Host environment metaphor Cultural change that’s palpable…new staff falls in…new students fall in Not PBIS, but The Way for example.
Are we there yet?
Overview: Evidence of Pbis, Alan Robinson
Positive BehaviorInterventions & Supports Essential Elements of PBIS Alan Robinson, Chicago Public Schools
Your PBIS effortsare sustainable if thehost environmentrepresents a truecultural change thatsupports thebehavior of ALLstudents!
Host EnvironmentPositive changes and sustained use of best practices can not occur without: active administrative leadership and participation, proactive school-wide systems (procedures/routines) in place, and buy-in and support from staff
Staff Buy-In: Administrators have to EXPECT & DEMONSTRATE participation Students have to EXPECT & DEMONSTRATE participation Parents have to EXPECT & DEMONSTRATE participation Coaches & Cheerleaders have to be able to define those expectations with evidence and data
Is there evidence of…? an established agreement throughout the building: What is expected of our students? http://www.pbisillinois.org/“resources” “evaluation tools”
Is there evidence of…? explicit TEACHING of what is expected in terms of their behavior & acknowledgement of students when they meet those expectations.http://campus.umr.edu/rpdc/pbs_training_expectations.html
Is there evidence of…?an established agreement between faculty and administration:What behaviors are handled in the classroom and what behaviors are handled by the office?
Is there evidence of…? the use of discipline data: Who What Where When Is it used in every decision-making processwww.swis.org around discipline?
Is there evidence of…? active involvement of the people in the building with BEHAVIORAL EXPERTISE? Are they a part of the team targeting students or groups of students near the top of the pyramid?http://www.pbis.org/secondaryprevention.htm
Is there evidence of…? Changes being made based on data and evidence? http://www.pbisillinois.org/ “resources” “evaluation tools”
Is there evidence of…? • The design of the physical space and schedule BEST • Teaching the classroom PRACTICES expectations in classroom • Establishing classroom routines management • Using positive and negative consequences • Pre-correcting problem behavior • Correcting problem behavior • Delivering quality instructionhttp://www.pbis.org/English/Classroom_Support.htm