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1 1900 East Raines Road Memphis, Tennessee 38116 A. Maceo Walker Middle School School-wide PBIS Plan Discipline Plan1900 East Raines RoadMemphis, Tennessee 38116
2 Guiding Principles- Beliefs All students are capable of learning.Instruction should address different learning styles, meet students at various levels of comprehension and make a connection to other subject areas.Assessment should be varied to meet the child’s levels of understanding, occur in different forms, and should be used to decide if the students are ready to move to the next lesson.Faculty, staff, and students should be considered and included in all decision making.Students and all employees of A. Maceo Walker Middle School should follow the rules and guiding principles given to us by the local, state and federal educational agencies.
3 Guiding Principles- School Character Points Be RespectfulBe ResponsibleBe Right
5 VisionA. Maceo Walker Middle School’s stakeholders visualize our school as a learning organization that supports and enhances the learning environment to meet the needs of all its students. A. Maceo Walker’s curriculum challenges the minds of all its students to develop critical, logical, high-order thinking skills to become life-long learners in an international and technical society.
6 MissionThe mission of A. Maceo Walker Middle School is to equip all students with the necessary skills to master state mandated standards, to read with comprehension, to write with clarity, and to compute with accuracy while developing reasoning and problem-solving skills. Students will meet or exceed proficiency standards in their respective grade levels.
7 Philosophy StatementChildren have an intrinsic desire to do well and behave appropriately; thus, it is our responsibility to provide the guidance and structure necessary for students to succeed in school. We believe every child has a right to learn in an environment free from fear, intimidation and disruptions; thus its is our responsibility to foster an educational climate where positive school wide behavior is expected and modeled daily. Students, parents and all staff members have a pro-active responsibility to ensure students adhere to school-wide rules and procedures which maintain a safe, effective academic arena.
9 Previous Results Toward 2009-2010 Goals A. Maceo did not meet our goal of decreasing disciplinary referrals by 50%.A. Maceo did not meet our goal of decreasing the number of expulsions by 50%. However, we did move from 29 expulsions in 2009 to 17 in 2010.A. Maceo did not meet our goal of decreasing suspensions by 50%.A. Maceo did not meet our goal of decreasing the number of fights by 50%. However, we did move from 75 fights in 2009 to 58 in 2010.
10 A. Maceo’s GoalsDecrease home suspensions (3-5 days) for each grade by 50%Decrease office referrals in each grade by 50%Increase student attendance by 10%Increase student recognition efforts/activities
11 MCS School-wide PBIS (Discipline) Team Worksheet 2011-12 Principal: Tonye McBrideAssistant Principal : Terrence BrittenumProfessional School Counselor: Bethelyn Henderson (Internal Coach) & Tamala BrownSchool Psychologist : Ralph RogersGeneral Education Teacher(s): Anzari Rankin, Renia Williams, Linda CameronMEA Representative: Shelia HuntleyElected Teachers (2): Edward Hunter, Michelle FranklinSpecial Education Teacher(s): Vetrea BrewtonRelated Arts Teacher(s): Monica CampbellStudents NONEEducational Assistant(s)/ Non-Certified Staff: Carolyn MasonCommunity Member : Jimmy TaylorParents (2)* Janice Echols & Donald BanksISS Assistant (recommended): Willie UnderwoodCafeteria/Custodial Staff: Shalissia SmithBus Driver :External PBIS Coach: William Overton
12 2011-2012 PBIS Meeting Schedule 20 Day Reporting PeriodApproximate Dates of Reporting PeriodsAll data for period entered into system (A)SW PBIS Team meeting dates (B)Team meeting dates to report interpretation of 20 day data (C)1Aug. 8- Sept .29/2/118/19/20119/8/20118/ 22/119/12/112Sept. 6- Oct. 310/3/1110/13/201110/24 /113Oct. 4- Nov. 211/2/1111/17/201111/21 /114Nov. 3 – Dec. 512/5/1112/8/201112/ 12 /115Dec. 6 – Jan. 181/18/121/26/20121/30 /126Jan. 19- Feb. 152/15/122/23/20122/27 /127Feb. 16 – Mar. 223/22/123/22/20123/29 /128Mar. 23- Apr. 204/20/124/20/20124/26 /129Apr. 23- May 185/18/125/21/20125/21 /12
13 Team Member Roles Data entry designee: A. Dandridge, GOS, T. McBride, Principal,T. Brittenum, Asst. PrincipalData summary reporter to SW PBIS Team :Terrence Brittenum, Asst. PrincipalName and title of person responsible for sharing data trends:Team representatives- Hunter, Huntley, Franklin, Brewton, Campbell, Rankin, R. Williams, & Cameron
14 Monitoring ProcessMonitoring of the school-wide behavior plan is on- going.The Principal, Assistant Principal, Instructional Facilitator, and Classroom Teachers discuss the implementation plan during team and staff development meetings.Coaching is provided for teachers and the S-Team process is used to develop intervention plans for students with at-risk behaviors.
