What is PBS? <ul><li>PBS focuses on creating systems with school staff to promote students to take responsibility for their behavioral choices. </li></ul><ul><li>PBS is a custom designed process and is not a canned prescriptive program with a one size fits all for schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Each school tailors the systems to fit their needs and expectations. </li></ul>
What are the PBS systems? <ul><li>School Wide Systems (for all students) </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Setting Systems (hallways, lunch area, bathrooms, playground, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Systems (keep classroom and building systems consistent) </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Systems (supporting high risk students with individual plans) </li></ul>
What Must Staff Do To Make PBS Successful in Their School?
The staff needs to act together to set common expectations, not just for learning, but for the behaviors that support learning.
Staff must come to common agreements to promote consistency in managing student behavior, teaching students the desired behaviors, and tracking discipline issues in the student management decision-making process.
What Do PBS Schools Use to Promote Expected Student Behavior?
PBS schools use school-wide and classroom positive reinforcement to promote expected student behavior and teach behavioral expectations, like academic skills.