Presentation on theme: "December 2004 GERMANTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Soaring with the Eagles Positive Behavior Intervention Supports Angie Wagaman, School Counselor Mary Stuart."— Presentation transcript:
December 2004 GERMANTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Soaring with the Eagles Positive Behavior Intervention Supports Angie Wagaman, School Counselor Mary Stuart Kempton, School Psychologist
Elements of a Schoolwide Discipline Plan 1. Define Expected Behavior
Code of Conduct I will respect myself, others, and the environment. I will be responsible. I will be safe.
GERMANTOWN STUDENT PLEDGE I promise to do my best at Germantown Elementary by showing respect for myself and others, by working with my teachers to learn everything they need to teach me and by using my hands and feet for peaceful actions only.
2004–2005 Golden Eagle Guidelines Elizabeth Kiefer Principal Donna Spencer Assistant Principal Eric J. Smith, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools Roy Skiles, Instructional Director, Annapolis and Southern Regions
Elements of a Schoolwide Discipline Plan 2. Teach Expected Behavior
Germantown Behavior Teaching Matrix Behavioral Expectations ClassroomCafeteriaBusHallwayPlay- ground Bathroom Respectful Use kind words. Use a quiet voice. Raise your hand. Use a quiet voice. Follow directions. Use good manners. Use a quiet voice. Follow directions. Speak politely to the driver. Obey the Quiet Zones. Put hands by your side or on your lips & hips. Take turns. Share equipment. Use kind words & actions. Give others privacy. Keep it clean. Responsible Accept the consequences of your choices. Follow teacher directions. Bring all materials to class. Complete and return homework & classwork. Be on time. Clean up your eating area. Follow cafeteria rules. Eat a healthy lunch. Know your lunch number. Keep your seat clean. Follow bus rules. Be at your stop on time. Have all materials ready for dismissal. Walk on the silver line. Obey the Eagle Stop Signs. Have a hall pass. Line up promptly when recess ends. Clean up equipment. Be friendly. Use problem solving skills. Report damaged property. Use materials correctly. Return to your class promptly. Tell your needs to a teacher.
Germantown Behavior Teaching Matrix Behavioral Expectations ClassroomCafeteriaBusHallwayPlay- ground Bathroom Safe Keep chair legs on the floor. Ask for permission to leave. Use hands & feet for peaceful actions. Walk. Keep your food on your tray. Ask permission to leave your seat. Use utensils correctly. Stay in your seat. Keep aisles clear. Stay in your personal space. Walk. Face forward. Walk on the right side of the hall. Use hands & feet for peaceful actions. Use equipment correctly. Use fixtures correctly.
Social Skills/Character Education Second Step No Put Downs Cores Essentials Steps to Respect
“May I have your attention, please.” 1. Stop moving. 2. Stop talking. 3. Look at the teacher. 4. Listen to the teacher. 5. Follow instructions. From: Mychal Wynn, Building Dreams
Bus Rewards Program Bulletin Board Display Germantown Elementary School
Elements of a Schoolwide Discipline Plan 4. Develop a System for Responding to Behavioral Violations
Classroom Interventions Verbal warning Time out Time out in another classroom Loss of privilege Problem solving worksheet A Sad Eagle Report – a minor referral Parent contact Student Support Plan Referral to student support services: KidTalk Team, Student Support Team, Learning Lab Coordinator, School Psychologist, School Counselor
_____/____/____ Dear Parent or Guardian, The rules that our school endorses are designed to ensure that all of our students can learn in a peaceful and safe environment. Students who respect themselves, others and the environment, and who are responsible and safe are Germantown Golden Eagles. Today, your child, ____________________________, did not follow Germantown’s school rules. The following describes the improper behavior. 1. Unacceptable Physical Behavior 2. Abusive Language 3. Lack of Respect for Others 4. Lack of Respect for Another’s Property or School Property 5. Other Please talk to your child so that we can continue to work together to help your child learn and be a Golden Eagle. Your cooperation is appreciated. _________________________ Teacher Sad Eagle Report
Sad Eagle Report (page 2) Student ____________________ Grade______ Date ________ Time ______ Referring Staff __________________________Homeroom ________________ Problem Behavior __________________________________________________ Location Classroom Playground Hall Cafeteria Bathroom Gym Library Bus Zone Special Event Office Other Unknown Others Involved None Peers Staff Substitute Unknown Motivation Peer attention Adult attention Obtain objects Obtain activities Avoid tasks Avoid activities Avoid work Avoid peers Avoid adults Don’t know
Elements of Schoolwide Discipline Plan 5. Develop a System for Consistent Implementation, Monitoring, and Decision-Making
Elements of a Schoolwide Discipline Plan 6. Provide Booster Procedures During Targeted Times of the Year
Elements of a Schoolwide Discipline Plan 7. Provide Alternative Options for Students with Chronic Problem Behavior
Continuum of Behavior 1-7 % Individual (1%) 5-15% At Risk (6%) 80-90%, School-wide (93%) Student Support Team, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Behavior Intervention Plans, School Psychologist KidTalk Team, Learning Lab, Guidance Counselor, Mentoring Program Second Step, No Put Downs, Steps to Respect, Core Essentials