Foundations Module A

Foundations Module A, Foundations of Behavior Support—A Continuous Improvement Process, is the starting point for the schoolwide improvement process. It covers the essential processes for involving the entire staff in developing, implementing, and sustaining positive behavior support.

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2014 / Single module: 5 DVDs (or online video) and 8 study guides
ISBN:
978-1-59909-069-6
SKU:
069-6
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Authors:
  • Randy Sprick
  • Mike Booher
  • Paula Rich
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Description

Foundations Module A, Foundations of Behavior Support—A Continuous Improvement Process,\ includes detailed information about establishing a building-based leadership team (Foundations Team) to represent the entire staff. This module advises the team on how to collect and analyze data, identify and rank a manageable number of priorities for improvement, and guide the staff in revising, adopting, and implementing new policies and procedures for each priority. This process creates a cycle of continuous improvement that empowers and unifies the entire staff.

  • Presentation 1: Foundations: A Multi-Tiered System of Behavior Support
  • Presentation 2: Team Processes
  • Presentation 3: The Improvement Cycle
  • Presentation 4: Data-Driven Processes
  • Presentation 5: Developing Staff Engagement and Unity
  • Appendix A: Foundations Implementation Rubric and Summary
  • Appendix B: Module A Implementation Checklist
  • Appendix C: Guide to Module A Reproducible Forms and Samples

The module includes DVD or online video inservice presentations by Dr. Sprick and colleagues and 8 copies of the related study guide. A CD provides reproducible forms and examples from real-world Foundations implementations.

  • Randy Sprick

    Randy Sprick, Ph.D., is an educational consultant and trainer in Eugene, Oregon. Each year, he presents practical and entertaining workshops to over 30,000 teachers and administrators throughout the United States and Canada. Much of his work involves helping teachers, principals, and other staff set up schools and classrooms that encourage student responsibility and motivation, while humanely and effectively helping misbehaving students learn to behave in more responsible ways. As the primary author for the Safe & Civil Schools series, Randy has produced numerous articles, books, audiotapes, and videotapes that assist school personnel in dealing with the issues of discipline and classroom management. In 2007, the Council for Exceptional Children honored Randy with the J.E. Wallace Wallin Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his work developing, advocating, and promoting Positive Behavior Support in schools.

  • Mike Booher

    Mike Booher has worked as a school psychologist, lead school psychologist, and supervisor of psychological services for Guilford County Schools. He has developed school intervention and assistance teams, crisis intervention services, professional development activities for teachers and parents, and ADHD interventions. He also coordinated the Responsible Discipline Program (RDP), a schoolwide discipline and classroom management program based on Foundationsand CHAMPS. or much of his career, Mike worked with school crisis and suicide intervention teams. He served as a co-trainer for the district's suicide intervention training and as a co-leader of one of the district's two crisis teams. In addition, Mike has taught at several universities and served as a clinical instructor for the School Psychological Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Mike Booher has worked as a school psychologist, lead school psychologist, and supervisor of psychological services for Guilford County Schools. He has developed school intervention and assistance teams, crisis intervention services, professional development activities for teachers and parents, and ADHD interventions. He also coordinated the Responsible Discipline Program (RDP), a schoolwide discipline and classroom management program based on Foundationsand CHAMPS. or much of his career, Mike worked with school crisis and suicide intervention teams. He served as a co-trainer for the district's suicide intervention training and as a co-leader of one of the district's two crisis teams. In addition, Mike has taught at several universities and served as a clinical instructor for the School Psychological Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Paula Rich

    Paula Rich has been a substitute teacher in public schools, was a freelance musician, and taught private music lessons for many years in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. More recently, she contributed original stories and poems to the Read Well curriculum for second-grade readers and edited several of Randy Sprick’s staff development and behavior management books and papers. She was instrumental in developing Connections, Ancora Publishing's online check-and-connect program.