PBIS Academy Year 1 Syllabus

The syllabus below outlines the training activities and supplemental materials for Year 1 of the PBIS Academy.

Cohort 7 will follow this syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Meeting TitleMeeting DatesTopicsAdditional ReadingsResources/ToolsActivities
October Coaches Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 10/15@12pm
Cohort 7B - 10/8@12pm
Cohort 7C - 10/20@9am
· Overview of Coaching
· SWPBIS Basics for Coaches
· Preview: 10 Getting Started Steps
· PBIS Implementation Blueprint
· Coaching within SWPBIS
· Returning to School During & After Crisis

·HS Getting Started website ​
·Context of Implementing PBIS in HS (Chapter 2)​
· PBIS Overview for Coaches Mini Module· Review Syllabus
· Preview Working Smarter Matrix
· Identify Action Planning Document
· Coaching Self-Assessment
October Team Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 10/28@9am
Cohort 7B - 10/14@9am
Cohort 7C - 10/27@12pm
· Overview of SWPBIS (1st Part)
· Step #1: Establish Leadership Team
· Working Smarter Matrix
· Step #2: Purpose Statement
· Getting Started Website
· Leadership Team Foundations
· PBIS Overview Mini Module
· PBIS Example Video
· Action Planning Mini Module
· Leadership Meetings Worksheet
· Establish Leadership Team
· Select Action Plan Template
· Working Smarter Matrix
November Coaches Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 11/5@12pm
Cohort 7B - 11/4@12pm
Cohort 7C - 11/10@9am
· Preview: PBIS Overview (Part 2)
· PBIS Assessment Overview
· Preview: Teaching Matrix
· PBIS Assessment Mini Module· Preview Teaching Matrix
· Identifying Resources
· SWIS Readiness Checklist
November Team Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Recorded Session
Cohort 7A - 11/17@9am
Cohort 7B - 11/18@9am
Cohort 7C - 11/24@12pm
· Overview of SWPBIS (Part 2)
· Step #3 Behavioral Expectations & Teaching Matrix
· Validate, Affirm, Building, Bridging (VABB; pp. 47-49)· Personal/Home Matrix (p. 44)
· VABB Video
· Develop Behavioral Expectations
· Teaching Matrix
· Home Matrix
· Action Plan Item: Obtaining Stakeholder Input
December Coaches Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 12/1@12pm
Cohort 7B - 12/3@12pm
Cohort 7C - 12/8@9am
· Preview: Teaching Schoolwide Expectations
· PBIS Assessment (Part 2):
- Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI)
- Cultural Responsiveness Companion
- Team Implementation Checklist (TIC)
· Teaching SEL Competencies within a PBIS Framework· Modified CR TFI Walkthrough Tool· Preview Lesson Plan Outline & Examples
· Review Assessment Tools:
- Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI)
- Cultural Responsiveness Tool
- Team Implementation Checklist (TIC)
December Team Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Recorded Session
Cohort 7A - 12/16@9am
Cohort 7B - 12/9@9am
Cohort 7C - 12/15@12pm
· Overview of SWPBIS (Part 3)
· Step #4: Teaching Schoolwide Expectations
· Teaching SEL Competencies within a PBIS Framework· PBIS Overview Mini Module
· Teaching Schoolwide Expectations Mini Module
· Social Skill Lesson Plan Template & Examples
· NEPBIS Example Repository
· Staff Feedback Plan
· Plan Overview Presentation
· School-wide Lesson Plans
· Complete TIC
January Coaches Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 1/5@12pm
Cohort 7B - 1/7@12pm
Cohort 7C - 1/12@9am
· Review: TIC
· Preview: Step #5 - Teaching Class-wide Expectations
· Preview: Step #6 - Acknowledgement Systems
· Supporting & Responding to Student Behavior· Review TIC & Action Plan
January Team Training

PPT Slides
HS PPT Slides
Recorded Session
Cohort 7A - 1/21@9am
Cohort 7B - 1/13@9am
Cohort 7C - 1/19@12pm
· Review: TIC
· Step #5: Teaching Class-wide Expectations
· Step #6: Acknowledgement Systems
· Behavior-Specific Praise in the Classroom
· Acknowledgement Tip Sheet
· Supporting & Responding to Student Behavior
· Acknowledgement Mini Module· Draft Class-wide Expectations Matrix
· Draft Acknowledgement System for Students & Staff
February Coaches Training

PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 2/4@12pm
Cohort 7B - 2/4@12pm
Cohort 7C - 2/9@9am
· Sharing Data with Staff
· Preview: Correcting Problem Behavior
· TFI Planning
· Be a Data Hero
· Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI)
· Referral Form Infographic
· Conducting the TFI and Walkthrough Remotely
· Schedule the TFI with Trainer
· Collect materials for team training (e.g., Code of Conduct)
· Review Cultural Responsiveness Field Guide
February Team Training

