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Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Training

August 14-17, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (1-hour break for lunch)

PBIS is an evidence-based school-wide behavior model that focuses on creating safe school environments that are conducive to learning. PBIS training increases the capacity of school personnel to address student behaviors through the implementation of proactive systems for behavioral management. PBIS features the usage of building-based discipline and academic data to make decisions. Implementation of PBIS with fidelity can result in improved student behaviors and increased student achievement.

Location: Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center. Parking: Free

Participants: PBIS schools only. Please contact Angela.Brown@k12.dc.us to confirm the dates for your school’s participation.

Casey Jumpstart Conference  

August 23, 2006, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Annual charter school conference for general and special education personnel.

Location: National 4H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Avenue Bethesda, MD

Participants: By invitation only

DIBELS Assessments in SIG Schools

September 5 – 29, 2006, time TBD

Fall administration of DIBELS to all students in grades K-3

Location: TBB

Participants: All DCPS schools

September 25, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: Catholic University, Caldwell Hall

Participants: Charter Schools (PK-12)

Presentations: Angela Brown (PowerPoint), Stephanie Wood-Garnett (PowerPoint), Linda Rohrbaugh (PowerPoint)

September 26, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: Catholic University, Caldwell Hall

Participants: DCPS Elementary School teams (A – M)

Presentations: Linda Rohrbaugh (PowerPoint), Stephanie Wood-Garnett (PowerPoint)

September 27, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: Catholic University, Caldwell Hall

Participants: DCPS Elementary Schools (N-Z)

Presentations: Linda Rohrbaugh (PowerPoint), Vielka I. Scott (PowerPoint)

September 28, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: Catholic University, Caldwell Hall

Participants: DCPS Middle/Junior High Schools

September 29, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: Logan Annex Auditorium, 215 G Street, NE

Participants: DCPS Senior High Schools

Student Support Team Make-Up Training

October 11, 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Kick-off training on SSTs for all schools. Topics will include: review of new SST materials and procedural changes; panel of local schools using SSTs effectively; overview of the 504 process; and interactive workshops on academic and/or behavior interventions.

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

October 11, 2006, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Training

October 16 – 18, 2006, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (1-hour break for lunch)

PBIS is an evidence-based school-wide behavior model that focuses on creating safe school environments that are conducive to learning. PBIS training increases the capacity of school personnel to address student behaviors through the implementation of proactive systems for behavioral management. PBIS features the usage of building-based discipline and academic data to make decisions. Implementation of PBIS with fidelity can result in improved student behaviors and increased student achievement.

Location: TBD

Participants: PBIS schools only. Please contact Angela.Brown@k12.dc.us to confirm the dates for your school’s participation.

Administration of SSTs

October 25 , 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topics will include: SST preparation; scheduling; staff buy-in; time management; how to run an SST; concrete examples of how to fill out SST forms; review of good SST documentation; discussions with SST experts

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Administration of SSTs

October 25 , 2006, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topics will include: SST preparation; scheduling; staff buy-in; time management; how to run an SST; concrete examples of how to fill out SST forms; review of good SST documentation; discussions with SST experts

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Introduction to Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs)

November 8, 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

FBAs are a problem-solving process for addressing student problem behavior. Participants will learn how to identify the antecedent to the student’s behavior and identify appropriate interventions.

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Introduction to Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs)

November 8, 2006, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

FBAs are a problem-solving process for addressing student problem behavior. Participants will learn how to identify the antecedent to the student’s behavior and identify appropriate interventions.

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Functional Behavioral Assessment

November 29 , 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am OR 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Functional Behavioral Assessment

Location: Van Ness ES Auditorium, 1150 5th Street, SE

Participants: Members of SSTs

Presentations: Dr. Cheryl Moore-Thomas's PowerPoint and Handout (word)

Instructional Strategies that Support Student Achievement

December 13, 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Instructional Strategies that Support Student Achievement

December 13, 2006, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

December 20, 2006, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

December 20, 2006, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Training

January 8 – 10, 2007, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

PBIS is an evidence-based school-wide behavior model that focuses on creating safe school environments that are conducive to learning. PBIS training increases the capacity of school personnel to address student behaviors through the implementation of proactive systems for behavioral management. PBIS features the usage of building-based discipline and academic data to make decisions. Implementation of PBIS with fidelity can result in improved student behaviors and increased student achievement.

Location: TBD

Participants: PBIS schools only. Please contact Angela.Brown@k12.dc.us to confirm the dates for your school’s participation.

DIBELS Assessments in SIG Schools

January 9 – January 26, 2007, time TBD

Fall administration of DIBELS to all students in grades K-3

Location: TBD

Participants: All DCPS schools

Student Support Team Training

January 17, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

January 17, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

January 31 , 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

January 31 , 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

February 14, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

February 14, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

February 28, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

February 28, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

March 14, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

March 14, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

March 28 , 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

March 28 , 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

DIBELS Assessments in SIG Schools

April 30 – May 17, 2007, time TBD

Fall administration of DIBELS to all students in grades K-3

Location: TBD

Participants: All DCPS schools

Student Support Team Training

May 2, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

May 2, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Training

May 9 - 11, 2007, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

PBIS is an evidence-based school-wide behavior model that focuses on creating safe school environments that are conducive to learning. PBIS training increases the capacity of school personnel to address student behaviors through the implementation of proactive systems for behavioral management. PBIS features the usage of building-based discipline and academic data to make decisions. Implementation of PBIS with fidelity can result in improved student behaviors and increased student achievement.

Location: TBD

Participants: PBIS schools only. Please contact Angela.Brown@k12.dc.us to confirm the dates for your school’s participation.

Student Support Team Training

May 23, 2007, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs

Student Support Team Training

May 23, 2007, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic TBD

Location: TBD

Participants: Members of SSTs