PBIS New Team Member Training:
Establishing a Foundation for Collaboration
and Operation
Presenters: PBIS District Team
Day Three
Learning Intention
We are learning about:
• Universal Systems of PBIS, our role in our
school's PBIS framework, and understand our
school’s current fidelity with implementing
Success Criteria
I know I am successful when:
• I have a clear understanding of my role as a
trained PBIS team member in my school’s
implementation of the PBIS framework
• I understand and can implement PBIS best
practices around my school and can
successfully hold a PBIS Tier 1 Team Meeting.
*Facilitator Notes:
Day 3
--------Behavioral Lesson Plans
Implementation Plan
*Facilitator Notes:
• Be Respectful
– Listen to others
– Allow others to speak
– Take phone calls out of room
• Be Responsible
– Contribute to discussions
– Take notes as needed (use your Action Plan)
• Be Safe
– Take care of yourself
– Walk
*Facilitator Notes:
Attention Signal
• I say:
“Hocus Pocus”
“All Set”
“Ready to Rock?”
“Ba da ba ba ba”
You Say:
“Everybody Focus”
“You Bet”
“Ready to Roll”
“I’m Lovin’ it!
Group/Partner Work
• Working in Families
• Duck, Goose
• Power Dating at 12:00, 3:00, and 6:00
Power of Words
• The most powerful and longest lasting
acknowledgement is our positive words
• All students should receive 5-1 positive to
corrective feedback from every adult
• The Power of our Words:
– http://youtu.be/Hzgzim5m7oU
In your families, take turns and share out your
30 second elevator speech on your school’s
high-frequency acknowledgement system
(tickets and a raffle, names read on
announcements, etc).
*Facilitator Notes:
Discipline Procedures Day 2 Review
– Is your T-Chart reviewed and followed by all staff members?
– Do teachers have classroom management strategies?
• Data
– BLAST! Behavior, Location, Average, Student, Time
– Is data pulled and analyzed at all meetings?
• What are your data sources? Filters?
– What conclusions are drawn from data?
• Expectations
– Are all school rules positively stated and within the expectations on eye-catching
posters in all areas?
– Do staff members use posters as a teaching tool?
• Acknowledgement System
– How are students acknowledged for positive behaviors? (frequent, medium, and
– Staff acknowledgement?
– Is your system sustainable or does it take up all of your time?
Day 2 Review
• Discipline Procedures
• Data
Day 2 Review
• Expectations
-posting and teaching
• Acknowledgement System
-students associate positive
reinforcement with what is
Team Meetings Review
Problem Solving
• How can we adjust our
systems to address data
(student needs)?
• How can we reach more
students, staff, and
• What information needs
to be relayed to
students, staff, and
Preparing and
Planning Logistics
• behavior and attendance
• behavior lesson and
booster implementation
• communication/engagement of students, staff,
and parents
• T-charts, signage, etc.
Behavioral Lessons
*Facilitator Notes:
Behavior Lessons
• Taught weekly, 10-15 minutes
• Everyone participates
– Whole school stops what they are doing and does at same time
– Teachers can fit the lesson into their schedule
• Topics based on data - Big 5 or staff observations
• Monthly calendar created in advance
• Created in advance and provided to teachers - online or created from scratch
• Use a variety of teaching strategies
– Examples/ non-examples, scenarios, discussions, videos, stories, etc
(youtube examples)
• Can be embedded within the curriculum
– When reading a story, stop and discuss the behaviors of the characters as
safe, respectful, responsible
– Free writing assignment on what you did this summer, underline any
example of being safe, respectful, responsible
Teaching Behaviors
• When a student can’t read…….. We teach them
• When a student can’t do math….. We teach them
• When a student can’t behave……. We suspend them
• When a student can’t behave….. We teach them
It’s 12:00!
• How could behavior lessons be formally
incorporated into the school day?
• How can the team ensure these behavior
lessons are being implemented?
Responding to Data
with Behavior
Your team looks at data and sees that disrespect
in the classroom is on the rise.
• What conversations around teaching should
occur at your PBIS team meeting?
• What lessons could you teach?
Keep in Mind
Involvement of ALL!
• Faculty, staff and students are involved in the
development and delivery of lesson plans to teach
behavior expectations and rules for specific settings
• Team creates ways to reinforce lessons with families
and the community
• After-school programs to teach expectations, newsletters
with tips for meeting expectations at home, a booth at
Open House, PBIS activities for at home, etc
Self-Reflection Time
Does your school teach behavioral lessons
Are lesson topics based on data?
