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PBS & Alternative Schools/Programs: Where to Start?. 17 A July 10, 2008 11:00 a.m. 17 B July 10, 2008 2:00 p.m. Vermilion Parish Alternative Program Ellen Arceneaux, Supervisor Larry Dugas, Jr., Counselor Michael Wright, Facilitator. VPAP Beginnings.

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PBS & Alternative Schools/Programs: Where to Start?

17 A July 10, 2008 11:00 a.m.

17 B July 10, 2008 2:00 p.m.

Vermilion Parish Alternative Program

Ellen Arceneaux, Supervisor

Larry Dugas, Jr., Counselor

Michael Wright, Facilitator


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VPAP Beginnings

  • Michael Wright: VPAP Facilitator



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What to do?

  • Suspended and/or Expelled Students need:

    • “policing”

    • “punishment”

    • They don’t need PBS!


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PBS & Alternative Programs:

  • These two just don’t mix……….


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Upon further investigation:

PBS empowers students

to make good choices!

PBS helps educators

make a difference

in the lives of children!


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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

  • Breaking through -

    • “old school” thinking

  • Breaking through –

    • “We police behavior and teacher subject matter.”


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Re-thinking Re-evaluating Re-directing Re-ality


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Re-thinking

  • Change is difficult, but necessary.

  • If what we are doing isn’t working,

    why are we still doing it?


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Re-evaluating

  • Sharpening tools

  • Changing tools

  • Measuring

    • Success

    • Failure


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Re-directing

Step-by-step

Teach expectations

Teach skills


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REALITY

  • Students assigned to alternative programs/schools need:

    • Positive Behavior Support

    • Intervention for behavior and/or academics

    • Instruction in making good choices, instruction on expectations & social skills


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CHAIRPERSON

  • Vital to the success of implementation

  • Sets dates and time of meetings

  • Plans agenda for meetings

  • Keeps team focused on agenda and objectives of the team


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Our Team

  • 5 Teachers

    • 3 regular education (all grade levels)

    • 2 Special Education (all grade levels)

  • 1 Counselor

  • 1 Facilitator of VPAP

  • 1 Supervisor (PBS Facilitator)

  • 1 Secretary

  • 3 Para-professionals


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Communication

Teamwork

Problem/Solution Approach

Buy-in


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Professional Development

  • Entire staff attended 2-day PD for new PBS Teams – held on site in August 2007

  • Entire staff served on PBS Team and attended meetings on a regular basis

  • Follow-up PBS PD held on site in November 2007

  • Support PD on handling students who choose to make inappropriate choices


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Mission Statement

Teachers nurture and support.

Students grow, achieve, and leave.


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INCENTIVES

  • Community/parents involved – in-kind donations for incentives

  • Staff members also provided donations for incentives

  • Year-long PLANNING is VITAL for budgeting, organization, and student/parent awareness


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DATA

  • What are we building?

  • Where are we in the process?

  • Where do we want to be?

  • How are we going to get there?


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Goals for 2008 - 2009

  • Data, data, data

  • Point System & Chart

    • Communication w/parents

    • Students take responsibility

  • Social Skills Lessons Daily

    • Character Links

    • Classroom Social Skills

  • Continued Professional Development


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CONTACT INFORMATION


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