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1 Reynolds School District Transportation Department’s “Journey in PBS”
Presented By David Asula- PBS Facilitator LaDyle Simpson- District PBS Coach


3 Student Bus Referral Ratio

4 PBS Transportation Teams
PLANNING TEAM: Kathy Houck Cindy Merrill David Asula Janet Trapold Michele Fancher TRAINING TEAM: PBS FAIR TEAM: David Asula Joetta Keller Jeannie Petchell REWARDS TEAM: Nancy Becker Laura Barr

5 Bus Lesson Plans 1st Lesson Plan- Waiting for the Bus
2nd Lesson Plan- Entering the Bus 3rd Lesson Plan- Riding the Bus 4th Lesson Plan- Exiting the Bus PBS Fair Guide: Shorter, faster lesson presentations

6 Blank Lesson Planning Step 1: Identify the expected behavior and identify it in observable terms Step 2: Rationale for teaching the rule (Why is it important, give examples) Step 3: Identify the range of examples Step 4: Practice/ role playing activities Step 5: Responding to behavior on the bus and role play Step 6: Prompt/Remind/Pre-teach expected behavior on the bus

7 Step 3: Identify a Range of Examples
Waiting for the Bus Lesson Plan Student (#/describe students): Bus Drivers Date: August 7, 2006 Step 1: Identify the expected behavior and describe it in observable terms. When waiting for the bus (to approach) students will: 1. Stand in line at Driver designated spot 2. Keep hands, feet and objects to self, show what this means 3. Wait for Driver instructions 4. Step 2: Rationale for Teaching the Rule (Why is it important, give examples) 1. a. To be safe b. So students know what order to get on the bus c. To be a safe distance from the bus 2. To prevent injuries and accidents- give examples 3. So you know what you are supposed to do Step 3: Identify a Range of Examples Positive Examples of the Expected Behavior (this is what the expected behavior looks like) Negative Teaching Examples (non-examples, what not to do) Remain standing in a straight line, with hands feet & objects to yourself at designated spot, and waiting for Driver direction -hitting each other -crossing street with out Driver instruction -standing in a huge group (not in line) -touching the person or backpack in front of you.

Student Expectations also in Russian and Spanish BUS Safe Responsible Respectful Waiting for the Bus Stay behind white line and off the street Keep hands, feet and objects to self Wait for Driver directions Follow Driver directions Line up appropriately Remain in line Greet the bus driver Be respectful of others and their property Entering the Bus Hold the Handrail Be seated quickly and slide over Remain seated Keep arms length between you and person in front of you Use quiet voice (level 2) Riding the Bus Stay seated Keep aisles & emergency exits clear Keep self & objects inside the bus Keep food and drink in your bag Keep bus clean Ask permission to open windows Use appropriate language and topics Use a quiet voice (level 2) Exiting the Bus Take turns leaving; front to back Move to a safe spot away from bus Hold the handrail Stay seated until door opens Take belongings with you Keep arm’s length between you & person in front of you Evacuation Stay quiet Listen for directions Leave belongings on bus Help others when appropriate Exit quickly and safely

9 Implementation Needs Staff Needs -Training on PBS
-In District And state wide -Support from Team Transportation -Regular Meetings Transportation Tools for training Drivers Needs -Support from staff -Positive behavior from staff -Regular information -Posters and in-service information -Tools -Video on PBS -Bus Bucks How to use them -When do I write a referral Drivers Needs -Teach Expectations to students -Acknowledge Positive behavior of students -Hand out bus bucks Needs from school -Support from staff at the loading zone -Accept Bus bucks /take care of rewards

10 Teach Bus Expectations
APPLYING PBS ON THE BUS Teach Bus Expectations Observing Positive Behavior Dealing with Problem Behavior COMMUNICATE Acknowledge Positive Behavior Rewards Bus Bucks Schools Drivers Verbally 5-1 Bus Bucks

11 What are the Expectations?
To be… *Safe *Responsible *Respectful At the bus stops while waiting for the bus: Being SAFE is: 1. Standing in line and off of the street, at a safe designated area. Why? So you’re safely away from cars and the approaching bus, so you don’t get hurt. 2. Wait for driver’s directions. Why? So the driver makes sure the bus is secure and safe to enter. Being RESPONSIBLE is: 1. Arriving at the bus stop 5 minutes before arrival time. Why? So other students are not late for school. 2. Line up appropriately and remain in line. Why? So you will be ready to board the bus when it arrives. Being RESPECTFUL is: 1. Keeping hands and feet to your self, and respecting other people’s property. Why? So others don’t get upset and may cause a problem.

12 Bus Evacuation Drill Safe Riding Procedures: Waiting for the bus
Crossing Loading Riding the bus Prohibited items on bus Exiting the bus Secure the bus Emergency equipment Emergency exits and Evacuating bus

13 Rewards Verbal Praise Bus Bucks Special Seat Talk on the PA
First One Off the Bus Schools Accepting The Bus Bucks

14 And if receive 25 a special reward Enter drawing per class
School Reward slip Accepting Bus Bucks How Used Other RHS Pride Bucks Yes By the Office Great Prizes RMS Shields Each house has a Box. Weekly drawing HB LEE Wing Tickets Bus bucks Worth Double Walt Morey Mustang Bucks Alder Reward Tickets Hartley Life Skills Bus Bucks and Life Skills are same Daily drawing And if receive 25 a special reward Wilkes WOW Scott Thank You Tickets Enter drawing per class Woodland Troutdale Helping Hands First Into the Office School PA broadcast Class drawing Sweetbriar Stinger Tickets Fairview Glenfair The Bus Bucks List

15 PBS FAIRS Join in the Schools PBS Fair Beginning of school Year
After Winter Break After Spring Break School Bus is the station Driver uses the PBS FAIR GUIDE

16 Bus Referrals Formal Bus Referrals submitted to schools PBS compatible
Differentiated between grade levels Documented by school on SWIS Documented by Transportation Department based on driver submission

17 District Bus Referrals Data

18 Major/Minor Problem Behavior

19 Transportation SET Adapt SET to collect Transportation data
Interview random sampling of students and drivers at same ratio as SET school set visits Adapt SET scoring guide to reflect Transportation data Develop SET graph



22 The PBS bus journey continues…….

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