School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SwPBS)

SwPBS is a broad range of systemic and individualized strategies for achieving

important social and learning outcomes while preventing problem behavior

OSEP Center on PBIS

School-wide Positive Behavior Support Showcase

May 15, 2014 – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Safe Schools Institute – Boca Raton, FL

 

Essential Components of SwPBS:

 

  • Administrator support, participation, and leadership
  • Common purpose and approach to discipline
  • Define positive expectations (for all students & staff)
  • Procedures for teaching expected behaviors
  • Continuum of procedures for encouraging expectations
  • Continuum of procedures for discouraging inappropriate behavior
  • Procedures for ongoing monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of the SwPBS system

Principles That Guide SwPBS

  • Focus of discipline is on academic & behavior success
  • Is for all students, all staff, and all settings
  • Emphasizes prevention
  • Uses research-validated practices
  • Is coordinated by an SwPBS team
  • Emphasizes an instructional approach
  • Uses data to guide decisions

THE KEY:  Behavior is functionally related to the teaching environment.

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For more information about School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SwPBS) in the School District of Palm Beach County, click on the links below.

School-wide Positive Behavior Support General Information

http://trainu.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/course/view.php?id=367  

School-wide Positive Behavior Support in SDPBC Schoolshttp://trainu.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/course/view.php?id=1535

 

 

Contact Information:

June Z. Eassa, Ed.S.

Administrator

561-366-6980 (PX76980)

561-434-8881 (PX48881)

Email:  june.eassa@palmbeachschools.org