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Listed below is a comprehensive list of MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Resources. Download a full copy of the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.

TIER 1 WORKBOOK

MO SW-PBS Schools have a positive, proactive and instructional approach to discipline. When all staff share in a proactive instructional approach, all school settings are more predictable and supportive of appropriate student behavior.

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1.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 1 Common Philosophy Common Philosophy and Purpose chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
1.1 Essential Components Key Points Chart to summarize the key points about each MO SW-PBS Essential Component.
1.2 Antecedent or Consequence Activity Determining Antecedent or Consequence activity worksheet.
1.3 Tier 1 Universal Support Checklist Checklist that includes the skills and products that are pivotal to MO SW-PBS Tier 1 implementation.
1.4 Blank Action Plan MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Action Plan template for Tier 1 Team use.
1.5 Tier 1 Artifacts Rubric Rubric for assessing Tier 1 systems and practices.

Successful school improvement efforts share one commonality–strong leadership. MO SW-PBS schools depend on a supportive administrator, a strong leadership team, and at least 80% of staff commitment and active engagement to successfully implement SW-PBS.

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2.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 2 Leadership Leadership chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
2.1 Blank Team Agenda Sample Tier 1 Team Agenda template.
2.2 Team Roles and Responsibilities Descriptions of Tier 1 Team roles and corresponding responsibilities.
2.3 Blank Communication Plan Form used to help teams develop a plan to communicate to various stakeholders.
2.4 Blank Working Smarter Template Form used to identify all current initiatives or improvement efforts specifically related to improved outcomes for students.

MO SW-PBS Schools identify 3-5 broad expectations and define these expectations with specific behaviors in schoolwide, non-classroom, and classroom settings. This provides staff with a common and consistent language.

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3.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 3 Clarifying Clarifying Expected Behavior chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
3.1 Example Preschool Matrix Example preschool level matrix of schoolwide expectations and behaviors/rules.
3.2 Example Elementary Matrix Example elementary level matrix of schoolwide expectations and behaviors/rules.
3.3 Example High School Matrix Example high school level matrix of schoolwide expectations and behaviors/rules.
3.4 Some Valued Behaviors and Attitudes List of valued behaviors and attitudes that can be used when selecting 3-5 schoolwide expectations.
3.5 Determining Weighted Vote Tool for figuring weighted vote.
3.6 Blank Matrix Blank matrix template for team use.
3.7 Discussion Notes to Engage Staff Structured format for deciding plan to engage staff in development of schoolwide expectations and behaviors/rules.
3.8 Blank Non-Classroom Procedures Template Structured format for deciding what non-classroom procedures need to be reviewed and who will be involved in that review.
3.9 Considerations for Classroom Procedures Structured format for deciding what classroom procedures need to be reviewed and who will be involved in that review.

Students must be directly taught expected behaviors. MO SW-PBS Schools develop systems to effectively and efficiently teach students these behaviors on an ongoing basis.

Tool Description
4.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 4 Teaching Teaching Expected Behavior chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
4.1 Sample Preschool Lesson: Following Directions Example preschool level lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.2 Sample Elementary Lesson: Following Directions Example elementary level lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.3 Sample Middle School Lesson: Following Directions (Initial Teaching for Acquisition) Example middle school level acquisition lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.4 Sample Middle School Lesson: Following Directions (Maintenance “Booster”) Example middle school level maintenance lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.5 Sample High School Lesson: Following Directions (Initial Teaching for Acquisition) Example high school level acquisition lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.6 Sample High School Lesson: Following Directions (Maintenance “Booster”) Example middle school level maintenance lesson plan on Responsibility – Following Directions.
4.7 Sample Elementary Cafeteria Procedures Lesson Plan Elementary cafeteria procedures lesson plan example.
4.8 Sample Secondary Cafeteria Procedures Lesson Plan (Initial Teaching for Acquisition) Secondary cafeteria procedures acquisition lesson plan example.
4.9 Sample Secondary Cafeteria Procedures Lesson Plan (Maintenance “Booster”) Secondary cafeteria procedures maintenance lesson plan example.
4.10 Blank Acquisition Lesson Plan Template Blank acquisition lesson plan template for team use.
4.11 Blank Maintenance “Booster” Lesson Plan Template Blank maintenance lesson plan template for team use.
4.12 Teaching Schedule Example year-long teaching schedule that allows for decisions to be made based on data.

