Presentation on theme: "Gonzales Middle School 2008-2009 Staff Expectations."— Presentation transcript:
Gonzales Middle School Staff Expectations
Classroom Be Positive Choose a positive attitude Give your best effort Greet students at the door as they enter your class Smile! Acknowledge student accomplishments Carry Bulldog Bucks visibly Choose your attitude!
Classroom Be Prepared Follow LP guidelines as set forth by APSB Prepare learning activities that keep students meaningfully engaged meaningfully engaged meaningfully engaged Play! Make their day!
Classroom Be Respectful Value the ideas & opinions of students Always be fair, firm & consistent with discipline Refrain from arguing with students Give an appropriate consequence only to the student(s) whose behavior warrants such
Classroom Be Safe & Orderly Be prompt Establish orderly routines & procedures Provide adequate, proper supervision for all students at all times Maintain accurate records Follow all directives as set forth by GoMS Be there!
Staff Meetings/Professional Development Be Positive Choose a positive attitude Offer solutions to problems Choose your attitude!
Staff Meetings/Professional Development Be Prepared Have all needed materials requested (APCC, LPs, etc.)
Staff Meetings/Professional Development Be Respectful Value the ideas & opinions of others Be an active listener & participant Stay on task Make their day!
Staff Meetings/Professional Development Be Safe & Orderly Be prompt Follow through with all assigned tasks, activities, assignments, etc. Be there!
Parent Conferences Be Positive Choose a positive attitude Reassure parent(s) that their child can be successful Remain nonjudgemental Choose your attitude!
Parent Conferences Be Prepared Have all needed materials (grade book, attendance book, infraction charts, etc.) Have a designated room to meet
Parent Conferences Be Respectful Be polite & always begin on a positive note Listen carefully to parents’ concerns & other points of view Refrain from diagnosing behavior Make their day!
Parent Conferences Be Safe & Orderly Be prompt Document all conferences Be there!
SBLC / IEP Meetings Be Positive Choose a positive attitude Choose your attitude!
SBLC / IEP Meetings Be Prepared Have all needed materials (grade book, attendance book, infraction charts, etc.)
SBLC / IEP Meetings Be Respectful Value the ideas & opinions of others Be an active listener & participant Make their day!
SBLC / IEP Meetings Be Safe & Orderly Be prompt Follow through with all decisions (modifications, accommodations, interventions, etc.) Be there!
Gonzales Middle School Staff Incentives Let us make your day!
Big Dog of the Week Nominate a colleague for recognition for: Having a positive attitude Radiating a true sense of joy in performing his/her duties Showing a willingness to go above & beyond the call of duty to assist both students & fellow staff members Serving as a “steady rock” for those who need it Serving as a role model for our students
Big Dog of the Week (cont'd) Nomination forms are located near the Big Dog of the Week box in the staff lounge Each Friday, one staff member will receive special treats, special recognition in the newsletter & a special place on our Big Dog of the Week bulletin board Make their day!
Big Dog Bucks Staff members who follow the school expectations will be rewarded with Big Dog Bucks. $$$ Big Dog Buck $$$ Staff ________________________________ Thank you for being positive, prepared, respectful, safe & orderly! L.C.
Big Dog Bucks (cont'd) Big Dog Bucks can be used to purchase privileges such as: Free dress No duty Late sign-in Early sign-out Leave campus for lunch Special parking spot Play!
Staff Attendance Incentive Any staff member who misses less than five (5) days of school during the school year will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a “Duty Free” year for the school year. Number of Days Missed Number of Times Entered into Drawing Be there!
Modeling Expected Behaviors Children learn at an early age to copy the behaviors they see modeled for them… Watch this… Watch this… Watch this…