SI 2018: Breakout Session #3

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Session 3A

Title

Supporting Effective Classroom Practice Through Instructional Rounds

Chris Hubbuch, Director of Secondary Education, and Landi Quinlin, Principal at Truman Middle School, St. Joseph School District

Tiers 1– Enrichment

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Learn how one school has used the instructional rounds process to monitor Tier 1 expectations and guide schoolwide discussion around the Eight Effective Classroom Practices. This session will share steps to support the continuous improvement of SW-PBS practices through collective inquiry and shared leadership.

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Session 3B

Title

Positive and Proactive Classroom Practices for Middle Schools and High Schools

Diane Myers, Associate Professor of Special Education, Texas Woman’s University

Tier 1 – Application

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Discover how this school taught staff to view social/ behavioral errors as opportunities to re-teach the desirable behaviors, and how they led staff to determine what behaviors they manage and what behaviors are office-managed. Learn strategies to discourage minor inappropriate behavior and promote learning of appropriate replacement behaviors, and how staff use respectful responses that reduce the probability of escalating behavior.

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Session 3C

Title

Increasing the Use and Equitable Implementation of Effective Classroom Practices

Ambra L. Green, Assistant Professor of Special Education, University of Texas at Arlington

Tier 1 – Enrichment

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This session will discuss effective classroom practices proven to reduce challenging behavior and will describe how teachers can increase their usage rates of these practices. These practices should be used classroomwide, intensified to support small-group instruction or amplified further for individual students. Using effective classroom practices can help teachers capitalize on instructional time and decrease disruptions, which is crucial as schools are being held to greater  academic- and social-accountability measures.

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Session 3D

Title

Creating Welcoming and Inclusive School Environments for LGBTQ Families

Rachel Haug, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, and Deanna Maynard, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach, MU

Tier 1 – Enrichment

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Up to 14 million children under age 18 are being raised by LGBTQ families. Come join this important discussion and learn steps you can take to make your school more welcoming for LGBTQ families.

Session 3E

Title

Through the Trauma Lens (Part 2) – Connecting to MO SW-PBS

Daniel Rector, MO SW-PBS Statewide Coach,
MU

Tier 1, 2, 3 – Enrichment

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Schoolwide positive behavior support is an initiative that can support a positive culture in a building creating universal language and universal behavioral expectations. Use technology to help with the mission of getting the word out to staff, students, parents and community. We’ll share ideas that we have used at Wyman Elementary School.

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Session 3F

Title

Modernize Your SW-PBS

Michael McCann, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, EducationPlus/St. Louis RPDC

Tiers 1 – Enrichment

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Do you want to push your SW-PBS into the 21st century? Come learn how you can leverage multiple technologies (including Google tools) to give your SW-PBS a technological boost!

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Session 3G

Title

Leading the Charge – Encouraging and Increasing Staff Buy-In

Cristin Nowak, Principal, Nowlin Middle School, and Brett Playter, Principal, Bingham Middle School, Independence School District; Kelly Nash, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

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Strategies for increasing staff buy-in, regardless of the stage of SW-PBS implementation, will be shared. Attendees will go through a data simulation to determine their needs and how to best address these needs. Finally, attendees will begin the development of an implementation plan for a new SW-PBS structure of their choice (individual or schoolwide) based on building data and/or perceived need.

Session 3H

Title

Developing a Culture of Timeliness

Justin Woods, Associate Principal, and Randy Maglinger, Principal, Van Horn High School, Independence School District; Kathy Growney, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tier 1 – Application

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We will introduce a brief history of Van Horn High School and our struggles with timeliness. We will walk participants through our process and encourage them to use the time to brainstorm ways to implement a culture of timeliness in their schools.

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Session 3I

Title

Universal Outcome Success Through Positive Relationships

Tammy Eldridge, Principal, and Rachel Phelps, Fifth Grade Teacher, West Englewood Elementary School, North Kansas City School District; Jeff Freeland, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tiers 1 – Application

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Learn about a schoolwide approach to increasing universal outcomes through positive relationships with the entire school community – students, families, business partners and more. This is a weekly wraparound approach with multiage groupings that teach core virtues, relationship building, service to the community and more. Positive relationships are built through this approach, and they intertwine with other systems, resulting in continued academic growth and social awareness in a diverse school setting.

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Session 3J

Title

Staying Cool When Things Heat Up

Susan James, Administrator, Beacon School, Joplin School District; Susanna Hill, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Tiers 1, 2, 3– Application

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It takes every bit of training, collaboration and commitment for a program or building to keep kids and staff safe when student behavior becomes dangerous. Knowing your students and being firmly grounded in SW-PBS at all levels make a difference every day.

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Session 3K

Title

What’s Your Story? Sharing Scenarios, Resources and Collaborative Efforts in the SW-PBS Journey

Jennifer Corson, Principal, and Miranda White, SW-PBS Coach and Departmentalized 4-6 Math, La Monte Elementary School, La Monte R-IV School District; Joe Beydler, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Central RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Foundation

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Push up your sleeves and get ready to dive in as we talk everything SW-PBS related. This session is full of scenarios, discussions and advice on the day-to-day happenings with SW-PBS. We will talk about adult behavior, kid behavior, reactions, emotions, frustrations and more. No matter where you are in the SW-PBS process, this session will provide hands-on answers from the experts at La Monte Elementary School, a gold-level school that launched its SW-PBS framework almost a decade ago. Come armed with questions because we’ve got answers!

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Session 3L

Title

The Role of District Leadership in Establishing and Maintaining SW-PBS

Lisa Friesen, District Instructional Coordinator, and Janelle Porter, Coordinator of Student Services, North Kansas City School District; Jody Baker, MO SW-PBS Regional Consultant, Kansas City RPDC

Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Enrichment

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Come learn about our journey in the North Kansas City School District to establish and maintain SW-PBS. We will discuss both bottom-up and top-down system approaches 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.

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