Do you have a calendar of lessons?
Are you embedding behavioral lessons within
academic curriculum?
Where can you go to get lessons or lesson
Do you regularly involve staff, students, and
families in behavior lessons?
Implementation Plan
*Facilitator Notes:
Kick Offs
Staff Kick-Off
• All staff trained in PBIS aspects at school
– T-Chart, Expectations, Behavior Lessons, etc
New staff
– Are all aspects of your PBIS written down to give to new staff members? Can new staff members be
orientated in some manner?
Substitute information
– Subs provided a folder with expectations, explanation of acknowledgement system, etc
Students Kick-Off
• Students taught expectations, acknowledgement system, etc at beginning of year
– Whole school, grade level, groups
– Allow for students to practice in real settings
– Staff show excitement, involve students
New students taught expectations, etc
– How are new students shown school-specific aspects of your PBIS framework
Parent Kick-Off
• Regular communication home around PBIS
Data updates
Monthly focus
PBIS at Home
Newsletters, phone calls, stand at Open House
*Facilitator Notes:
PBIS Calendar of
Events /Boosters
Boosters –revisiting a particular behavioral expectation
• Monthly focus/ theme or an event
• After natural breaks in the calendar (spring break, winter break)
– Remind students of expectations, allow for students to practice, build excitement
When the data indicates there is a need
– Last year referrals increased in March, data shows referrals in the cafeteria are on the rise
Hold a boosters around a specific behavior
PBIS Calendar of Events
• Monthly focus/ theme
• Weekly behavioral lessons
• Details of Acknowledgements (frequent, medium, and long term)
• Student Kick-Off and Boosters
– New students made aware of PBIS
Staff Kick-Off and Boosters
– New staff and substitutes made aware of PBIS
Involvement of families and community
*Facilitator Notes:
PBIS Everywhere
• PBIS languages and practices should be used
throughout the building with everything you
• PBIS on the announcements
• PBIS bulletin board
• PBIS included in newsletters, at Parent
Conferences and Open House
• Positive language used at all times with
To Start
• Kick-Offs
– Staff Kick-Off
– Students Kick-Off
– Parent Kick-Off
• PBIS Calendar of Events
Throughout the year
• Boosters
Planning Time!
Create a calendar
• Monthly focus is respectful language
– What and when will you have behavioral lessons?
– How will behavior and attendance acknowledgement
system be focused?
– Will you have a special acknowledgment challenge or
raffle, or incentive, etc.?
– Will you have a booster?
– Anything being sent home?
• What are items that should go on a calendar
every month? Every semester/ year?
It’s 3:00!
• What can your PBIS team create to ensure all
new students and adults that enter your
building are brought up to speed about the
specifics of PBIS at your school?
Self - Reflection Time
Do you have a PBIS calendar?
Do you have time at staff meetings?
Do you have boosters for staff and students?
Are all your decisions based on data?
How are you involving families?
What is working and not working for creating a year
round plan and continually updating staff
and students on your implementation of PBIS?
Classroom Systems
Why is this a
waste of time?
*Facilitator Notes:
Classroom Matrix
• Rules/ Procedures specific to classroom falling
under the School-Wide Expectations
• Broken down by transitions/ areas of the room
– For specific grade level/ subject matter
– Created by teachers
• Used to pre-correct and re-direct
• Created with students, for students
Each column on a separate flip chart
Each column on a separate Power Point slide
Shared with parents
Created as an art project and posted throughout room
Classroom Matrix is…
Individual to the classroom
Created with student input
Used by students and teachers
Large print, positively stated, and in
student friendly language
• Take place of any other ‘list of rules’
Staying Student
•How can creating a classroom matrix be a
student lead activity?
•How might you print this or make this larger for
your classroom?
