Create and maintain safe learning environments by establishing the foundation for positive and nurturing relationships to promote independence, respect, and pride in our children, families, and staff for their future
The following centers have achieved Tier 1 Sustaining Fidelity for implementing Program Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for the 21-22 school year.
West Scranton 1
West Scranton 2
Together we are building:
Resilient children by increasing the
Empowerment In our staff and families
Families, Staff, and PBIS
Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
Program Wide Expectations
The Benefits of PBIS
* Influence a child’s emotional, cognitive and social development
* Help children develop secure relationships with other adults
* Help children develop good peer relationships
* Help reduce the frequency of behavior problems
* Help children develop positive self esteem
* Results in higher rates of child engagement
Positive Parenting at Home
Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Helpful can be supported at home as well as school.
Talk to your child about what he or she is doing at school.
Help him or her practice skills at home (cleaning up, washing hands)
Remind your child about the rules at school (Listening ears, Looking Eyes, Walking Feet, Helping Hands, and Quiet Voices)
Let your child know that you are proud of how they behave when they follow the rules at school and home.
BE POSITIVE - BE FIRM - BE CONSISTENT
Praise your child when they do the right things
Fill your child’s bucket with positives
Separate feelings for the child from feelings about the behavior
Tell your child what to do, instead of what not to do
State the rules calmly; be firm but do not yell
Stay firm in your decisions, follow through
Be consistent in your expectations and your reactions to inappropriate behavior
Be consistent in your family’s daily routine
Be a good role model, your child is always watching!
Find special time to spend together and Have Fun!
What you can expect to see in our classrooms?
Positive relationships between children and teachers
Visuals and Books used to encourage desired behavior
3 Classroom Expectations - Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Helpful
Mascots-Buzzy the Bee, and Tucker the Turtle
Reward systems-bucket fillers, sticker chart, etc.
Soft, quiet areas available for children to utilize throughout the day including Al’s Place.