Students need specific positive feedback and reinforcement in order to learn and maintain appropriate behavior. MO SW-PBS Schools develop and implement systems that encourage all adults to provide all students with high rates of specific positive feedback for appropriate behavior.

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5.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 5 Encouraging Encouraging Expected Behavior chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
5.1 Specific Positive Feedback Role play Role play to assist staff in gaining fluency in providing specific positive feedback.
5.2 Description of Schoolwide System for Encouraging Expected Behavior Description of a schoolwide continuum for encouraging expected behavior.
5.3 Example Schoolwide System to Encourage Expected Behavior in High School Example of a system for encouraging expected behavior in high school.
5.4 Blank Schoolwide System to Encourage Expected Behavior Blank Template to assist schools in developing a continuum for encouraging expected behaviors.
5.5 Blank Frequency and Type of Student Interactions Observation A tool for monitoring the ratio of specific positive feedback to corrective or negative interractions.

MO SW-PBS Schools develop standard procedures for responding to inappropriate student behavior. These procedures help staff avoid overreacting to inappropriate behaviors, avoid unnecessary exclusion of students from the learning environment, add an instructional component to address inappropriate behavior, and create predictable environments for students.

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6.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 6 Discouraging Discouraging Inappropriate Behavior chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
6.1 Blank Office Managed Behaviors Blank template for defining office managed behaviors
6.2 Preschool Office Behavioral Report Example preschool level office behavioral report.
6.3 Elementary Office Discipline Referral Form Example elementary level office discipline referral form.
6.4 High School Office Discipline Referral Form Example high school level office discipline referral form.
6.5 Indirect and Direct Strategies to Discourage Minor Inappropriate Behavior Continuum of strategies  for discouraging classroom  managed (minor) behaviors.
6.6 Inappropriate Behaviors Strategy Role Play Activity to assist staff  in developing fluency in using indirect and  direct strategies  for  discouraging classroom managed behaviors.
6.7 Blank Minor Infractions Log Sample template for monitoring classroom managed (minor) behaviors.
6.8 Example Schoolwide System to Discourage Inappropriate Behavior Flowchart Example flowchart describing school procedures for discouraging inappropriate behaviors.
6.9 Example Behavior Intensity Levels Chart Example table that describes school procedures for discouraging inappropriate behaviors based on the intensity of the behavior.
6.10 A-B-C Blank Template A-B-C chart for working through antecedents and consequences when inappropriate behavior occurs.

The efficient and effective collection and use of data to drive decision making is key to successful implementation of SW-PBS. MO SW-PBS Schools use data to make important decisions that target adult actions to address student needs. Data is used to monitor student outcomes and implementation fidelity.

