Behavioral Support and School Climate 
Active Engagement: Elementary view course/not available icon
One of the most fundamental and powerfully effective strategies a teacher can use to increase student achievement is the eliciting of frequent student responses. This workshop will show you how to elicit frequent responses and how to use different strategies that will maximize student engagement. Learn how to engage all students in your classroom, from star performers to struggling students. Dr. Anita Archer’s Active Participation Series will serve as the basis for workshop content.
Active Engagement: Secondary view course/not available icon
One of the most fundamental and powerfully effective strategies a teacher can use to increase student achievement is the eliciting of frequent student responses. This workshop will show you how to elicit frequent responses and how to use different strategies that will maximize student engagement. Learn how to engage all students in your classroom, from star performers to struggling students. Dr. Anita Archer’s Active Participation Series will serve as the basis for workshop content.
CHAMPS Elementary view course/not available icon
Do you have students talking at the wrong times about the wrong things? Wandering around your classroom? Are you wondering why some students just don’t know how to get attention the right way? CHAMPS is a positive and proactive classroom management approach that provides teachers with tools to clearly structure each part of their day. Participants will learn how to define clear expectations for students, and teach those for each new routine.
CHAMPS Secondary view course/not available icon
Do you have students talking at the wrong times about the wrong things? Wandering around your classroom? Are you wondering why some students just don’t know how to get attention the right way? CHAMPS is a positive and proactive classroom management approach that provides teachers with tools to clearly structure each part of their day. Participants will learn how to define clear expectations for students, and teach those for each new routine.
Classroom Systems for Learning K-12 view course/not available icon
If you want to have students that achieve at high levels and a classroom that runs smoothly, you have to pay attention to structure and systems. What are those things?? These systems are the small details that an effective classroom teacher needs to have in place in order to allow classroom management to be something that runs efficiently on a daily basis so that daily instruction can happen effectively.
Coaching Classroom Management K-12 view course/not available icon
This workshop will help those who support or lead teachers to close the gap between the ideal of research-based practices and the actual implementation of positive classroom management. Administrators will learn guidelines for setting expectations and assisting teachers in meeting them, and consultants will learn how they can use the skills they already have to assist teachers in a non-evaluative context. In order to develop great teachers, coaching is an essential element.
Functional Behavior Assessment--Going Deeper view course/not available icon
This training will expound upon the DAY 1: Introduction to Functional Behavior Assessment Training and emphasize the principles of behavior analysis, along with evidence-based strategies for managing student behavior. This training will provide a brief overview for looking at behavior from a functional perspective and identifying variables that are hypothesized to control student behavior.
Introduction to Practical FBA: K-12 view course/not available icon
Students who exhibit consistent minor problem behaviors (10-15% of the school population) benefit from basic and less intrusive Functional Behavior Assessment procedures that may be conducted by someone other than an individual well-versed in behavioral principles. Practical FBA presents and applies the FBA technology for use by school personnel in a proactive manner.
Relationships Matter: Transform Classrooms One Student at a Time view course/not available icon
Student relationships are a critical element of success. As teachers develop their strategies for managing student behavior, developing tools to build student relationships is an important aspect to consider. In this workshop, teachers are given clear and explicit strategies to build student relationships. From simple things like greeting students at the door to building opportunities for class wide celebrations, teachers will have concrete tools to implement.
Restorative Practices in the Classroom view course/not available icon
This session has been developed to be practical and powerful. All participants will learn to understand restorative justice philosophy, facilitate community building and classroom circles, and engage in informal restorative conversation with students. Designed for teachers and administrators alike, the facilitators will give educators the tools they need to begin to incorporate restorative justice philosophy into their work.
Social & Emotional Learning in the Classroom view course/not available icon
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an initiative that helps support a well-rounded education that teaches to the whole child. Teachers are working to help develop student skills such as self-awareness, self-management, and decision making. This workshop will help participants understand what it means to create classrooms and schools that focus on the development of the whole child using evidence-based programs and supportive environments.
The Behavior Code: Challenges at Top of the Triangle view course/not available icon
This workshop will provide the conceptual background for breaking the code of what many consider the four most challenging students in the classroom: students with anxiety-related, oppositional, withdrawn, and sexualized behaviors. The focus will be on students in grades K-6 due to the fact that elementary teachers are working in more inclusive environments and early intervention is essential.
The Tough Kid Workshop view course/not available icon
Constant and intense aggression, arguing, tantrums, noncompliance and poor academic progress--these are characteristics of the Tough Kid. Tough Kids are a challenge, but you can use proactive, positive techniques to manage and motivate them. Effective management helps Tough Kids succeed in school, and makes life in the classroom easier for the other students.
Trauma Informed Instruction view course/not available icon
In our classrooms today, we have a unprecedented challenge in working with the impacts of trauma. This workshop is designed to not only address the question of How does trauma impact the brain, but also help educators understand What Now? Participants will understand what the characteristics of a Trauma Informed School are and how they can effectively bring practices into the classroom.
Working with Under-Resourced Learners K-12 view course/not available icon
This workshop will help you to better understand the culture of poverty and how it influences values and behavior, as well as ways to connect with students and their families in a meaningful and effective way. You’ll learn about strategies and interventions that work best given available resources, increase support systems for all students and their families and strategies for managing behavior.
Mindfulness in the Classroom view course/not available icon
Toxic stress is something that many students face on a daily basis. The effects of this stress on their behavior and learning can be profound. Mindfulness is a practice that has been used in classrooms across the world to allow students to learn the skill of managing stress, calming their thoughts, and focusing their brains. This workshop is designed to give participants an introduction to mindfulness and how it can be used in the classroom.
Powerful Practices for New Teacher Success view course/not available icon
This professional development course is designed to support new teachers as they begin their career in education. Topics will include; designing a classroom management system where students and teachers have a critical role, creating a culture for learning, engaging students in the learning process, teaching diverse learners and implementing best practice instructional strategies.
Paraprofessional Power: Making the Most of Your Role as a Para-Educator view course/not available icon
This series provides essential tools for management and instruction for paraprofessionals in all grades. The two sessions will focus on strategies for diverse learners, as well as student engagement techniques. On day one, paras will learn how to support all students, and ensure alignment with classroom teachers. The second day includes specific areas of mathematics and language arts. Participants are provided with discussion time, as well as time to learn specific strategies.