Administrative Leadership for Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
Presenters: Steve Goodman, Director of MiBLSi, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District
Administrators play a critical role in the successful implementation of MTSS by providing vision, visibility, priority, allocation of resources and addressing barriers to implementation. This presentation will focus on the key features of administrative leadership in the adoption, fidelity of implementation and the capacity to sustain MTSS.
Supports for Students with Internalizing Behaviors
Presenters: Deb Lyons, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northwest RPDC; Deanna Maynard, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU; Daniel Rector, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Hook Center
Students with internalizing behaviors may experience poor academic performance, physical health issues and other maladaptive behaviors that persist into adulthood. Unlike other students who need our help, students who exhibit internalizing behaviors are harder to identify. How do you ensure your classroom environment is set up to support students who might exhibit internalizing behaviors?
Intensifying the Eight Effective Classroom Practices as Individual Interventions in a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) at Tier 3
Presenter: Kelly Nash, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC
Has your team struggled at times to determine the most effective and appropriate interventions for your Behavior Intervention Plans? Anchoring your BIPs with the Effective Classroom Practices is an excellent way to maximize best classroom management and instructional/engagement practices by strategically intensifying them to meet the needs of student requiring more support. Make your BIPs more effective, manageable and readily actionable by anchoring in the Effective Classroom Practices.
Presenter: Christie Lewis, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Hook Center
Research continues to support peer coaching as an indicator of SW-PBS sustainability. What responsibilities does a coach have when considering SW-PBS? In this session, participants will explore the definition of peer coaching as it relates to being a team member and how they can support their staff. We will discuss important systems that help ensure coaches understand their role in supporting the Effective Classroom Practices and share tools that are available to assist them. Come and join this session as it looks at informing leadership teams on what peer coaching means for long-term SW-PBS sustainability.
Presenter: Gordon Way, Web and Data Consultant, MU
This session will provide information on a number of free data-collection tools developed by Missouri SW-PBS. The data tools covered will include the Big 5 Generator, the Data Collection Tool, the Early Childhood Data Collection Tool, the Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet and the Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet for Google.
Seeing Is Believing: Video Self-Modeling as a Teaching Tool
Presenter: Renée Black, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Kansas City RPDC
Video self-modeling (VSM) takes visual learning to the next level by using new technologies to create an effective teaching tool. These videos are easy to incorporate into daily routines to help students improve skills such as focusing attention, interacting with peers or asking for help. VSM allow students to view themselves being successful, acting appropriately or performing new tasks.
Learn how Fulton Middle School has created a positive learning environment for its students. Hear how the school uses Triple P (Positive Peer Program), the PBS student leadership team, “Thrive Hive” and a PBS store to meet student needs.
Presenters: Janie Loftin, Counselor, Reeds Spring Intermediate School, Reeds Spring R-IV School District; Lori Slater, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Southwest RPDC
Reeds Spring Intermediate students and staff are being mindful in and out of the classroom. Staff practice mindfulness once a week during professional development, and students practice daily in the classroom. This session will provide resources from the counselor and a teacher who practice mindfulness with students. We will talk about the effects we have seen schoolwide. Get ready to be mindful!
Effectiveness of Tier 2 when Classroom Essential 8s Are in Place
Presenters: Jen Meyer, Director of Early Childhood, Kirksville Early Childhood Learning Center, Kirksville R-III School District; Brandi Slaughter, School-Based Social Worker, Kirksville Early Childhood Learning Center, Kirksville R-III School District; Sandy Daniels, MO SW-PBS Consultant, Northeast RPDC
Can Tier 2 be effective if Classroom Essential 8s are not in place? We would argue that if Classroom Essential 8s are not fully in place, then Tier 2 efforts are ineffective.