Jan Kenoy, Common Core Math Consultant, St. Louis EducationPlus
Tier 1 – Enrichment
SW-PBS supports Missouri Learning Standards by encouraging the development of performance and moral character – the must-have combo for success in college, career and life. Discover the aspects of character which contribute to student achievement and future success and receive a toolbox of classroom strategies to develop such attributes as grit, growth mindset, conscientiousness and self-regulation.
Positive Interventions and Effective Strategies for the Classroom
Dr. Laura Riffel, Director, Behavior Doctor Seminars
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Application
Learn about an early intervention program designed for young children (PreK-2) who show signs of anti-social, acting-out behavior. The program incorporates adult praise and feedback, positive reinforcement, social skills training and a parent-training component. Schools that have implemented the program will share their results.
Using MO SW-PBS Podcasts and Videos to Develop Staff Expertise with Effective Classroom Practices
Linda Bradley, MU SW-PBS Center Partner, University of Missouri-Columbia; and Diane Feeley, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Tier 1 – Application
Learn about Content Acquisition Podcasts (CAPs) and accompanying videos produced by MO SW-PBS in partnership with Michael Kennedy and filmed in Missouri schools. Classroom rules and expectations, classroom procedures and routines, and encouraging expected behavior and discouraging inappropriate behavior in the classroom will also be discussed. Learn how the CAPs and videos can be used as professional development for new and returning staff.
21st Century Skills and the iPad – What’s the Connection? How to Support Creativity, Collaboration and Engagement with iPads
Diane Gremp, Technology Director and Jo Ann Anderson, SW-PBS Consultant, South Central RPDC
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Enrichment
Learn to use the iPad as a classroom tool to implement high levels of engagement by providing choice, giving opportunities to respond and increasing positive interactions with students, instead of just a device for checking e-mail and surfing the net. Discover features of the iPad, rubrics for selecting applications and ideas that support our 21st Century learners. Bring your iPad!
Kim Marlin, Special Educator; Amber Toman, Counselor; Jessica Parker, Teacher; William Lynch Elementary School, Salem R-80 School District; and Dr. Barbara Mitchell, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Tier 2 – Application
An effective Tier 2 system includes a process to identify students for intervention, a method for collecting relevant data to match students with appropriate intervention, and a bank of readily available interventions and strategies for monitoring student progress. Learn how school teams can create a Tier 2 system that meets the needs of staff and students in their setting as well as an overview of key practices, implementation examples and resources.
Developing a Competing Behavior Pathway: Selecting Effective Replacement Behaviors
Dr. Terry Bigby, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support
Tier 3 – Application
The Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) was developed by PBIS National Center to replace a number of the surveys used by PBS schools to monitor implementation. Receive an overview of the TFI, and discuss how it can be used to establish and monitor school improvement goals as well as to develop and progress monitor short-term implementation goals.