15 A. Maceo Walker’s Self Assessment Survey Results – Spring 2010
18 CelebrationsA. Maceo Walker Middle School celebrates the unique contributions of faculty, staff, and students toward the accomplishments of school goals.School-wide and teacher academic achievements are celebrated throughout the year.Individual students, homerooms, entire grade-levels, and the entire school enjoy celebrations for achieving fight-free goals.An eighth grade promotion program and 8th grade week will be used as rewards.Individual classroom and team celebrations, pizza parties, and field trips will also be utilized as means of celebration.
20 Behavior Expectations Matrix RulesMorningEntryClassroomHallwayCafeteriaLibraryRestroomLockersBusAfternoonExitBe RESPECT-FULReport to designated area immediately and quietly.Pay attention.Follow teacher’s directions.Allow others to learn.Walk silently.Walkin a straight line.Walk to the right.Follow directions of cafeteria monitors and cafeteria staff.Stand quietly in line and wait your turn.Follow all media center rules. Follow directions of the librarian.Speak silently.Wait your turn.Allow others privacy.Speak softly.Enter lockers quickly and quietly.Spend only a minimal amount of time at the locker.Follow the directions of the driver at all times.Walk out the building in an orderly fashion. Remain quiet and follow directions of hall monitors.BeRESPON-SIBLEArrive dressed in uniform.Arrive on time.Arrive with materials needed for the day.Stay on task.Complete Assignments.Come prepared to learn,Keep the halls clean.Remain seated once you get your tray.Leave your area clean.Return books on time.Use materials and computers correctly.Keep the restroom clean.Flush the toilets.Put paper towels in the trash can.Use materials properly.Keep lockers neat and orderly.Keep your locker combination to yourself.Close your locker completely.Enter your locker at the designated times only.Report to the bus on time.Have your bus pass with you at all times.Remain seated.Get all belongings before you exit the building.BE RIGHT
23 General Procedure for Dealing with Problem Behaviors Observe problembehaviorIsbehaviormajor?Remind the student(s) of rules and proceduresNOYESEnsure safetyRedirect student(s) ofinappropriate behaviorWrite referral &Escort student(s) to officeEnforce classroom managementstrategiesProblem solveDetermineconsequence based uponviolations of level 3, 4, or 5Conference with student(s)Student reflection logFollowdocumentedprocedureDoesstudenthave a referral(s)?NOYESFollowthrough withconsequencesSend thereferral to theoffice with theparent, student, teacher conferenceform attachedPhone call to parent(s)Document phone callsand conferencesConference with theguidance counselorand/or behavior specialistSign behavior contractFile necessarydocumentationFollow upwith studentwithin aweek
25 School-wide Procedures Beginning of the yearDistribution of student handbooks to parents during orientationGrade level orientations, during the first week of schoolSchool wide quizOngoingPost procedures throughout school,Daily announcement remindersMonthly Newsletters/ Family Nights
26 Classrooms Beginning of the year Teach routines and procedures using the Explain, Rehearse, Reinforce ModelIntroduce classroom meetings to build relationships and open communicationOngoingPost procedures and rules in the classroomConduct regular classroom meetingsBehavior Reflection logs
28 Code of Conduct Post Test Information School: A. Maceo WalkerPrincipal: Tonye McBrideSchool Enrollment:Number of Post-test administered:% of students scoring 80% or above: :Date make up/retest scheduled (for absentees and students scoring below 80%): August 24, 2011Name of Person Submitting Form: Terrence BrittenumTitle: Assistant PrincipalPhone:
29 ArrivalStudents walking or being dropped off by parents will enter through the front doors only.Bus riders enter through cafeteria.Students will remain in the cafeteria or auditorium until dismissal to class.Staff members will greet and monitor waiting areas until 8:15 a.m.At 8:15 a.m., students will report to their lockers then directly to homeroom.