Tool Description
7.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 7 Monitoring Ongoing Monitoring chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
7.1_Data Collection At-A-Glance Summary of all MO SW-PBS Data Collection Tools with the purpose of each.
7.2_Tier 1–Universal Supports Data Collection, Reporting, Analysis and Action Planning Tool to action plan systems for collecting and analyzing common SW-PBS data sources.
7.3_ Blank Missouri Data Based Decision Making Model Form Guide for using office discipline referral data for making  schoolwide decisions.
7.4_Blank Solution Plan Guide used in  conjunction with Missouri Data Based Decision Making Form for selecting evidence based practices to improve student behavior, based on analysis of office discipline referral data.
7.5_Missouri Middle School Big 5 ODR Report Example Big 5 ODR Report.
7.6_Questions to Ask After Focus Areas Are Selected Questions to guide analysis of focus problem.
7.7 Big 5 Generator Excel Spreadsheet that provides summary monthly and cumulative Big 5 Data charts. Provides information for teams to make simple problem statements.  
7.8 Per Day Generator Excel Spreadsheet calculator to determine median rate of ODRs by school grade configuration and building enrollment.
7.9 Data Collection Tool Excel Spreadsheet for monitoring school-wide ODR data. Includes Big 5 charts, individual student dashboard, and the capacity for drill down.
7.10 Early Childhood Data Collection Tool Data Collection Tool adapted for early childhood programs.
7.11 Cost of ODRs Template Excel Spreadsheet template to calculate instructional minutes and administrator minutes lost to ODRs.
7.12 Tiered Fidelity Inventory Directions Directions for taking the Tiered Fidelity Inventory through PBIS Assessments.
7.13 MO SW-PBS Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Scoring Guide MO SW-PBS Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) scoring guide to use while completing the TFI.
7.14 Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Walkthrough Form Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Walkthrough tool, walkthrough, and observation form.
7.15 Self-Assessment Survey Directions and Decision Making Directions for taking the Self-Assessment Survey (SAS) through PBIS Assessments.
7.16 Self-Assessment Survey Protocol Word version of the Self-Assessment Survey (SAS). The SAS measures staff perception of the extent to which SW-PBS schoolwide, non-classroom, classroom, and individual support systems are in place and their priority for improvement.
7.17 Schoolwide Evaluation Tool Directions Directions for  conducting a Schoolwide Evaluation Tool Assessment to evaluate Tier 1 critical features.
7.18 Schoolwide Evaluation Tool Protocol Word version of the Schoolwide Evaluation Tool (SET). The SET is designed to assess and evaluate the critical features of SW-PBS.
7.19 School Safety Survey Directions and Decision Making Directions for taking the School Safety Survey (SSS) through PBIS Assessments.
7.20 School Safety Survey Protocol Word version of the School Safety Survey (SSS). The SSS measures risk and protective factors at the school and in the surrounding neighborhood.
7.21 Risk and Protection Cards for School Safety Survey “Risk Factor” and “Protection Factor” item cards for School Safety Survey Circle of Influence activity.
7.22 SSS Risk and Protection Card Activities Directions  for  the “Risk Factor” and  “Protection Factor” Circle of  Influence activity.
7.23 School Climate Survey Directions Directions for the new School Climate Survey for  students.
7.24 School Climate Survey Protocols Word versions of the  Elementary and  Secondary versions of  the School Climate Survey.

Effective Classroom  Practices are evidence based practices that have been demonstrated to increase the likelihood that students will perform expected behaviors.

Tool Description
8.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 8: Effective Classroom Practices Chapter 8: Effective Classroom Practices
8.1_MO SW-PBS Teacher Self-Assessment of the Effective Classroom Practices Tool for teachers to assess their  own implementation of Effective Classroom Practices
8.2 Artifacts and-or Materials Tool for  assessing the quality of artifacts  related to classroom expectations and rules.
8.3 Walk Through or Brief Observation Observation form for assessing implementation of Effective Classroom Practices
8.4 In-depth Classroom Observation by Frequency In-depth observation form for assessing implementation  of Effective Classroom  Practices using frequency counts.
8.5 In-depth Classroom Observation by Time In-depth observation form for assessing implementation  of Effective Classroom  Practices using duration

Professional Learning is critical to implementation of SW-PBS with fidelity. The following resources will assist teams to build capacity among staff to use effective practices.

Tool Description
9.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook: Ch 9: Professional Learning This chapter provides guidance for teams to facilitate professional learning  among staff.
9.1 Checklist for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Training Evidence based guide for providing  high quality professional development.
9.2 Multi-Tiered Support Framework for Teachers Guide for providing a continuum of support for professional learning, based  on  need.
9.3 GROW Model Steps and Questions Simple model for providing coaching to support professional learning.
9.4 GROW School-Based Implementation Fidelity Checklist Checklist to assist teams in implementing the GROW coaching model.
9.5 Tier 1 Positive Behavior Support Staff Handbook Organizer Template to assist teams in developing  and organizing a staff  handbook

MO SW-PBS relies on research based practices; references for all materials are provided.

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10.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Workbook Ch 10 References References and Resources chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 1 Team Workbook.
10.1 Acronym Glossary MO SW-PBS abbreviation and acronym glossary.
10.2 Glossary of Terms MO SW-PBS glossary of terms.