•Review existing data for making timely decisions about academic and non-academic interventions.
•Provide a consistent discipline referral process exists throughout the school.
•Make use of school-wide expectations and rules in specific settings to teach students appropriate behavior.
•Select and implement evidence-based strategies.
•Use an acknowledgement system to encourage appropriate behavior and consequences to discourage inappropriate behavior.
•Explicitly provide faculty and staff with staff development on behavioral interventions and effective strategies to address behavior problems.

Why is it important?

•In establishing a common classroom-level and school-wide management system…
•Student achievement rates increase.
•The number of student discipline problems decline.
•Teachers are better able to give all students attention.
•PBISV complements other initiatives including:
•Instructional Support Teams (IST)
•Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
•Response to Intervention (RTI)
•The implementation of PBISV has reduced (by up to 80% in 2/3 of reported cases) numerous school-related problems including:
•Classroom incidents
•Office referrals
•Student suspensions

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