Optimal Conditions Assessment Rubric (Based on research of Evans et.al, 2006; Miranda, Prestacion & Soriano, 2002) Not Yet Approaching / Acceptable Achieved / OutstandingCounselor Counselor with B.A. Veteran school Counselor with M.Ed Doctorate in psychology with clinical andCompetency No special training with 1-3 including coursework in behavior school-based experience. Well connected withand Training years of school experience. disorders. local mental health services.Teacher First year teacher with no Three years of teaching experience. Good Veteran teacher with extensive training andCompetency specialized training. classroom management. Differentiated experience working with ADHD students.and Training Developing classroom instruction. Professional Development in Excellent classroom management, management skills. Some the School’s behavior management comprehensive, differentiated, integrated differentiated instruction. program. literacy instruction.Target High percentage of Low SES. Medium income student population with High percentage of High SES with selectivepopulation Open admission. community serviced available. Open admission. admission.Treatment No school-wide positive Discipline Plan focused on definition of Well-established SWPBSS. InterventionOptions behavior support system behaviors and consequences services for ESL and LD provided by trained resource teachers. Group sessions offered for academic training, social skills training, family training.Family Single parent or both parents Positive engagement of at least one parent. Positive engagement with both parents.dynamics working a combination of day Interest and support for a school-based Proactive interest and support for a school- and night shifts. Difficult to intervention plan. based intervention plan. Committed to family contact. Childcare provided by counseling from outside sources. someone other than the parents. Minimal or no response to notes or homework requests.School-wide Student handbooks and policy Teachers have classroom plans aligned to Classroom and school-wide plans are clearlyPositive are published, but there is not a school policy that are communicated to communicated and followed consistently. ThereBehavior well communicated plan for students and parents. is a strong emphasis on celebrating positiveSupport consistent implementation. behavior and providing support to students whoSystem struggle with behavior issues.