*Facilitator Notes:
Other PBIS Classroom
Best Practices
• Basic Procedures
– How do we sharpen pencils, enter classroom, etc
– Attention signal
• Pre-Correction
• Verbal acknowledgement of all positive behaviors
– Thank you for being responsible and bringing your materials to
– In addition classrooms can have a tangible acknowledgement
system (marbles, etc)
• Active supervision of all students
• Re-direction strategies for students who do not meet the
– Proximity control, moving seat, behavior contract,
eye contact, one on one conversation, etc
Other PBIS Classroom
Best Practices
• Basic Procedures
• Pre-Correction
• Verbal/Tangible Acknowledgements in the
• Active Supervision
• Re-Direction
*Facilitator Notes:
Building Relationships Activities
• Meet and greet at the door
• Student Survey of interests
• Anagram Nametags
• Acknowledging students with their name wherever you see them
(hallways, etc)
• Weekly questions about you
• Weekly ice breaker questions
• Displaying student work
• Personal notes on assignments
• Birthday chart
Staff PD
• Tip of the week in a staff email, posted in staff lounge
• Time taken at weekly staff or grade level/ department meeting
• Film teachers and show video
• School-wide focus on one best practice at a time
• Other?
Game of Ball!
•What are other ways teachers can
build positive relationships with
Prepare to share out.
It’s 6:00!
Staff Training
What are ways we can find time for all staff
members to learn about and practice PBIS
classroom best practices?
Self- Reflection Time
• Do the classrooms in your school have a
Classroom matrix?
• How do teachers get a chance to learn
about/ practice behavior management
• How can your school work together to
get a classroom matrix and other
behavior management best practices
into every classroom?
Fidelity of
Implementation (FOI)
*PBIS Tier 1 Fidelity of
• Self-Assessment Survey (SAS)
• On-line survey taken by the entire staff once a year to evaluate the
Fidelity of Implementation
• Benchmarks of Quality (BOQ)
• Who: PBIS tier 1 team members (1 survey is submitted for the team)
• Covers all elements of Tier 1 over the course of the year -Ten sections
• Attendance Systems and Procedures (ASP)
• Who: School social Worker, administration, attendance secretary, PBIS tier 1
team members (1 survey is submitted for the team)
• Survey is taken annually by staff members who work around attendance
systems in the school. Teams submit one survey online.
To assist team in seeing areas of strength and areas in need of improvement
See progress over the course of the year and multiple years
Create an action plan with all elements not scoring at highest score
Implementation Surveys
• Self-Assessment Survey (SAS)
• Benchmarks of Quality (BOQ)
Faculty Commitment
Discipline Procedures Data Analysis
Expectations Defined Acknowledgement System
Lesson Plans
Implementation Plan
• Attendance Systems and Procedures (ASP)
1. School PBIS coordinators are contacted by coaches
2. FOI’s are completed on-line
3. Results are used to action plan around
All are available on our website
Example Results: BoQ
Self- Reflection Time
Do you know your BoQ scores from last year?
Does your staff take the SAS?
Has your team taken the bASP? Due Nov 14th
Do you survey the staff and student about PBIS?
How can you better reflect on you
implementation of PBIS?
Review: Ten Critical Elements
Faculty Commitment
Discipline Procedures
Data Analysis
Expectations Defined
• Acknowledgement
• Lesson Plans
• Implementation Plan
• Classrooms
• Evaluation
Working as a Team!!
Why we do this work?
Build positive
Students learn
best from
teachers they
have positive
to have positive
with students
More learning
• Please visit our RtI/ PBIS Site:
• MPS PBIS YouTube Channel
– http://youtube.com/mpspbis
• MPS PBIS Pinterest Page
– http://pinterest.com/mpspbis/
• Monthly Newsletter (available on RtI Website)
• Contact your RtI/PBIS Coach
See You Soon!
Time Cards
Signed and Dated
Employee ID#
Print Name
School Name/ Site ID
PBIS New Team Member Training
MPS Board of School Directors
Senior Team
Michael Bonds, Ph.D., President, District 3
Meagan Holman, Vice President, District 8
Mark Sain, District 1
Jeff Spence, District 2
Annie Woodward, District 4
Larry Miller, District 5
Tatiana Joseph, Ph.D., District 6
Claire Zautke, District 7
Terrence Falk, At-Large
Darienne B. Driver, Ed.D., Superintendent
Erbert Johnson, CPA, Chief of Staff
Tina Flood, Chief Academic Officer
Karen Jackson, Ph.D., Chief Human Capital Officer
Ruth Maegli, Acting Chief Innovation Officer
Michelle Nate, Chief Operations Officer
Gerald Pace, Esq., Chief Financial Officer
Keith Posley, Ed.D., Chief School Administration Officer
Sue Saller, Executive Coordinator, Superintendent’s Initiatives

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