Positive Behavior Support Seminole Springs Elementary
PBS Team • Vision Statement • “Seminole Springs Elementary School • is committed to achieving the highest standards • through an expanded family circle.” • MISSION STATEMENT • Our mission is to teach every child to his/her fullest potential • in a caring and supportive atmosphere. • Our goal is that no child be left behind.
We Must Teach Them. Once you have developed classroom expectations, it is not enough to just post the words on the walls of the classroom…. • We must teach them to the students!
Why PBS? “Approximately one-half of all classroom time is taken up with activities other than instruction, and discipline problems are responsible for a significant portion of this lost instructional time.” (Cotton 1990)
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Is… • A positive school-wide culture • A plan to reduce negative behaviors • A way to increase and reinforce positive behaviors • A plan to teach students and staff positive behaviors • A way to monitor and track student behavior
Tiered Model of School Supports & the Problem-Solving Process ACADEMIC and BEHAVIOR SYSTEMS Tier 3: Intensive, Individualized Interventions & Supports The most intense instruction and intervention based on individual student need provided in addition to and aligned with Tier 1 & 2 academic and behavior instruction and supports. Tier 2: Targeted, Supplemental Interventions & SupportsMore targeted instruction/intervention and supplemental support in addition to and aligned with the core academic and behavior curriculum. Tier 1: Core, Universal Instruction & SupportsGeneral academic and behavior instruction and support provided to all students in all settings. FL RtI State Transformation Team, Dec. 2009
PBS and RtI:Behavior Core Principles of PBS RtI:B Critical Components Multi-tiered levels of support Evidence-based instruction and interventions Effective problem-solving Data-based decision making Progress monitoring Fidelity of implementation • Multi-tiered levels of support • Team process • Builds effective environments • Evidence-based interventions • Effective problem-solving • Data-based decision-making • Progress monitoring • Fidelity of implementation
Implementation Cafeteria • Given only by lunchroom assistant • Reward once a month for top class from each grade level and top class overall
Implementation Hallways Classroom Own reward system Class rewards are determined by teacher • Procedures Are: • Quiet • Hands to your side • Single file line • Keep to the right
Discipline Procedures • What if after positive rewards students are still misbehaving? • Reteach and model appropriate behavior • Reward positive behavior • Follow the classroom behavior system. • If necessary, begin to fill out the Observed Student Behavior Report
What is next for our school? • Continue Positive Behavior Reward System • Continue School wide culture
We are all in this together! • PBS has changed our school culture • There will be improvements and changes • We need every single adult on our campus to make this work • We are the BEST at Seminole Springs Elementary!!!