SI 2018: Breakout Session #1

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Session 1A

Title

Function-Based Logic in Implementing a Continuum of Positive Behavior Supports

Tim Lewis, Professor, MU Center for SW-PBS

Tier 1 – Application

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The key to effectively building positive learning environments in which children and youth thrive is understanding that behavior is functionally related to the teaching environment. This session will provide an overview of the basic logic of SWPBS across the continuum of academic and social supports.

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Session 1B

Title

College and Career Readiness and SW-PBS

Jennifer Freeman, Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

Tier 1 – Enrichment

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Improving student behavior is important but not sufficient at the high school level. It is essential that we prepare students adequately for college or career. In this session, we will discuss strategies for integrating college and career readiness into the SW-PBS framework, ensuring that the knowledge, skills and habits students need to be successful after high school are consistently taught and reinforced across all school settings.

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Session 1C

Title

Involving the Community to Expand Opportunities for Students

Erica Weadon, Principal, and Andrea Jones, Third Grade Teacher, Lake Road Elementary School, Poplar Bluff R-I School District; Debbie Lintner, MO SW-PBS
Regional Consultant, Southeast RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

Descriptor

Once community partnerships were built, Lake Road Elementary saw tremendous growth in the areas of attendance, behavior and academics. This session will help attendees create a plan to form partnerships with businesses, faith-based organizations, civic clubs and parents who volunteer to assist in meeting the needs of students.

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Session 1D

Title

Moving Past the Clip Chart

Danielle Starkey, Senior Research Associate, MU Center for SW-PBS

Tier 1 – Application

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Explore the use of evidence-based practices in place of the popular elementary school clip-chart approach. Learn how to provide effective feedback for appropriate and inappropriate behavior that results in lasting behavior change.

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Session 1E

Title

It’s All Fun and Games Until Your Teacher Learns Your Function!

Jeanie Carey, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, and Rebecca Roberts, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, South Central RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

Descriptor

Participants will leave this session with a deeper understanding of when to implement the Eight Effective Classroom Practices based on their students’ functions of behavior.

Session 1F

Title

Free MO SW-PBS Universal Data-Collection Tools

Gordon Way, MO SW-PBS Web and Data Consultant, MU

Tiers 1– Application

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This session will provide an overview of three free MO SW-PBS universal data-collection tools. These include the Big 5 Generator, the Data Collection Tool and the Early Childhood Data Collection Tool. Participants will understand the advantages and disadvantages of the tools, will learn the information required to select the appropriate tools for their situations, will know how and where to access the appropriate tools, and will have the opportunity to build fluency in using the different tools.

Session 1G

Title

Emotional Regulation: Getting It Together

PRESENTERS: Amanda Jackson, Counselor, and Brendan Eisenmenger, Principal, Heber Hunt Elementary School, Sedalia School District; Joe Beydler, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Central RPDC

Tiers 1-2 – Enrichment

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Do you need new strategies to use with students? In this session, participants will practice strategies and learn new tools to support students in their interventions. You will leave with several ideas and resources you can immediately take back to your school.

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Session 1H

Title

Making the Eight Effective Classroom Practices Accessible Through Universal Design for Learning

Mary Decker, Doctoral Student, Erica Mason, Doctoral Student, and Deanna Maynard, MO SWPBS Statewide Coach, MU

Tiers 1– Enrichment

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While the Eight Effective Classroom Practices increase the likelihood of appropriate behavior and time spent on academic instruction, how do we ensure these practices are made accessible to students? This session will explore how the principles of Universal Design for Learning can be applied to the Eight Effective Classroom Practices to increase the likelihood that students will benefit. Attendees will have the opportunity to consider simple changes to the ways their current practices are communicated and reinforced.

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Session 1I

Title

SW-PBS – A Method for Connecting Students

Brenda Cook, In-School Suspension Teacher, and Meghan Minihan, Functional Skills Teacher, Raytown South High School, and Staci Mathes, Director of Student
Support Services, Raytown School District; Kelly Nash, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

Descriptor

Raytown South High School is a silver-level SW-PBS school in an urban setting in the Kansas City area with multiple subcultures that reflect a diverse community. Our presentation will address a wide variety of interventions and strategies that are used on a daily basis for successful outcomes.

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Session 1J

Title

As Simple as ABC – A Guide to Improving Attendance, Behavior and Credits
John-Mark Jones, Principal, Scott County Central High School, Scott County Central School District; Debbie Lintner, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Southeast
RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

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From bad to good to great! Learn about one high school’s journey to full implementation of SW-PBS with effective leadership .

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Session 1K

Title

Tips and Tricks of SW-PBS that Even a Rookie Can Handle

Connie Epperson, Principal, and Katie Finley, Kindergarten Teacher, Bartley Elementary School, Fulton School District; Rachel Turney, MO SW-PBS Regional
Consultant, Heart of Missouri RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

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Do you have high staff turnover in your school? Are you wondering how to bring new staff up to speed on SW-PBS within your building? Do all staff members feel they are part of your SW-PBS team? Learn the latest and greatest tips and tricks to be inclusive of all staff in SW-PBS. Bartley Elementary’s SW-PBS team members will share how they have found ways to include all staff in SW-PBS. Walk away with new ideas that you can implement in your school.

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