Presentation on theme: "Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) Jessica Mellen Enos (704) 832-2510."— Presentation transcript:
Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) Jessica Mellen Enos (704)
Expectations Be responsible Active participation Be respectful Cell phones Listen attentively Be kind Listen and respond appropriately to others
PBIS What is it? A proactive systems approach to school-wide discipline A collaborative process that focuses on prevention and instruction Promotes positive student and staff behavior Implemented consistently by staff and administration
Why PBIS? When a child can’t read, we: ______ When a child struggles in math, we: ______ When a child doesn’t know how to drive, we:______ When a child can’t swim, we:______ When a child struggles with behavior, we:_____?
Traditional vs. PBIS Traditional Focused on problem behavior Goal: to stop problem behavior using punishment PBIS Replace problem behavior with new behavior/skill Rewards appropriate behavior
Why PBIS? Behavior is learned and is functional Continued behavior reinforcement Behavior communicates need Functions of behavior: Attain/avoid: attention, activity/tangible, sensory Instructional time and academic achievement are linked
Implementation Essential elements for success: Clear expectations and rules Clear communication Consistency Building relationships
Expectations Small group time: brainstorming what we expect in school Be prepared to share out 3-5 expectations
Rules Small group time: brainstorm what specific behaviors meet set expectations in each school setting: Write rule recommendations down to share with PBIS team to create matrix. - Classroom - Hallway - Cafeteria - Gym - Bus - Media Center - School grounds
Moving Forward Create a team Determine a school coach Examine data monthly Share data with all staff monthly Remain committed to your students and to each other
Wrap Up Implementation: 3-5 year process ODR data spikes: expected and okay! Prize time!