30 Dismissal Students will be dismissed each day at 3:15 p.m. Students should be completely off campus by 3:45 p.m. unless accompanied by a teacher for a specific activity.There is no adult supervision of students after this time, unless they are at a specified tutoring or practice
31 Passing ClassesDuring the school year, A. Maceo Walker Middle School will implement a no-bell schedule during the school day. The bell will ring twice – once in the 8:30 signaling the start of homeroom and again at 3:15 signaling the end of the school day. Therefore it is imperative that all teachers assist in facilitating a smooth transition.Class change will occur in the following manner. First, all teachers should synchronize their watches to match the bell clock in the main office; thus, ensuring all clocks read the same time.When a class ends, the team captain will line his or her students up in the hall along side the lockers. The other classes are to remain seated until it is time for them to make their move into their next class. After the designated teacher has his or her students lined up in the hall, team of teachers should direct the transition to the next class.
32 LunchroomTeachers will escort students silently in a straight line to the cafeteria.Teachers will stagger their arrival to prevent overcrowding in the cafeteria lines.The first few minutes of lunch is designated quiet time. Student will follow the cafeteria rules.The last 5 minutes will be designated as quiet time.Students will be escorted out of the cafeteria by their classroom teachers.
33 AssembliesStudents are to be escorted to the auditorium by their teachers, and sit in assigned homeroom section.Teachers will sit or stand next to their classes and monitor their students’ behavior.Talking will not be allowed when entering, during assemblies, or exiting.
34 RestroomsEach team has a designated time for students to use the restrooms as a class. However, if a student(s) needs to use the restroom at another time, the teacher will issue the student(s) the hall pass and allow one student at a time to go to the restroom.Revised 7/10
35 Hall Passes/LockersAll students must have a hall pass when they are out of class for any reason.Students are only allowed in lockers :Before homeroomAfter lunchAfter school
36 Ongoing Orientation for New Students As new students enter, the administrative, guidance and secretarial staff will ensure their orientation into the school and ensure their knowledge of school rules, expectations, and procedures.Students will meet with a student council representative a review school rules and expectations with him or her from a student perspective.
37 Office Referral Procedures When a disciplinary referral form is necessary, please be sure to complete the following: 1) student's first and last name, 2) date, 3) time, 4) grade, 5) school name, 6) referring teacher, 7) room number, 8) student status, 9) incident & level of severity, 10) location of the misconduct, 11) incident details, 12) others involved, and 13) progressive actions taken by the teacher before the office referral. Referrals should only be placed in Mrs. McBride's or Mr. Brittenum's mailboxes in the main office. The referral should be completed accurately. Only one student should be written up on a single disciplinary referral form (there should not be three students written up on one form).If student misconduct happens prior to the teacher’s planning time, the referral should be submitted during his/her planning time. If the student misconduct occurs after a teacher’s planning time, the referral should be submitted by the end of the school day. When incidents occur and administrators are unavailable, the guidance counselors can provide classroom interventions and/or assist in escorting insolent students to the office. It is important that all serious incidents (physical accidents/injuries, fights, sexual harassment, and other level five offenses) be reported immediately.
38 Classroom ProceduresEach team will develop a standard set of classroom procedures for students to follow outlining:Team classroom rulesOpening proceduresTransition methodsHall passesAsking for helpCooperative groupsTurning in HomeworkWritten Assignment ProtocolMake-up WorkCommunication with Parents
40 School-wide Procedures for Communication with Parents Parent CONNECTPhone calls from teachersParent ConferencesOPEN HOUSEFamily Nights (Math & Reading)PTO MeetingsSBDMC
41 School -wide Incentives Student of the MonthPrincipal’s 200Fight FreePep RalliesAfter School DancesTalent ShowsNo Uniforms Day*Team Fieldtrip*(must meet instructional objectives)
42 Student of the MonthA student from each grade level will be selected each month. A student will be nominated by the teachers on the student’s team. After the nominations have been submitted, administrators will select a student from each grade level. Student nominations should be based upon the student demonstrating:academic excellence/improvementresponsibility in the classroomability to work well with othersgood charactergood conductschool spiritother outstanding qualities demonstrated by the student
44 Principal’s 200 Club Bulletin Board Revised 7/10
45 Fight-free Incentives Classes from each grade level that are “fight free” within a grading period will receive certificates, Homework passes, “Movie Day”, or “Jeans and Jersey Day”.The grade level that is fight free for a grading period will be allowed to participate in going skating, bowling, movie at a theater, party the last hour or school, or have a dance the last hour of school.
