referral data in the Big 5 Report to help Tier 1 SW-PBS teams create a Solution Plan. West Middle School staff members will share how they implemented this process and their Solution Plans.
Beyond Bells and Whistles – Integrating Technology into Classroom Instruction
Presenter(s): Tracy Gross, Professional Development Consultant, Southwest RPDC; Lori Slater, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC
The purpose of this session is not to showcase the latest app. Rather, it is for participants to learn ways to successfully integrate technology into their instruction that will promote student learning and increase engagement. We will discuss digital citizenship, identify ways to align expectations to meet schoolwide and classroom technology needs, and outline ways to incorporate instructional technology at all comfort levels. Plenty of resources and ideas for integrating instructional technology and SW-PBS will be provided!
Connecting Trauma to Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Presenter(s): Daniel Rector, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Hook Center
Our students have experienced adverse childhood experiences that could have lasting impact well into adulthood. As educators, what do we do about it? Find out how the Eight Effective Classroom Practices can create a framework for developing trauma-informed practices.
The Importance of District Leadership in Establishing and Maintaining Positive Behavior Supports Throughout a Large District
Presenter(s): Lisa Friesen, District Instructional Coordinator, North Kansas City School District; Janelle Porter, Coordinator of Student Services, North Kansas City School District; Chad Valadez, Assistant Principal, Oak Park High School, North Kansas City School District; Amy Casey, Principal, Ravenwood Elementary School, North Kansas City School District; Renée Black, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC
Attendees will learn about the journey in the North Kansas City School District to establish and maintain positive behavior supports across the district. Discussion of both bottom-up and top-down system approaches will be shared in addition to supports put in place for sustainability. Our universal behavior and academic plans, levels of support document, student support task force, and mental-health partnerships will also be shared and discussed.