Classroom Management for Student Engagement

The Wisconsin RtI Center/PBIS Network and CESAs have partnered to provide training and support in Classroom Management. A list of trainers can be found at the bottom of the Contact Us page.

Classroom Management trainings are offered across the state! View our brochure for more information.

Activities in this series have been designed to be completed by both individuals and school teams. Although the series was intended to be done sequentially, if the data shows your team has a particular need in a certain area, please feel free to modify the order. Use the Manual for Using Online Modules to help you design an effective professional development plan.  

This online series supports the Educator Effectiveness Initiative and connects with domains two and three of the Danielson model and standard five of the Strong model. 

Start Here

Start Here! Making Connections

This is an introductory e-learning module that provides an overview of the series. Learn how classroom management is connected to PBIS, academic achievement, culturally responsive practices, the Educator Effectiveness initiative, and coaching.

Classroom Management Modules

We recommend that you take a classroom management knowledge survey before beginning this training. Learn why here.

Module 1: Rules and Routines 

This module covers developing a classroom matrix, developing classroom routines based on the matrix, teaching routines, and pre-correction. Prior to using this module, you may want to complete the Self Reflection Checklist. Download a PowerPoint file of this presentation.

Module 2: Acknowledgement Systems

This module covers specific positive feedback, group contingencies, token economies, and developing a continuum of reinforcements. Prior to using this module, you may want to complete the Self Reflection Checklist. Download a PowerPoint file of this presentation.

Module 3: Consequence Systems 

This module about consequence systems looks at active supervision, explains best practices for using a range of consequences, explores the basic function of behavior, and introduces tracking minor behavior incidents. Prior to using this module, you may want to complete the Self Reflection Checklist. Download a PowerPoint file of this presentation.

Training supplement: Implicit Bias materials

NEW! Module 4: Room Arrangement Through a Culturally Responsive Lens (available in PowerPoint form only)

This module will explore how to best arrange the classroom to support learning activities, maximize student engagement, and reflect the cultures of the students you teach. Download the PowerPoint file of this presentation. You will also need the Self-Reflection Checklist for this module and the activity handouts.

For teachers and staff who have not attended trainings with your PBIS team

Classroom Overview

This module, which includes an introduction to PBIS, is specially designed for teachers and staff who have not attended trainings with the school's PBIS team. It addresses the theory and rationale behind the training. Download a PowerPoint file of this presentation.