PPT Slides
Recorded Session
Cohort 7A - 2/22@9am
Cohort 7B - 2/11@9am
Cohort 7C - 2/23@12pm
· Step #7: Continuum for Correcting Problem Behaviors· Responding to Minor Behaviors Example Sheet (MO PBIS)
· Putting a Definition Back in Defiance
· Ditch the Clip
· Continuum of Responses to Inappropriate Behaviors
· Major Minor Mini Module
· Behavior Definitions (Major vs. Minor)
· Discipline Responses (Discipline Ladder)
· Office Referral Form
March Coaches Training

PPT Slides
Cohort 7A - 3/10@12pm
Cohort 7B - 3/3@12pm
Cohort 7C - 3/9@9am
· Review: Glows & Grows
· Preview: Data-based decision making: Monitoring & Evaluating PBIS practices
· Tiered Fidelity Inventory· Prepare to lead data-based decision making activities with team
· Schedule TFI with trainer (April - June)
March Team TrainingCohort 7A - 3/24@9am
Cohort 7B - 3/16@9am
Cohort 7C - 3/23@12pm
· Step #8: Data-Based Decision Making
· Integration & Alignment of PBIS
· Teaching SEL Competencies within a PBIS Framework
· PBIS & Supporting Mental Health
· DBDM Activity
· Integration & Alignment Activity
· Schedule TFI with Trainer
April Coaches TrainingCohort 7A - 4/7@12pm
Cohort 7B - 4/1@12pm
Cohort 7C - 4/6@9am
· Preview: Understanding Behavior
· Coaching PBIS in Classroom & Non-Classroom Settings
· Motive, Motivate, Motivation
· Review Dodging the Power Struggle Trap
· Classroom Systems Brief
· Supporting & Responding to Student Behavior· Review Classroom Supporting & Responding to Student Behavior
· Review Supervision Self-Assessment
April Team TrainingCohort 7A - 4/14@9am
Cohort 7B - 4/7@9am
Cohort 7C - 4/13@12pm
· Understanding Function
· Non-Classroom Systems
· Classroom Supports
· PBIS in the Classroom· Function of Behavior Mini Module
· Supporting & Responding to Student Behavior
· Complete Supervision Self-Assessment
· Review Classroom Self-Assessment
· Complete TIC
May Coaches TrainingCohort 7A - 5/4@12pm
Cohort 7B - 5/3@12pm
Cohort 7C - 5/4@9am
· Preview: Family Engagement
· Preview: Planning for Beginning of the School Year
· Coaching Self-Assessment
· Neutralizing Routines
· Don’t Discipline Hangry
· PBIS & Family Engagement
· Aligning & Integrating Family Engagement in PBIS Monograph
· Family & Community Engagement in MTSS
· Coaching “Year at a Glance”
· Coaching Self-Assessment
· Preview Family-School Partnership Survey
· Review Coaching “Year at a Glance”
· Review Neutralizing Routines Presentation
· Preview VDP Worksheet
May Team TrainingCohort 7A - 5/19@9am
Cohort 7B - 5/18@9am
Cohort 7C - 5/11@12pm
· Avoiding Power Struggles
· Family Engagement
· Step #10: Build Routines for Ongoing Implementation/Planning for the Beginning of the Year
· PBIS & Family Engagement
· School Family Engagement Rubric
· Supporting Families with PBIS at Home
· 4 Tips for Supporting Families at Home
· Neutralizing Routines Mini Module
· Avoiding Power Struggles Mini Module
· VDP Worksheet
· Family Engagement Mini Module
· Stakeholder Input & Satisfaction Survey - Families
· Identify Potential VDPs
· Develop Neutralizing Routines
· Family-School Partnership Survey
Planning for Next Year Activity
June Coaches TrainingCohort 7A - 6/1@12pm
Cohort 7B - 6/2@12pm
Cohort 7C - 6/1@9am
· Review TFI & Action Planning
· Systems to Support Staff
· TFI Administration Part 4: Action Planning· Review TFI
· Review Evaluation Template
June Team TrainingCohort 7A - 6/10@9am
Cohort 7B - 6/9@9am
Cohort 7C - 6/8@12pm
· Step #9: Systems to Support Staff (Review)
· Develop Systems to Support Sustainability
· Revisit Outcome Statements
· Systems to Support Staff Discussion
· Sustainability Discussion
· Review & Revise Data (Fidelity, Outcome) and Outcome Goals
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