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Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies

Supporting the success of ALL students!

PBIS School Rules

Show respect, make good decisions, and solve problems

What is PBIS?

PBIS is a way for school personnel to:

(a) Organize practices,
(B) Improve their implementation of those practices, and
(c) Maximize academic and social behavior outcomes for students

Check In, Check Out: a Targeted Intervention
Coordinator: Melissa Smith

  1. Purpose of Targeted intervention and expected student outcomes
    1. To provide a daily check in and check out with an adult
    2. To establish goals and support needs for the day
    3. To provide organizational, academic, social prompts
    4. To encourage student self-assessment of behavior throughout the day
    5. To establish regular communication with families of students participating in CICO
    6. To provide a supportive structure for students enrolling in school three weeks after the start of the school year (CICO for 1-2 weeks)
  2. Student screening and selection to program decision rules and procedures
    1. ​​​​​​​Teacher / family request
    2. Office discipline referrals
    3. Student who likes adult attention
  3. Procedures for participating in the targeted intervention
    1. ​​​​​​​What the staff does:
      1. Provide student with a brief positive welcome to class 
      2. Provide rated feedback to student at end of class
    2. What the students do:
      1. Students set up a CICO card daily, establish goals, and use card throughout the day as prompts and reminders, as a self-assessment tool, and to get rated teacher feedback at the end of the class period.
    3. What the families do:
      1. At the end of each week, a parent asks student for CICO report and asks child about their week.  The parent typically does not correct the child again, but simply has a tool for opening up a conversation about the school day.
  4. Procedures for training staff, students, families, transportation, substitute staff and others
    1. ​​​​​​​Staff training at beginning of school year with boosters in winter and spring
    2. Provide description of program on website and in the newsletter
    3. Meet with parents and provide CICO description and home report training
  5. Data system for monitoring student progress
    1. ​​​​​​​Data entry person enters student point data in CICO-SWIS at the end of each day
  6. Decision making cycle and people responsible
    1. ​​​​​​​Student progress monitoring
      1. Guidelines for concern: three consecutive days of decreasing points earned
    2. Fidelity and effectiveness of targeted intervention
      1. Use CICO - SWIS report
      2. Staff fidelity check-in 3x a year at staff meetings

PBIS Team Members:
Administration ~ Paula Panfilio, Principal
Certificated Staff ~ Melissa Smith, Heather Flournoy, Lizet Esparza, Brittany Barcelos, Mindi Spike Shepherd, Nicole Pedro & Jolynn Aanenson
Classified Staff / Parent / Afterschool Program ~ Julie Zimmerman

If you have questions about PBIS, please refer to the following website: