1 SCHOOL-WIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT PLAN PRESENTED BY: MRS. PICKENS, WSE SCHOOL COUNSELOR AND THE PBIS TEAM White Station Elementary
2 GUIDING PRINCIPLES We believe: Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school s mission. Student learning is the chief priority for the school. Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs. All students can learn. A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
3 VISION White Station Elementary will be a competitive, high-performing school that partners with all stakeholders to produce students who will become responsible citizens in society and successful future leaders.
4 MISSION STATEMENT White Station Elementary is a community who: Challenges Learners Achieves Academically Respects Self, School and Others Empathizes with others Strives for Excellence!
5 PHILOSOPHY Social skills are as important as academic skills and should be embedded in the curriculum and everyday practices.
6 PREVIOUS RESULTS White Station Elementary Tier I increased by 5% (Growing the Green) The amount of students in Tier II decreased from 3% to 1% White Station Elementary School reported a 0 percentage for Tier III students
7 SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOLS SCHOOL-WIDE PBIS (DISCIPLINE) TEAM WORKSHEET Principal: Ms. Thomas White Station Elementary School Assistant Principal: Mr. Breeden Professional School Counselor: Kathryn Pickens School Social Worker: Louise Levin General Education Teacher :Ms. Pickering PBIS Team Members Special Education Teacher: Ms. Williams Related Arts Teacher(s) : K. Shirley Student Representative: Mario Robinson Educational Assistant(s)/ Non-Certified Staff: Ms. Cox Parents (2): Cindy Brantley Linda Fitch Community Member: Stephanie O Dell Special Education Representative: Ruthie Stewart R E V I S E D 7 / 1 1 7
8 MONITORING PROCESS A ) E N T R Y D A T A W I L L B E E N T E R E D B Y T H E F R I D A Y F O L L O W I N G T H E E N D O F T H E R E P O R T I N G P E R I O D T O E N A B L E R E V I E W O F A C C U R A T E D A T A. P E R S O N R E S P O N S I B L E M S. B U C K N E R B ) D A T A R E V I E W D A T A W I L L B E R E V I E W E D W I T H I N O N E W E E K O F F I N A L D A T A E N T R Y F O R R E P O R T I N G P E R I O D. P E R S O N R E S P O N S I B L E M R. B R E E D E N C ) D A T A R E P O R T I N G D A T A T R E N D S W I L L B E R E P O R T E D T O F A C U L T Y W I T H I N A W E E K O F T H E P B I S D I S C I P L I N E C O M M I T T E E D A T A R E V I E W M E E T I N G. P E R S O N R E S P O N S I B L E M S. R. S T E W A R T A N D A S S I S T A N T P R I N C I P A L, B R A D L E Y B R E E D E N
9 School Name White Station Elementary Action Plan for School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (Aligned with Effective Behavior Supports Survey & Team Implementation Checklist) Action Number Action ( Who Does What?) By When? (Date) How will we know it is done? (Data Source) Establish & Confirm Commitment (TIC 1 & 2) 1. Admin will attend meeting at least 90% of the time and provides funding for PBIS activities. 2. Admin will put time on staff agenda for PBIS updates and actively promotes PBIS as priority. 3. Improving school climate/discipline is important to staff. 4. Faculty is involved in some decision making/establishing goals and faculty feedback is obtained throughout the year. Ongoing 14/15SY Team meeting minutes Establish SWPBS Team (TIC 3 5) 1.Team includes grade level, support and SPED teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, school counselor and admin and has established a clear mission/purpose. 2. Team will have regular meeting schedule and effective operating procedures. 3. PBIS team has clearly defined objectives/outcomes. Ongoing 14/15SY Team meeting minutes Conduct Self- Assessment (TIC 6-8) 1. Team will complete EBS survey when available. 2. Team will summarize existing school discipline data. 3.Strengths, areas of immediate focus, action plan are identified. Ongoing 14/15 SY Data analysis reports
