School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Keeping Up the Momentum Presented by: Milt McKenna
Set Up/My Goal Today • Provide “NEW” Ideas • Create Energy for “OLD” Ideas • Provide Useful Info • Reinforce Current Situation
In The Beginning • PBIS WAS NEW !! • SNI • We/You did whatever it took to keep it going (fresh) • A person with a PASSION • Lot‘s of Excitement • Enthusiasm • New Ideas
As time wore on . . . . • Less enthusiasm • Same old stuff • Burn out • No delegation • Overwhelmed • Overworked • Etc…..Etc…Etc…
? ? ? ? What Happened? ? ? How do we Get it back? ? ? ?
Challenge # 5 Competing, Inter-related National Goals • Improve literacy, math, geography, science, etc. • Make schools safe, caring, & focused on teaching & learning • Improve student character & citizenship • Eliminate bullying • Prevent drug use • Prepare for postsecondary education • Provide a free & appropriate education for all • Prepare viable workforce • Affect rates of high risk, antisocial behavior • Leave no child behind • Etc….
Sample Teaming Matrix Are outcomes measurable?
What Do You Do With Data ? • Make Informed Decisions • Look At Trends • Use Data To Inform
ODR Instructional Benefit 2001-2002 2277 2002-2003 - 1322 = 955 42% improvement = 42,975 min. @ 45 min. = 716.25 hrs = 119 daysof Instructional time
INTENSIVE Wrap Team Student Services Team TARGETED ESMH UNIVERSAL Family Leadership Team School counseling services Second Step FBAs/BIPs School health services Social skills, bully proofing, and/or anger management groups Student Intervention Plans School wide PBIS Behavioral contracting Health Education Voluntary State Curriculum Character Education Section 504 Plans and/or IEPs Alternative programs Check-in/Check-out Responsive counseling Bullying Prevention School mental health services Expanded School Mental Health Initiatives and Interagency Partnerships
REINFORCERS Cougar Traits in the Community Student Name __________________________________Displayed the Cougar Trait of: Respect Responsibility Caring Citizenship
Acknowledging SW Expectations:REINFORCERS“RATIONALE” • Humans require regular & frequent feedback on their actions • Humans experience frequent feedback from others, self, & environment • W/o formal feedback to encourage desired behavior, other forms of feedback shape undesired behaviors
How Do you “Redeem” Reinforcers? • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Drawings • Group Rewards • Purchase (Token Economy): • School Store items • Prize Cart • Privileges • Time on computers Bus Announcements • Lunch with … Answer Phone • Dances/Parties Computer time • Homework Pass • Dress Down Day (Faculty also)
High Fives Gotchas Traveling Passport Super Sub Slips, Bus Bucks Back/front of bus Free homework coupon Discount school store, grab bag Early dismissal/Late arrival First/last in Line Video store coupon, free fries Extra dessert Class event G.O.O.S.E 1-Free Period Massage File stuffer Coffee Coupon Golden Plunger Give Em’ a Hand Kudos Positive Office Referrals What really matters Is the positive social acknowledgement & interaction!! Samples
“DINGER” • Reminding staff to have positive interaction • Procedures • Ring timer on regular, intermittent schedule • Engage in quick positive interaction “GOLDEN PLUNGER” • Involve custodian • Procedure • Custodian selects one classroom/ hallway each week that is clean & orderly • Sticks gold-painted plunger with banner on wall “1 FREE PERIOD” • Contributing to a safe, caring, effective school environment • Procedures • Given by Principal • Principal takes over class for one hour • Used at any time “G.O.O.S.E.” • “Get Out Of School Early” • Or “arrive late” • Procedures • Kids/staff nominate • Kids/staff reward, then pick
So, with all of this going on, how do we maintain energy, dedication, forward movement for PBIS? ASSESS: Where you Are Where You have been Where you want to go
CELEBRATE • SUCCESS • ODR’s • SUSPENSIONS • POSITIVES • FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
. PBIS Matrix for Home • I am respectful Listen to my parents • Be truthful to my parents • Play cooperatively • Speak nicely to others • I am responsible Put away my toys, bike, and equipment • Help with jobs at home • Follow my parents’ directions • Share Thursday folder with parents • I am safe Play safely with others • Stay in designated areas • Stay away from strangers • Wear bike helmet and equipment • I am prepared Finish homework and share with parent • Pack backpack at night for school the next day • Go to bed on time • Get up and get ready for school when called
1. SOCIAL SKILL 2. NATURAL CONTEXT Expectations 3. BEHAVIOR EXAMPLES
The Power Of Teaching • “If a child doesn’t know how to read, we teach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to swim, we teach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to multiply, we teach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to drive, we teach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to behave, we … … teach? …punish?” Why can’t we finish the last sentence as automatically as we do the others? PBIS Philosophy
Reviewing Strive for Five • Be respectful. • Be safe. • Work peacefully. • Strive for excellence. • Follow directions. McCormick Elem. MD 2003
FUNDING • PTA • ADMINISTRATOR • LOCAL VENDORS (School Night at Pizza Hut) • Follow up with letters/certificates of appreciation • Soup er Mondays • Ask For Donations
No Magic Solutions Success !! Collaboration TEAM Work !! Hard Work DELEGATION
School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Keeping Up the Momentum Milt McKenna www.pbismaryland.org firstname.lastname@example.org