What is School-wide PBIS?
One of the foremost advances in schoolwide discipline is the emphasis on schoolwide systems of support that include proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create positive school environments. Instead of using a piecemeal approach of individual behavioral management plans, a continuum of positive behavior support for all students within a school is implemented in areas including the classroom and non-classroom settings (such as hallways, buses, and restrooms). Positive behavior support is an application of a behaviorally-based systems approach to enhance the capacity of schools, families, and communities to design effective environments that improve the link between research-validated practices and the environments in which teaching and learning occurs. Attention is focused on creating and sustaining Tier 1 supports (universal), Tier 2 supports (targeted group), and Tier 3 supports (individual) systems of support that improve lifestyle results (personal, health, social, family, work, recreation) for all children and youth by making targeted behaviors less effective, efficient, and relevant, and desired behavior more functional.
BLOOMZ is our parent communication app. It also includes a behavior management system that assists in our Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support program. With immediate parent notification, a safe place to store points where they can’t get lost, growing avatars that indicate progress towards a goal, and specific positive choice points BLOOMZ makes it easy to continuously recognize students for meeting behavior expectations.
BEE BUCKS are tangible rewards that student earn by making positive choices around their classroom, the school, recess, etc. They can store them in their backpacks or desks and turn them in to the BEE BUCK STORE for exciting prizes!