Positive And Positive Aspects Of A Positive School

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Introduction
A positive school climate is essential. Schools with a positive climate tend to have less discipline problems. In addition, positive climates can encourage positive development, as well as promote academic motivation and engagement. This, in turn leads to fewer absences and improvements in academic achievement.
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) is a prevention-oriented way for school personnel to organize evidence-based practices, improve their implementation of those practices, and maximize academic and social behavior outcomes for students. (PBIS: Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports, 2015)
Creating a system that recognizes and appreciates positive behavior is a key part of maintaining a positive school climate.
Participants
Teams identified at the school will consist of an administrator, counselor, lead teacher, and PBIS coordinator or other student services coordinator. Substitutions for team members are permitted except for the school administrator.
Teams, with the assistance of a facilitator from the School Safety Resource Center, the Anti-Defamation League or the Colorado Education Initiative, would work through data and decide on a plan of action.
After receiving the necessary training, the selected team would then present material to school staff and monitor progress throughout the school year through staff evaluations and student and parent surveys.
Participants include administrators, school staff, parents, and
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