10 Action Number Action ( Who Does What?) By When? (Date) How will we know it is done? (Data Source) Discipline data are gathered, summarized and reported to staff to make decisions (TIC 15) 1. Data collection is easy, efficient, and relevant. 2. Data will be entered weekly and analyzed monthly. 3. Data will be shared with team and faculty monthly. Sept-May Data Dashboard Faculty agenda Build capacity for function based support (TIC 16-17) 1.PBIS Coach will be utilized. 2. Students are identified through multiple data sources, teacher/parent request. 3.Focus of support is preventative, educative, functional, data based, empirically valid, collaborative and tied to school-wide, classroom and individual support programs. Ongoing 14/15 SY S-Team minutes Other tasks 1.Funds will be allocated for building and maintaining school-wide behavioral support. Ongoing 14/15 SY Financial records
11 CELEBRATIONS S U C C E S S E S W I L L B E C O M M U N I C AT E D B Y : A N N O U N C E M E N T S B U L L E T I N B O A R D S M O N T H LY N E W S L E T T E R S H O M E / C O M M U N I C AT I O N F O L D E R S P T O M E E T I N G S W E B S I T E
12 SCHOOL-WIDE RULES Come to school ready to learn Always do your best Respect self and others Exemplify positive behavior Speak kind words
13 BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS MATRIX
14 General Procedure for Dealing with Problem Behaviors Observe problem behavior Find a place to talk with student(s) NO Is behavior major? YES Ensure safety Problem solve Write referral & escort student to office Determine consequence Problem solve Follow procedure documented Determine consequence Follow documented procedure NO Does student have 3? YES Follow through with consequences File necessary documentation Send referral to office File necessary documentation Follow up with student within a week
15 PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE Classroom Discipline Plan - unique to each individual teacher Classroom Interventions Behavior Intervention Manual (BIM); Logical rules and consequences Student/parent conferences at the request of teacher, parent or administrator School-wide Interventions Life Skills, SRT, Small Group Counseling, Character Education
16 PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE After-school Detention Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:15, assigned and monitored by teacher, zone 0, transportation is parent s responsibility, doing homework is not permitted, detention work will be assigned, incomplete work will result in additional day of detention
17 PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE Out of School Suspension issued by administrator, parent conference required to clear suspension. Alternative Setting referral process. Mental Health Referral- referral process; case-by-case basis for extreme behavior issues.
18 HOW WE TEACH THE RULES AND PROCEDURES C O D E O F C O N D U C T M E E T I N G S W I T H E A C H G R A D E L E V E L P R E S E N T E D B Y S C H O O L C O U N S E L O R A N D A S S I S TA N T P R I N C I P A L. U N I V E R S A L L E S S O N P L A N S B E I N G D E V E L O P E D. C L A S S R O O M R U L E S P O S T E D I N S I D E C L A S S R O O M S. S C H O O L- W I D E R U L E S P O S T E D T H R O U G H O U T T H E B U I L D I N G O P P O R T U N I T I E S F O R P R A C T I C E. I N T E R C O M A N N O U N C E M E N T S M O R N I N G A N D A F T E R N O O N
19 COMMUNICATING EXPECTED BEHAVIORS Student handbooks will be distributed at registration and reviewed by teachers at parent s night. SCS Student Code of Conduct distributed and signed by parents at registration A flyer regarding transportation, drop off/pick up procedures will be distributed at registration. Bus rules reviewed and signed at registration. Bus rules and procedures will be discussed with bus drivers and bus students. Parent Night offers review of student behavior expectations.
20 COMMUNICATING EXPECTED BEHAVIORS Rules and procedures will be taught at the beginning of the school year and reviewed throughout the year. Students will be reminded of rules and procedures through morning announcements. Reminders of rules and procedures will be included in school newsletter.
21 SCHOOL-WIDE PROCEDURES Morning Arrival- Students will line up at the flagpole door by grade level and enter with the 8:00 bell. Students not in their classrooms by 8:16 will be marked tardy. Tardy students must obtain a tardy slip from the office. Independence Day begins after Labor Day and parents cannot walk students to class after this date.
