Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports of Virginia
3 Month PBIS Calendar Guide and Resource
Having a calendar as a guidance document has been a big assistance in keeping track of what to do in the month to month. Use this calendar to guide your professional development, planning, and implementation. We hope that you find this helpful. We will continue to send out calendars in 3 month chunks in hopes that you can manage your time around those activities that are most immediate and not think too far in advance without problem-solving the current realities in your buildings and divisions. Good luck and may this resource be helpful.
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Nathanael Greene Primary & Elementary Schools have spent time focusing on building reciprocity and collaboration through effective team meetings. Listen to what the administrator and principal have to say about leading their schools towards implementation of positive behavior interventions and supports.
Nathanael Greene Primary & Elementary Schools have worked hard on building their team structure, which has a diverse representation of staff members. Listen to teachers and administrators as they talk about the team process and what outcomes happen as a result of collaboration and meeting monthly around structured routines and schedules.
What is PBIS?
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) is a framework for establishing the social culture and behavioral supports needed for a school to be an effective learning environment (academic and behavior) for all students, faculty, staff, parents, and community. PBIS is a process for continuous improvement (OSEP Center on PBIS, 2010).
The basic logic of SWPBS and essential features within, such as teaching expected behaviors and providing high rates of positive feedback, have been clearly linked to improved student outcomes. The remaining challenge is to build capacity within independent school districts across the United States to assist with the development, implementation, and problem solving to overcome barriers, and to maintain school team efforts to allow schools to build a complete continuum of behavioral supports. (Lewis, T.J., Barrett, S., Sugai, G., Horner, R.H. 2010, pg. 3)
Still wondering what PBIS is? Click Here for an extended discussion with Rob Horner (University of Oregon) and Jenny Stonemeier (TASH) that goes into detail and gives some of the history of PBIS. An interesting listen for sure!