48 Teacher Incentives Teacher of the Month WOW Award (Went Out of their Way)Jaguar Bucks
49 Teacher of the MonthA teacher will be selected each month as the “Teacher of the Month.”A teacher can be nominated from a student and/or staff member.The teacher of the month will be selected based upon the number of nominations submitted for that teacher.If there is a tie between two teachers, one name will be drawn from a box.These nominations are based upon a teacher demonstrating leadership, school spirit, cooperation, being a team player, and other outstanding qualities as an educator.Teacher of the Month will be displayed on the school website and a specific location in the building.At the end of the school year, the selected teachers will have a catered luncheon in their recognition.Also, a plaque will be displayed in recognition of these outstanding teachers.
50 A. MACEO WALKER MIDDLE SCHOOL Recognizes(Teacher)asTeacher Of The Monthfor August 2011.__________________ __________________Tonye McBride, Principal Terrence Brittenum, Asst. Principal
51 Teacher of The Month Bulletin Board Revised 7/10
52 WOW AwardA teacher can be nominated to receive a WOW AWARD for extra or exceptional effort made in the following areas:-exercising leadership to promote productive teamwork that-generating short-term results-helping to develop targeted common, short-term assessments-implementing and sharing new teaching ideas that promote better results-gathering or organizing data and evidence of improvement-assisting and supporting colleagues-presenting professional development workshops to faculty-participating in after school activities more than one hour beyond the normal school day
53 WENT OUT OF THEIR WAY AWARD WOW AWARDWENT OUT OF THEIR WAY AWARDThis award is presented to : (Teacher)at A. Maceo Walker Middle School on (Date)Description of the exhibited leadershipTonye McBride, PrincipalTerrence Brittenum, Assistant Principal
55 Communication with Parents & Community PTA MeetingsTitle I MeetingsMonthly Calendars / NewslettersLetters HomeSchool WebsiteDaily Parentlink messagesParent CONNECT attendance, academic and behavior monitoringRevised 7/10
56 Character EducationEach week a character trait will be displayed, discussed, and explored to help students in decision making and maximize their potential.These traits will be presented during morning announcements (Guidance Counselors/Administration), class meetings (Teachers), Peer Mediation/Conflict Resolution Meetings (Guidance Counselors /Students). These traits will also be discussed during classroom guidance sessions.Students will assist with the daily announcements by giving the “Morning Inspirational Moment.”MCS Family Life Education and Health & Wellness Curricula will be taught in PE and classrooms.Grade level team meetings will be conducted weekly to address instructional concerns, ongoing discipline issues with students, conduct team-parent conferences, or plan specific activities and thematic units.
58 ATOD Prevention Red Ribbon Week “Just Say No”-Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Prevention WeekWatch D.O.G.SFight –Free Schools
59 Bullying PreventionTraining for sexual harassment and bullying is usually done at the beginning of the school year. During the week of September , 2010, A. Maceo launched its Anti-Bullying Campaign. Students developed posters, flyers, and dressed in specific gear to bring awareness to bullying.On-going training for sexual harassment and bullying is presented by our school counselors, guest speakers, Center for Safe & Drug Free Schools, and the administrative staff.Examples Include: On-Going Classroom Guidance, Peer Mediation, Open Door Counseling Sessions, etc.