22 SCHOOL-WIDE PROCEDURES Hallway Students must always walk in the hallway at Zone Zero. Students should walk on the right side of the hallway. Individual students must have a hall pass when in the hallway. Voice level expectations posted in hallway and cafeteria.
23 SCHOOL-WIDE PROCEDURES Cafeteria Use Zone One voices Display good table manners Remain seated Keep area clean Refrain from sharing food Classroom clips and bucket will be taken to the cafeteria. If a student does not follow the rules, their clip may be placed in the bucket. Classroom teacher will provide a reward for those students whose clips remain outside the bucket.
24 VOICE LEVELS 0 No Talking 1 Spy Talk 2 Partnership & Small Group 3 Normal Voice 4 Presenter 5 Outside
25 SCHOOL-WIDE PROCEDURES Departure Student dismissal tags are displayed on backpacks. Dismissal will be staggered and called from the office. All bus riders will be dismissed from the multipurpose room. Car riders will be dismissed from the flagpole door. Walkers will be dismissed from the grade level hallways. KK students will be dismissed from their classroom and will be assigned a car rider number on the main hallway near the flagpole door.
26 CLASSROOM PROCEDURES Classroom and school-wide rules will be posted in the classroom. Procedures for morning routine, turning in home/class work, transitions, requesting help, managing materials, etc. will vary by individual teachers. Procedures will be discussed with students.
27 SCHOOL-WIDE INCENTIVES FOR RECOGNIZING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR Caught you Being Good Tickets Tickets will be awarded randomly to students displaying outstanding appropriate behavior. Students may enter Caught You Being Good tickets for a chance to win lunch with the principal. Caught You Being Good tickets may be redeemed for gifts at the Caught You Being Good store. Lunch with the Principal Each week 4 names are drawn (2 from the K-2 jar and 2 from the 3-5 jar) and the winning students eat lunch with the principal. The lunches are donated from Chick-Fil-A.
28 SCHOOL-WIDE INCENTIVES CONTINUED Kindness Counts Tickets Students earn kindness counts tickets for exhibiting positive, kind actions towards other students Teachers maintain a jar with the tickets students have earned in the classroom. Each Thursday the teacher will draw two names from the kindness counts jar. These students will be able to wear their favorite shirt to school on Friday.
29 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH Teachers will nominate fellow co-workers, including educational assistants and secretaries, based on good attitude and willingness to help others. Nominations will be placed in a jar located in the Teacher s Lounge. Once a month the principal will draw a name from the jar and the winner will receive a $25.00 gift card to a local restaurant.
30 TEACHER OF THE YEAR The purpose of this program is to recognize outstanding teachers that exhibit professionalism and dedication to their students and White Station Elementary School. The candidates will be selected by the ADMIN Team. Teachers cannot accumulate more than 1 sick day per school year (personal days and religious holidays do not count). The Professionalism Rubric will be used by the ADMIN team as the criteria for selecting the candidates. The top three candidates will be invited to attend the Teacher of the Year Luncheon sponsored by the Memphis East Rotary Club. The Teacher of the Year winner will receive $ from the Rotary Club. The remaining two teachers will each receive $50.00 gift cards.
31 SCHOOL-WIDE INCENTIVES FOR RECOGNIZING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR Honors Program Recognition will be given to students that meet the criteria for Principal s List, Honor Roll, and Good Citizenship. Each 9 weeks, support teachers will recognize students who exhibit good citizenship and effort during their support class.
32 ORGANIZATIONS TO PROMOTE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR Beta Club Guys in Ties Girls in Pearls Student Council
33 INCENTIVE EXAMPLES
34 INCENTIVE RESOURCES A D O P T E R S : R O TA R Y C L U B O F E A S T M E M P H I S C H I C - F I L- A ( O A K C O U R T M A L L ) E M B R O I D M E F I R S T S TAT E B A N K L O W E S I N D E P E N D E N T P R E S B Y T E R I A N C H U R C H PTO Fundraisers Adopter Donations
35 PROGRAM ELEMENTS Character traits and related stories are shared by the principal each morning during morning announcements. A Bully/Violence Prevention Program is implemented school wide to foster positive interpersonal relationships. Responsive Classroom morning meetings are held daily in all prek- 5 th grade classes.
