Summary of Behavior Guideline Process
Step 1. Level One – Classroom teacher (Core, Flex or Related Arts)
Step 2. Level Two – Core Team discussion and action and parent call
Step 3. Level Three – After level one and two have been attempted
Classroom Teacher – Level One
Incidents of not meeting classroom and school expectations (minor rule violations) that will result in an immediate instructionally based staff response. Documentation occurs by the staff member for their records.
· Talk-outs, put downs, off-task, disruptive transition
· Lack of focus, noise making, hands/feet/objects not to self
· Unexcused tardy, inappropriate comments, note passing
· Initially refusing directions, unprepared, low level disrespect
· Inappropriate computer use, littering, gum chewing, dress code
· Remind, redirect, reinforce, verbal correction, and small time-out
· May apply small consequence: loss of privilege, letter of explanation
or plan of change, classroom clean-up, 5 minute lunch detention in room
· Teach appropriate behavior and student will demonstrate
Grade Level Teams/Related Arts – Level Two
Repeated level one behaviors that are of a greater intensity, frequency, intent, or result but are not yet at the level of serious misconduct. Documentation results in a behavior citation* and a phone call will be made home to a parent/guardian by a team member.
· Repeated level one behaviors as listed above that requires formal
documentation (behavior citation) and a phone call home by team member
· Disrespect toward adults, teasing, classroom disruption
· Verbal or physical provocation, directed profanity
· Uncooperative behavior, plagiarism/cheating
· Remind, redirect, reinforce, call home, time-out
· Detention room, classroom clean-up, loss of privilege
· Complete Student problem solving sheet - Gum report
· Consult with/involve support team (SST, Counselor, Administrator)
· Grade level teacher exchanges
· Phone conference with teacher, parent and student
Office Referral – Level Three
Serious misconduct and behaviors that endanger the safety or well being of students and/or staff or behaviors that result in the sustained disruption of normal classroom and school function. These behaviors can also result in immediate suspension but may also be corrected with a variety of consequences. Students who engage in Level Three behaviors will be referred to the administration for immediate corrective action. The administrator will issue appropriate consequences, notify parents, and facilitate corrective action designed to help improve the student’s behavior.
· Repeated level 2 behaviors and attempts to correct with parent notification
· Fighting, defiance, harassment, bullying, theft
· Refusal, unsafe activities, obscenities
· Not complying with a consequence given for a Level Two behavior
· Remind, redirect, reinforce (in non-emergencies)
· Send student(s) to office (if necessary to gain control)
· Action by administration (apply Kelly Planner consequences)
· Parent contact by administrator and teacher
· In school or out of school suspension
· Community Service
Behavior Citation, Level Two
Issued by classroom teacher and accompanied by a phone call from a team member to parent.
· White copy of citation to Tammi for lunch detention (if assigned consequence), otherwise send to office.
· Yellow copy to student for admission into lunch detention room (if assigned consequence), otherwise take home to parent.
· Pink copy will be kept by the grade level core teams for documentation. (Related arts will pass their pink copy to core team)