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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Presented by: Veronica Denis Jackie Finch Patuxent Valley Middle School Vdenis@hcpss.org Jfinch@hcpss.org July 10, 2007. Getting Your Students to B.A.R.K.!. Our School’s Journey to P.B.I.S…. Critical Features. Establish Commitment

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positive behavioral interventions and supports

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Presented by: Veronica Denis

Jackie Finch

Patuxent Valley Middle School



July 10, 2007

getting your students to b a r k

Getting Your Students to B.A.R.K.!

Our School’s Journey to P.B.I.S….

critical features
Critical Features
  • Establish Commitment
  • Establish and Maintain Team
  • Self-Assessment
  • Establish and Teach School-Wide Expectations
  • Establish On-Going System of Rewards
  • Establish System for Responding to behavioral Violations (Administrative Team)
  • Establish School-wide Information System (SWIS)
  • Build Capacity for Function-Based Support
  • Build District Level Support (Howard County)

PBIS needs. . .

☑Enthusiastic support from administrative team

☑ Technology to support the SWIS system

☑ Alignment with the school’s strategic and school improvement plan

☑ 80% staff buy-in

  • Start small
  • Gather staff feedback and input
  • Present data and showcase success

Obtain 80% Staff Consensus

  • Your staff will:
    • provide input in determining what our school’s problems are and what our goals should be
    • make decisions about rules, expectations, and procedures in the commons areas of the school as a school community
    • Follow through with all school-wide decisions, regardless of my feelings for any particular decision
    • Commit to positive behavior support systems for a full year - allowing performance toward our goal to determine future plans
pbis feedback form pbis is a school wide initiative your feedback is very important to us
1. I would like to:

Offer a suggestion

Volunteer my services or time

Lodge a complaint

Ask a question

Acknowledge a success

Ask for help

2.Briefly describe feedback:

PBIS Feedback FormPBIS is a school-wide initiative. Your feedback is very important to us.

What do






3.If lodging a complaint, please

offer a suggestion:


PBIS team members

  • Administrator
  • School Psychologist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Alternate Learning Placement Educator
  • Experienced staff who deals with at-risk students
  • 6th, 7th, 8th grade and Related Arts representatives
  • Special Educator
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Parent member from PTA
  • Student Member from SGA, NJHS, etc.

PBIS team members will:

  • Attend monthly team meetings
  • Offer collaborative assistance in student/staff in-services
  • Introduce/model PBIS to students and families
  • Contribute to decisions regarding PBIS team
  • Offer regular feedback on PBIS process
  • Establish and maintain reward systems

Bucks are used for

Positive interaction between staff and student

Bi-weekly raffles

School-wide celebrations

Quarterly iPOD drawings

Next year:

B.A.R.K. store

Bi-weekly drawings

Quarterly iPOD drawings

raffle ideas
HW passes

Sitting with friends at lunch

Principal for the day

Amusement park tickets

Skating admission

Bowling games

Basketball tournament with teachers

Best buy certificate

Pizza coupons

Limousine ride

Mall gift certificate

donated items

baseball tickets

ice cream coupons

school supplies

movie rentals

Coupons from local businesses

School supplies Cotton candy

Snow balls

Bingo “Party” with prizes

Ice cream social

“Popcorn Party”

Raffle Ideas
school wide information systems swis
School Wide Information SystemsSWIS
  • Decide who will enter the ODR data
  • Gather support from teachers to include specific information on the ODR
  • Decide whether or not Minor Incident Reports will be entered in SWIS
  • Use your SWIS data to determine your PBIS goals each month

# of positive interactions



The impact of PBIS

Based on 691 ODR’s from ‘05-’06 and 352 ODR’s from ‘06-’07,

snapshots of pbis best
Snapshots of PBIS’ best. . .
  • Teachers, Parents, and Custodians donated gift cards to PBIS
  • Bus #129 rewarded one student with $20 and a gift basket
  • B.A.R.K. bucks were incorporated into a student’s BIP
  • Numerous stories from students and staff about the success of PBIS

Staff Reflections. . .

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