School Discipline at the DAEPPresented by:Jamillah Jackson
•Today’s Agenda Brief breaks will be at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm Lunch from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm 1 Tearing Off Labels Addressing negative labels for DAEP placement 2 Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook Where did they go wrong? 3 Positive Rewards VS Negative Infractions Purpose of Power Sheets 4 Getting Parents On Board! Parental Support at the alternative campus 5 Academics are a PRIORITY! Holding kids accountable
•Tearing Off Labels Are they really BAD kids? • NO, we don’t’ want our students to feel as if they are bad kids. • They just made poor choices. Question: Why are you here? • Types of DAEP placement • Discretionary placement Answer: I broke • Possible early release the student code • Mandatory placement of conduct. • No possibility of early release.
•What will others think of me? DISAPPOINTMENT LOSER TROUBLE TO THIS FAMILY! MAKER AshamedPATHETIC I’m no good
•Examples of discipline placement Student Conduct Violations DISCRETIONARY PLACEMENT MANDATORY PLACEMENT• Persistent Misbehavior • Assault to staff, student, or• Disruption volunteer• Threatening Student or Staff • Felony on school property• Gang violence/school related • Indecent Exposure• Criminal mischief • Retaliation Against Staff• Knife: non-illegal • Terroristic Threat• Off Campus non-Title V felony • Substance Violation (Non Felony) • Alcohol • Controlled Substance • Marijuana
•Student Code of ConductWhat is it?• The student code of conduct is a valuable resource that provides information to parents and students regarding standards of conduct, consequences of misconduct, and procedures for administering discipline.• It is revised and adopted by the district on a yearly basis.
•Student Code of ConductWhere is it?• The student code of conduct can be accessed online http://www.mckinneyisd.net /information/docs/SCOC.pdf• Or from the central administration building if a hard copy is preferred.
•Student HandbookA valuable resource • The student handbook is designed to provide both parents and students with basic information about school. http://www.mckinneyisd.net/information/d ocs/Handbook.pdf
•Positive versus Negative What is our focus?• POSITIVE Support • NEGATIVE infractions• Gives students a sense of • Lowers self-esteem accomplishment. • Makes them feel that their• Eases the tension between situation is hopeless. students whenever they do • No sense of proving others make mistakes. wrong.• Redirection is received better • You’re BAD, BAD, BAD!! and improves behavior awareness.
•Weekly POWER Sheets Give them the POWER!• A weekly power sheet • Each class period • Points are awarded will be given to each teachers will fill out based on student. students • Dress code POWERsheets. • Staying on task• Students are • Being on time responsible for • Students can earn 0- • Citizenship handing in their 10 points for every POWERsheet to each class period. teacher.
•Example of POWERsheet The POWERsheets are a way for students to track their Level +2 +2 +4 +2 behavior. They can see what ______ On time Dress On task citizen- areas they need to work on code ship and in which class. 1st period Based on the points that they earn during the day will 2nd period determine which color level they will be on for the 3rd period following day. 4th period Color levels range from RED to BLUE. 5th period 6th period 7th period
•Getting Parents Onboard Parental Involvement is encouraged Open Door Policy • Invite them to visit anytime Communication • Weekly phone calls and emails Meet and greet • Talk to parents as they drop off and pick up students. Teacher websites • Keep current information on your teacher webpages.
•ACADEMICS Academics and Behavior- the continuous cycleAcademic expectations arestill the same.DAEP teachers are highlyqualified and certified.Students will still follow Math ELARMISD curriculum.Core subjects will be taughtas well as some electives. Science HistoryHigh school students willreceive elective work fromtheir home campus butadministered by DAEPteachers.
•Questions and Comments(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.mckinneyisd.net/students/