What is PBIS?

Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) is a general term that refers to the application of positive interventions and system changes to achieve socially important behavior change. It is based on a problem-solving model and aims to prevent inappropriate behavior through teaching and reinforcing appropriate behaviors.

 

 

2016-17 PBIS Team

Jennifer Peets – Coach                        Kim Conley – Coach

Autumn Lewis                                       Marley Myers

Trey Haynes                                         Christie Jones

Jolie Ledger                                          Janet Mock

 

What are the Responsibilities of the PBIS Team?

  • Meet monthly to discuss PBIS program initiatives
  • Monitors the implementation of the PBIS program
  • Reviews discipline data and develops interventions to address specific school needs
  • Organizes school-wide reward activities
  • Provides classroom support to teachers

 

Trojans “ROCK” – Respect Ownership Caution Knowledge

  • ROCK is the teaching/learning component of our PBIS program
  • The Rock framework addresses appropriate student behavior in different school environments.
  • ROCK rubrics are posted throughout the school to remind students of appropriate behavior in the different locations.
  • LCMS West ROCK Review – teach these behaviors from day one and intermittently throughout the year as needed.
  • The PBIS team will determine specific school behavioral needs as related to the ROCK program and formulate an action plan to target those needs.

 

REWARD SYSTEM

  • Rewards are based on office referrals (school)
  • Bus referrals that result in ISS or OSS will be counted against eligibility to participate in reward activities
  • The reward cycle lasts for nine weeks (grading cycle)
  • If a student receives a referrals he/she will be ineligible to participate and or/receive a reward for the remainder of the nine week period

 

PBIS Interventions

  • Student Mentor Program
  • Teacher Mentor Program
  • Counseling sessions for disrespect
    • The second time the student is moved on the tracking form for disrespect they will be required to attend two counseling sessions with their counselor.
  • Team building activities
  • School-wide behavioral lessons
  • PBIS Teacher of the Month
  • Positive Behavior Acknowledgement – “Respect Board” located in the rotunda
  • PBIS team assistance with classroom management or managing specific student behavior
  • Teachers are trained in the Behavior RTI process and will be given a resource bank to address the behavior needs of their students. The RTI process will include, but not limited to, performing Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA’s) and developing Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs).