Tier 1 Courses

COURSE 1

Common Philosophy & Purpose

This course provides information on developing a new, shared, positive and proactive discipline philosophy that focuses on discipline as teaching.

COURSE 2

Leadership

This course describes the process for establishing a viable SW-PBS Leadership Team, the vital role of administrative leadership, and strategies to ensure full staff engagement.

COURSE 3

Clarifying Expected Behavior

This course provides information necessary for the development of schoolwide expectations and specific behaviors/rules that make up the building matrix.

COURSE 4

Teaching Expected Behavior

This course describes the process for creating lesson plans, teaching schedules, and special activities and events that guide the ongoing teaching of expected behaviors.

COURSE 5

Encouraging Expected Behavior

This course provides information on the practices needed to build a comprehensive system to encourage and motivate students, as they learn and maintain expected behaviors.

COURSE 6

Discouraging Expected Behavior

This course provides information on the practices needed to build a comprehensive system to discouraging the full range of inappropriate behaviors.

COURSE 7

Ongoing Monitoring

This course describes the process for developing an effective process to analyze data and use this analysis for decision-making.

COURSE 8

Effective Classroom Practices

This course describes the MO SW-PBS 8 Effective Classroom Practices. These practices have been shown to increase the likelihood of appropriate behavior and decrease problem.

COURSE 9

Effective Professional Learning

This course describes the components of effective professional learning (PL) and the development of a systematic process to identify individual and group needs related to SW-PBS implementation.

COURSE 10

Tiered Fidelity Inventory

This course describes the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI), and the MO SW-PBS protocol for completion. The TFI is an efficient tool for teams to self-assess the fidelity of SW-PBS implementation.

COURSE 11

SW-PBS Action Plan

This course assists teams in developing a SW-PBS Action Plan with essential goals and steps to create a system of support, and to implement that system with fidelity.