36 CHARACTER EDUCATION Thought for the Day Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings Embedded in daily classroom instruction Morning announcements Family Life Education and Health & Wellness Guidance lessons taught throughout the year by the school counselor Character traits emphasized: Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Kindness, Fairness, and Hope
37 ATOD PREVENTION W H I T E S T A T I O N E L E M E N T A R Y S C H O O L S U P P O R T S A T O D I N I T I A T I V E B Y P R O M O T I N G R E D R I B B O N W E E K. T H I S W E E K I N C L U D E S A D A Y S E T A S I D E F O R D R U G A W A R E N E S S A N D P R E V E N T I O N. T H E H E A L T H C U R R I C U L U M I S E M P H A S I Z E D A S W E L L A S T A U G H T T H R O U G H O U T T H E Y E A R. R E D R I B B O N W E E K I S C O O R D I N A T E D B Y T H E S C H O O L C O U N S E L O R, M R S. P I C K E N S, W I T H A D D I T I O N A L H E L P F R O M T H E P E C O A C H A N D W E L L C H I L D N U R S E.
38 BULLYING PREVENTION The faculty and staff receive training from the school counselor during which bullying is defined and prevention strategies are shared. The school counselor will provide lessons in all K-5 classes to educate students on all types of bullying and what to do if they experience bullying at WSE. Healthy Choices Week and Red Ribbon Week will include a day to focus on healthy relationships. A Bullying Awareness Workshop is held in September each year by the School Counselor.
39 PREVENTION PROGRAMS R E S P O N S I V E C L A S S R O O M N O B U L LY I N G P R O G R A M T U T O R I N G P R O G R A M S R S V P T U T O R I N G P R O G R A M W AT C H D. O. G. S. G R O U P C O U N S E L I N G S C H O O L S O C I A L W O R K S E R V I C E S
40 PARENT WORKSHOPS Parent workshops are held 6 times a year. September is WSE Bully Awareness Month and the counselor conducts classroom training as well as a parent workshop dedicated to educating parents about bullying. Other workshops include: study skills, parenting tips, and outside speakers from a variety of community resource services.
41 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN School Safety Committee Watch D.O.G.S. Parent Volunteer Safety Patrol School Crossing Guard School Check In Multi Hazard Emergency Management Plan Emergency Crisis handbook Regular safety drills: fire, tornado, lockdown, and earthquakes
42 DRILL SCHEDULE Fire Drill Earthquake Drill Tornado Drill Lockdown Drill
43 INTERVENTION PLAN Secondary interventions to be used include: Group counseling anger management, social skills by school counselor Individual sessions check-in, check-out by school counselor Mentoring selected faculty BIM as needed social worker Parent workshops to be conducted by the school counselor in the fall and spring
44 SECONDARY INTERVENTION EVALUATION S T U D E N T S B E H A V I O R W I L L B E E V A L U A T E D B Y : T E A C H E R R E P O R T S P R E S E N T E D T O S R T. D I S C I P L I N E R E F E R R A L D A T A / S T E A M C L A S S R O O M O B S E R V A T I O N S S M A L L G R O U P E V A L U A T I O N S D A T A C O L L E C T E D U S I N G A B C C H E C K L I S T
45 TERTIARY INTERVENTIONS S T U D E N T S R E F E R R E D T O T H E S C H O O L S U P P O R T T E A M A R E I D E N T I F I E D B Y S TA F F, P A R E N T S A N D / O R A D M I N I S T R AT O R S. F U N C T I O N A L B E H A V I O R A S S E S S M E N T S A N D B E H A V I O R I N T E R V E N T I O N S P L A N S W I L L B E D E V E L O P E D A S N E E D E D. S T U D E N T S S U C C E S S W I L L B E M O N I T O R E D AT I N T E R V A L S E S TA B L I S H E D B Y T H E S R T.
46 SCHOOL-WIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT PLAN LET S GO SPARTANS!