62 Violence Prevention Programs Taught ByTaught ToHow OftenKingian TrainingMrs. Brown & HendersonAll StudentsAnnuallyMendez Too Good For DrugsCoach TurnerHealth StudentsEach SemesterToo Good for ViolenceEach semesterPrograms on Life SkillsScience TeachersBullying Prevention ProgramsMrs. Brown & Mrs. HendersonWeeklyPeer MediationGuidance Counselors & StudentsStudents w/ conflictsAs Needed
63 School Safety PlanA school safety plan is given to the faculty & staff at the beginning of the school year.A. Maceo Walker Middle School adheres to the school-wide Safety Plan that is outlined in the School Emergency Management Guide.Drills for fire, weather, and other emergency situations will occur as indicated within the plan.Faculty and staff reviewed School Emergency Management Plan 8/22/2011.
65 Tier 2/Intervention Team Tonye McBride, PrincipalTerrence Brittenum, Asst. PrincipalBethelyn Henderson, Professional School Counselor (Internal Coach)Tamala Brown, Professional School CounselorWilliam Overton (External Coach)Angela Hewitt, PDSCC
66 Intervention Strategies For students who have been referred to the office times, A. Maceo Walker uses the following intervention strategies:group counseling (3 types)Academic- Students experiencing difficulty with academic courseworkCareer- Eighth grade students in preparation for high schoolSocial- Students experiencing difficulty with social skills and/or behavioral issues.mentoringbehavior plans for repeated minor infractions and over 5 days out of school suspension (using BIM and other resources)S-Team MeetingsParent Conferences/ Parental InvolvementIn School SuspensionOvernight Suspensions
67 In-School Suspension Plan A. Maceo Walker Middle School follows the guidelines of Memphis City Schools through the Division of Student Engagement for the ISS Program.Students are referred by the administration and designated faculty.Students will be monitored by the ISS teacher.Activities include class assignments from teachers, character education building activities, real-world discussions, and anger management activities.
68 Secondary Intervention (Tier 2) Evaluation Each 20 day period, the data for Tier 2 students is analyzed. The PBIS team plays close attention to the following:Number of office referralsObservation dataData from the Chancery SMS system will be used to determine success rate of interventions.Conferences (Students, Teachers, Guidance Counselors, etc.)Parent, Teacher, Student Surveys
69 Tertiary Interventions (Tier 3) Our School Support Team (S-Team) and teachers identify and plan for these students by reviewing disciplinary referrals and parent conferences. S-Team meetings, meetings with the counselors, and meetings with the teachers are conducted early to identify special student needs. We monitor these interventions with data from the Chancery SMS.We have 0 Functional Behavior Assessments and comprehensive Behavior Intervention PlansA. Maceo does not participate in the SHAPE ProgramWe have 2 Threat Assessments (From last year )Currently, we have 0 expulsionsWe monitor each 20-day period the success of interventions. We look for a decreased number of disciplinary referral forms and parent contacts/meetings for Tier 3 students. We also look for an increase in attendance and academic performance for these targeted students.
70 2011-2012 First 20 Day Continuum Green zone 0 – 1, yellow zone 2 – 5, red zone 6+ office referrals CONTINUUM OFSCHOOL-WIDEINSTRUCTIONAL &POSITIVE BEHAVIORSUPPORTTier 3Tertiary Prevention:SpecializedIndividualizedSystems for Students with High-Risk Behavior0%Tier 1Primary Prevention:School-/Classroom-Wide Systems forAll Students,Staff, & SettingsTier 2Secondary Prevention:Specialized GroupSystems for Students with At-Risk Behavior2%98% of Students
71 Computation for Triangle – 1st 20 Days 2011-2012 Number of students with 6+ office referrals (red zone)= 1Divide this number by total enrollment (676) for % in red zone 1%Number of students with 2 – 5 office referrals (yellow zone)= 34Divide this number by total enrollment for % in yellow zone 4%Number of students with 1 office referral= 145Add together totals from 1, 2, & 3 and subtract from total enrollment to get students with 0 office referrals0–1 office referral (green zone)=add totals from 3 & 4. Divide by total enrollment for % in green zone %Total students referred (total of first 3 lines)=Divide by total enrollment body for % students referred 26%
72 ConclusionA. Maceo Walker Middle School is committed providing a positive environment that promotes appropriate student behaviors and encourages students to practice self-discipline with the support and guidance of administrators, teachers, parents, and other students.A. Maceo Walker Middle School’s School-wide PBIS Plan will be implemented to ensure a safe, orderly, and respectable environment that maximizes the possibilities for effective teaching and learning.