Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive Schoolwide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams

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Corwin Press, Apr 5, 2007 - Education - 133 pages
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Keep your school on track with this powerful research-based behavior management tool!

This practical handbook offers administrators and school leaders a seven-step process for effectively preparing and implementing a schoolwide behavior discipline plan. Developed from a five-year federally funded project, this collaborative, proactive tool has been field-tested successfully in over 60 schools nationwide. Offering user-friendly forms and checklists, the author provides explicit instructions to help educators:

  • Define the purpose of the plan
  • Establish schoolwide behavior expectations
  • Teach and sustain behavior expectations
  • Correct problem behaviors
  • Collect and utilize data
  • Maintain the plan over time

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7 Steps... is Great for Teacher Teams!

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7 Steps... is userfriendly and conducive to PLCs and teacher teams. Many reproducibles are provided. A great starting point for new principals or schools reinventing their visions. Read full review


Critical Perspectives
Components of a Proactive Schoolwide Discipline Plan
Step 6 Using the Data
Step 7 Sustaining the Plan for the Long Haul
Concluding Remarks

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Geoff Colvin draws on his experience as a classroom teacher and administrator, researcher at the University of Oregon, and national public school consultant. Recognized as a national expert on the subjects of school safety and violence prevention, Colvin has provided inservice training for teachers and administrators in more than 100 school districts and agencies nationally and internationally. He recently served as research associate at the University of Oregon and independent consultant in the areas of schoolwide discipline, school climate, school safety, and violence prevention, and has also directed a juvenile detention school and a program for seriously emotionally disturbed youth. Colvin has authored more than sixty publications, books, book chapters, journal articles, and video programs on the subject of teaching and managing students with problem behavior.

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