SI 2017: Breakout Session #5

Session 5A

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Integrating Academics and Behavior in the Classroom

Presenter:
Steve Goodman, Director of MiBLSi, Ottowa Intermediate School District

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Academic Response to Intervention (RtI) and SW-PBS practices share many common features. Strategically aligned academic and behavior approaches can produce more effective outcomes and create a more efficient educational system. This session will provide rationale and strategies for aligning academic and behavior practices within the classroom.

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Session 5B

Title

Creating a Sense of Cultural Relevance (Part 2)

Presenter:
Bertha Richardson, School Improvement Consultant for PLC and CW, St. Louis RPDC

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Classrooms with culturally responsive teaching foster academically enriching environments where each student has opportunities to learn and thrive. View cultural proficiency through the lens of culture, cultural identity and culturally responsive instructional approaches that impact learning and teaching. Through a series of interactive and introspective activities, explore the intersection of strong, positive relationships; culturally relevant learning experiences; and a focus on learning in enriching environments for culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms.

Session 5C

Title

Check & Connect: An Overview of a Tier 2 Intervention

Presenters:
Rachel Haug, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU;
Daniel Rector, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Hook Center

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This session is an overview of Check & Connect, a targeted intervention used with K-12 students who show warning signs of disengagement with school and are at risk of dropping out. Check & Connect strives to build trusting relationships between students and a caring, trained mentor who both advocates for and challenges the students. (Please note: this is only an overview of Check & Connect and should not be viewed as a replacement for training by a certified Check & Connect trainer.)

Session 5D

Title

Go with the Flow…Charts – Tier 2 Tools for Decision-Making

Presenter:
Deanna Maynard, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU

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Without adequate structure, Tier 2 teams might be at risk for straying from data, relying instead on anecdotal stories about students’ school behavior and home life. This session provides example resources and tools that may assist behavior support teams to develop and adhere to a standardized meeting process, gather information efficiently, and ensure students are getting the support they need to be successful in their Tier 2 intervention.

Session 5E

Title

The Station Rotation: A Way to Implement the Effective Classroom Practices to Engage Students and Reduce Inappropriate Behavior

Presenters:
Lois Jones, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC;
Andrea Rockney, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC;
Lori Slater, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC

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We will model the use of classroom stations to teach various content areas that will include both technology and non-technology options. This will be a hands-on session to show the logistics of setting up stations, managing this type of structure in the classroom and observing how this can engage students while reducing problem behavior.

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Session 5F

Title

Monitoring Behavior at Tiers 2 and 3 Using the Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet

Presenters:
Gordon Way, Web and Data Consultant, MU;
Deb Childs, MO SW-PBS Consultant, St. Louis RPDC

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This session will demonstrate how to monitor Tier 2 intervention data and Tier 3 behavior data using the Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet.

Session 5G

Title

Building Partnerships with Parents

Presenter:
Susanna Hill, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU

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Are families considered to be equal partners in your educational setting? Learn how to create a system to engage families and create a partnership that research says will benefit all stakeholders!

Session 5H

Title

The Eight Effective Classroom Practices and Teacher Evaluation: Working Together to Facilitate Teacher Growth

Presenters:
Katie Andreasen, Assistant Principal, Brookfield Elementary/Middle School, Brookfield R-III; Sandy Daniels, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northeast RPDC

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This presentation will focus on understanding how SW-PBS’s Eight Effective Classroom Practices and district evaluation systems are aligned. Looking at both together can facilitate teacher growth and student success.

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Session 5I

Title

Tier 1 Strategies

Presenters:
Cristin Nowak, Principal, Nowlin Middle School, Independence School District;
Bobbie Jo Schieber, Teacher, Nowlin Middle School, Independence School District;
Jeff Freeland, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

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This session focuses on making Tier 1 strategies work in a secondary urban/suburban setting. These strategies include high engagement, schoolwide matrix lessons, student recognition and incentives, staff recognition, family and community involvement, staff buy-in, staff collaboration and observation, and more!

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Session 5J

Title

Schoolwide Expectation Teaching Through Videos

Presenter:
Douglas Hollar, Laveview Elementary;
Karen Westhoff, MO SW-PBS Consultant, St. Louis RPDC

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Come join us as we share schoolwide systems and practices for implementing Tier 1 interventions (Lion’s Den Store, Character Safari, video clips, Live Binder, etc.)

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Session 5K

Title

The Role of the Districtwide SW-PBS Team

Presenter:
Trisha Guffey, Research Associate, MU Center for SW-PBS

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Creating an effective districtwide SW-PBS team can seem overwhelming. However, utilizing a streamlined process can make this creation a seamless one.

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