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May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

We are proud of how you have supported your students throughout the 2020-2021 school year, and we were honored to partner with you for another school year. Now that we are approaching the end of the school year, we are highlighting how you can begin to evaluate the...
Using TFI Data to Action Plan for Next Year

Using TFI Data to Action Plan for Next Year

The TFI window is open (April 5-May 21) and now is the time to begin planning for next year. Here are five ways to get the most out of your TFI data. 1. Use the Action Planning Form Save your team some frustration by keeping notes while completing the TFI. Use the...
Trauma-Informed Practices

Trauma-Informed Practices

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) by age 16, two-thirds of all children in the US will have experienced some sort of traumatic event. These traumatic exposures, often referred to as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), range from...
Antecedent Interventions

Antecedent Interventions

You have most likely encountered a student who needs Tier III support to learn social, emotional, or behavioral skills. Tier III support for behavior can occur in multiple forms, but one method is for a Student Support Team to conduct a Functional Behavior Assessment...
Monitoring the Plan at the End of the Year

Monitoring the Plan at the End of the Year

The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and school staff are busy in a flurry of end-of-the-year activities. Classroom parties, school celebrations, exams, graduation – the list goes on and on. But what does the end of the school year mean for schools...
Using the PBIS Cultural Responsiveness Field Guide

Using the PBIS Cultural Responsiveness Field Guide

We know that to establish a positive school culture, it’s imperative to set up the school’s social environment to reflect a shared vision of common values, beliefs, and behavioral expectations. However, for students who are not from the dominant culture, the school...