Texas Schools, Bullying and the Law. Compliance Training for MISD Staff. The Texas Education Code Chapter 37 and MISD Board Policies FFI require all school staff be trained on bullying laws, procedures, and intervention. . Training Chapters Include:. What is Bullying Bullying and the Law
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Compliance Training for MISD Staff
The Texas Education Code Chapter 37 and MISD Board Policies FFI require all school staff be trained on bullying laws, procedures, and intervention.
Bullying and the Law
copy of MISD Board Policies on Bullying.
Download policies from links below:
http://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Download/310?filename=FFI(LOCAL).pdfMISD Board Policy – Freedom from Bullying
It’s not just the bully.
Student Incident Report (FFI Local- Exhibit B): Can be filled out anytime, anywhere by students, staff, or parents who have experienced, witnessed, heard about or participated in inappropriate or concerning behaviors
Paper-pencil Incident Report: Students complete report in an administrator’s office.Bullying Prevention Interventions
Purpose: To quickly interrupt bullying or other inappropriate behaviors and clarify expectations.
Delivery method: Face-to-face, keeping it SHORT AND ON POINT.
When: The first time inappropriate behaviors are observed. Remember: Prevention means interrupting and redirecting behavior BEFORE negative patterns are set.
Where: Wherever bullying behaviors are observed (hallways, cafeteria, auditorium, gymnasium, library, bus line, classroom, etc.)Bullying Prevention Interventions
How: Clearly and directly interrupt the behavior, name the behavior, show empathy to victim, caution perpetrator and bystanders, report what you saw to an administrator using your campus incident report or referral form, as directed by your campus administrators.
What NOT to do: Dole out punishments, engage in long dialogue, argue with students; do not ignore inappropriate student behaviorBullying Prevention Interventions