Boonsboro Middle School Presenters: Amy Morgan & Amanda Kline BMS PBIS Co-Coordinators June 23, 2010 The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella What? The interconnection of all of the various ‘Positive’ programs together. This synergy strengthens the overall climate of the school and allows for a streamlined and efficient delivery services. The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Where? Boonsboro Middle School, Washington County, MD School population – 776 students Rural area Emerging Suburb servicing Washington DC Baltimore The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Why? Common Goal It reduces the overlapping of the different programs Gives the view of the big picture Reduces scheduling conflicting of events Emphasizes the sense of unity throughout all programs Working Smarter to Work Harder The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella How? Each subcommittee has a chair person that organizes the events and activities under their domain. Monthly core meetings are held, where each chair person share, reviews, plans, and fine tunes the implementation of their program. The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Who? Olweus AntiBullying Discipline Character Incentive Counts! Attendance Advisory WEB Discipline Emphasis: ‘Data drives’ the PBIS program! Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized behavioral-based Teachers, Guidance, Bus Drivers & Administration. Synergistic Elements: Incentive – ticket/reward system Advisory – Mentor Teacher Olweus – Bullying Prevention SWIS Data Various ways to view data Bar Graph Triangle Chart Data will be distributed to staff at the end of each month. This data is important and drives the PBIS Program. Character Counts! (CC!) Emphasis: Provide education based on pillars of character traits, as well as, to celebrate academic & behavioral accomplishments. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers, & Guidance. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – Pillar Education WEB – Student teaching student pillar lessons Discipline – Academic vs. Behavior double triangle Character Counts! (CC!) Group of students receiving their award for the Pillar of Trustworthiness. May 19, 2010 Attendance Emphasis: Analyze data to provide opportunities to decrease truancy & tardiness, as well as, to celebrate excellence and improvements. Composition: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers, & Guidance. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – Mentor Teacher Incentive- Celebration & Reward programs Discipline – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle Olweus – Bullying vs. Attendance issues Attendance Students celebrating at the School Year Perfect Attendance Party. Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Emphasis: Ease transition of 6th grade students into the middle school atmosphere, as well as, develop leadership qualities within 8th grade students. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, & Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – 8th grade WEB Leaders teach 6th grade students Incentive- Celebration activies: ie. Welcome, Kickball, Winter Party, etc. Discipline – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Winter WEB Party – Crafts and Human Snowman Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Students at the WEB Spring Play Day Training Event. Advisory Emphasis: Foster the relationship between faculty member and student throughout the entire school. Each faculty member is viewed as mentor; Group of students is viewed as family. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. All Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Administrations, Instructional Assistant, & Support Staff. Students are arranged by grade and consist of around 15-18 students within each family. Synergistic Elements: WEB- 8th grade WEB Leaders teach 6th grade students lessons Discipline – Academic/Behavior vs. Attendance double triangle Character Counts & Olweus – educational platform Advisory One of the many activities with in the Advisory Time (Team B) was the emphasis on Peace. We had several lessons about peace and the display towards others. In addition, we had a Peace Poster contest – see example. Finally, we incorporated ‘Community Read’ which focused on the book, “Schooled” by Gordon Korman and emphasized issues of bullying, tolerance, & peace. Give peace a chance! Incentives Emphasis: Reward students for positive behavior, as well as, inspire to continually improve their behavior. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Grade Level Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Behavioral Specialists & Bus Drivers, Support Staff (Cafeteria & Custodians) Parent/Community Volunteers. Synergistic Elements: Discipline – Battle of the Busses Character Counts – educational platform Attendance – rewarding for regular attendance Incentives Winter PBIS activities – 8th grade Boys vs. Girls Basketball Game. Teachers refereed & Administrators helped coached. Incentive Spring PBIS activities & the canisters for the ‘BIG’ End of the School Year drawing. Olweus Emphasis: Handling bullying by assisting the victim, empowering the bystander, and limiting the bully. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Various Grade Level Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Behavioral Specialists, Administration, Students, & Parent/Community Volunteers. *BMS staff trained 09-10 school year & implementation 10-11 school year Synergistic Elements: Discipline – Academic vs. Behavior double triangle Attendance – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle Advisory & WEB - Incorporating Lessons within teaching Questions & Comments Citation of Pictures Brittany Spears http://www.metro.co.uk/showbiz/749258-katie-price-goeson-britney-spears-style-umbrella-rampage Mary Poppins http://local.yodle.com/articles/relieving-muscle-tensionwith-rolfing Gene Kelly possibleway.blogspot.com/2008_10_01_archive.html Thank you for attending!