Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Presented by: Veronica Denis Jackie Finch Patuxent Valley Middle School Vdenis@hcpss.org Jfinch@hcpss.org

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<ul><li><p>Positive Behavioral Interventions and SupportsPresented by: Veronica Denis Jackie FinchPatuxent Valley Middle SchoolVdenis@hcpss.orgJfinch@hcpss.orgJuly 10, 2007</p></li><li><p>Getting Your Students to B.A.R.K.!Our Schools Journey to P.B.I.S.</p></li><li><p>PVMS</p><p>Facility opened - 1989</p><p>Total Enrollment: 728</p><p>Student Mobility </p><p>7.4% Entrants</p><p>7.1% Withdrawals</p><p>Ethnicity</p><p>White 45.5%</p><p>African American 39.1%</p><p>Asian 6.9%</p><p>Hispanic 7.1%</p><p>Native American 0.7%</p><p>Unidentified 0.7%</p><p>Students Receiving Special</p><p>Services 2005-06</p><p>Ltd. English Proficient 3.4%</p><p>Free/Reduced Lunch 16.3%</p><p>Special Education 9.2%</p><p>PTA members: 300</p></li><li><p>Critical FeaturesEstablish CommitmentEstablish and Maintain TeamSelf-AssessmentEstablish and Teach School-Wide ExpectationsEstablish On-Going System of RewardsEstablish System for Responding to behavioral Violations (Administrative Team)Establish School-wide Information System (SWIS)Build Capacity for Function-Based Support Build District Level Support (Howard County)</p></li><li><p>PBIS needs. . . Enthusiastic support from administrative team</p><p> Technology to support the SWIS system</p><p> Alignment with the schools strategic and school improvement plan</p><p> 80% staff buy-in</p><p>Start smallGather staff feedback and inputPresent data and showcase success</p></li><li><p>Obtain 80% Staff ConsensusYour staff will:</p><p>provide input in determining what our schools problems are and what our goals should be</p><p>make decisions about rules, expectations, and procedures in the commons areas of the school as a school community</p><p>Follow through with all school-wide decisions, regardless of my feelings for any particular decision</p><p>Commit to positive behavior support systems for a full year - allowing performance toward our goal to determine future plans</p></li><li><p>1. I would like to:Offer a suggestionVolunteer my services or timeLodge a complaintAsk a questionAcknowledge a successAsk for help2.Briefly describe feedback:PBIS Feedback FormPBIS is a school-wide initiative. Your feedback is very important to us.3. If lodging a complaint, pleaseoffer a suggestion:What do youthink? Your opinionmatters.</p></li><li><p>PBIS team members Administrator</p><p>School Psychologist</p><p>Guidance Counselor</p><p>Alternate Learning Placement Educator</p><p>Experienced staff who deals with at-risk students</p><p>6th, 7th, 8th grade and Related Arts representatives</p><p>Special Educator</p><p>Instructional Assistant</p><p>Parent member from PTA</p><p>Student Member from SGA, NJHS, etc.</p></li><li><p>Attend monthly team meetings</p><p>Offer collaborative assistance in student/staff in-services</p><p>Introduce/model PBIS to students and families</p><p>Contribute to decisions regarding PBIS team</p><p>Offer regular feedback on PBIS process</p><p>Establish and maintain reward systems PBIS team members will: </p></li><li><p>Establish School-wide Expectations </p></li><li><p>What PBIS looks like at PVMS</p></li><li><p>Teaching Expected Behaviors</p></li><li><p>Bucks are used for </p><p>Positive interaction between staff and studentBi-weekly rafflesSchool-wide celebrationsQuarterly iPOD drawings</p><p>Next year:B.A.R.K. storeBi-weekly drawingsQuarterly iPOD drawings</p></li><li><p>Raffle IdeasHW passesSitting with friends at lunchPrincipal for the dayAmusement park ticketsSkating admissionBowling gamesBasketball tournament with teachersBest buy certificatePizza couponsLimousine rideMall gift certificate</p><p>donated itemsbaseball ticketsice cream couponsschool suppliesmovie rentalsCoupons from local businessesSchool supplies Cotton candySnow ballsBingo Party with prizesIce cream socialPopcorn Party</p></li><li><p> Patuxent Valley Middle School</p><p>Student Behavior Management Process </p><p> Observe Problem Behavior </p><p> Problem Solve With Students</p><p>NO</p><p> Is Behavior</p><p>YES</p><p>Office</p><p> Teacher Warning </p><p> Managed? </p><p> Write Referral to Office</p><p>Teacher Managed vs. Office Managed</p><p> Language</p><p> Lateness</p><p> Preparedness</p><p> Calling Out</p><p> Put Downs</p><p> Refusal to Work</p><p> Minor Dishonesty</p><p> Tone Attitude</p><p> Dress Code</p><p> Food or Drink</p><p> Electronic Devices</p><p> Touching</p><p> Weapons</p><p> Fighting</p><p> Aggressive Physical Contact</p><p> Aggressive Language</p><p> Threats</p><p> Harassment to student or staff</p><p> Major Dishonesty</p><p> Truancy</p><p> Chronic Minor infractions</p><p> Smoking</p><p> Vandalism</p><p> Alcohol</p><p> Drugs</p><p> Gambling</p><p> Classroom Consequence</p><p>NO YES</p><p> Student</p><p> has 3 MIRs in </p><p> same Quarter?</p><p>SIDE BAR ON: Minor Incident Report Slips (MIRs)</p><p> Issue a MIR slip when student does not respond to pre-correction, re-direction or verbal warning.</p><p> Once written notify parent by requiring parent signature, a phone call, email or letter.</p><p> Take concrete action to correct behavior (i.e. assign detention, complete behavior reflection writing)</p><p> Whenever possible, have the corrective actions correspond to the behavior being corrected (i.e. talking to peer near seat, move seat)</p><p>Administrator Determines Consequences</p><p>Complete Minor Incident Report (MIR) if neccessary</p><p>Administrator follows through with Consequences</p><p>Administrator provides teacher feedback</p><p>Write referral to office. Attach or provide dates of MIRs</p><p>Continue teacher management until 3 MIRs are collected</p></li><li><p>School Wide Information SystemsSWISDecide who will enter the ODR dataGather support from teachers to include specific information on the ODRDecide whether or not Minor Incident Reports will be entered in SWISUse your SWIS data to determine your PBIS goals each month</p></li><li><p>Why? . . . THE RESULTS!!</p></li><li><p>GRAND TOTAL: 21,000 BUCKS# of positive interactions</p></li><li><p>ODR data</p></li><li><p>Suspension Data</p></li><li><p>The impact of PBISBased on 691 ODRs from 05-06 and 352 ODRs from 06-07,</p><p>Time RegainedStudentAdministratorMinutes50856780Hours85113Days1114</p></li><li><p>Snapshots of PBIS best. . .Teachers, Parents, and Custodians donated gift cards to PBISBus #129 rewarded one student with $20 and a gift basketB.A.R.K. bucks were incorporated into a students BIPNumerous stories from students and staff about the success of PBIS</p></li><li><p>Staff Reflections. . .Vdenis@hcpss.orgJfinch@hcpss.orgContact us at:</p><p>******************************</p></li></ul>