Assessments and System Maintenance

Learn how other schools are setting up and maintaining their systems, and watch technical assistance videos that can help you do the same.

Equitable Practices for Preventing and Responding to Problem Behavior

Online Tier I Technical Assistance: Equitable Practices for Preventing and Responding to Problem Behavior. This technical assistance session focuses on decision points in PBIS systems that are vulnerable to implicit bias or environmental factors. A specific strategy to address these vulnerable decision points (VDPs) is addressed.

Office Discipline Referrals, Feedback, and Intent

Presented by: Kent Smith (Audio Only – Approximately 10 minutes) Kent addressed issues like: defining what being “written up” means, watching for emerging patterns, teaching expectations to fluency at the beginning of the year for different grade levels, best practices for visual flow charts and consequence menus, how to appropriately re-teach expectations by modeling wrong behavior, the necessity of re-teaching within the documentation process, and ways to avoid allowing write-ups to become frequency counts.

Freshman Success

This one-hour webinar will provide an overview to Freshman Success and how it fits within the context of a Culturally Responsive Multi-Level System of Support. The Freshmen Success model is designed to support the academic, organizational and social needs of all freshmen students. It is a universal level prevention-oriented model designed to (a) build school engagement skills in transitioning freshmen, (b) create a supportive, predictable environment, and (c) foster self-management skills. Participants will gain an understanding of what Freshman Success is and what is required for implementation (Systems, Practices, Data). Technical Assistance and support options will be shared with those interested in using the Freshman Success model. Presenters: Brigid Flannery, Associate Professor/Senior Research Associate Mimi McGrath-Kato, Senior Research Assistant Educational and Community Supports (ECS) College of Education University of Oregon

Setting Up Your Acknowledgement Systems

Presented by Wisconsin PBIS Technical Assistance Coordinators Michelle Polzin and Amy Tranel, this webinar discusses acknowledge systems and how they work. For schools these formal systems will include a set of written procedures outlining specific behavioral expectations that are used across settings and within classrooms.

Students with Disabilities within PBIS Systems

Dana McConnell, Coordinator of Instructional Services for Students with Disabilities for the WI RtI Center, discusses how students with disabilities fit into a PBIS system. Students with disabilities are regular education students first. The section was part of an hour long discussion focused on implementation of PBIS tier 2.

West Allis: Using the Tiered Fidelity Inventory With Dave Stanley

Dave Stanley shared his experiences using the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI). He administered this instrument to 18 schools in West Allis. He discusses walk-throughs, PBIS visibility, asking crucial questions, expectations, celebrations, and using the assessment.