School-Wide PBIS Plan
3210 Raleigh Millington Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38128
“Cultivating Character, Pursuing Purpose, and
• We see room for improvement.
• We are not distracted by the past.
• We are focused on a vision of the future.
• We are willing to work and contribute.
• We are motivated by the joy of success
and a job well done.
The shared vision of Coleman Elementary
is to foster continuous improvement within
a high-performing learning environment
that honors collaborative learning amongst
all students, parents, teachers, faculty and
stakeholders. Through this process,
students will be afforded challenging
opportunities to meet their full academic
The mission of Coleman Elementary is to
empower and prepare our students in a
highly functional learning environment.
Students will be able to make sound
informed decisions, compete globally with
superb technological skills and develop
character, self-assurance and become
Beliefs are statements of collective underlying
values and principles that guide our decisions
At Coleman Elementary we believe:
• The expectations of administration, faculty, staff
and parents are that all students can achieve
success at high levels in achievement and social
• All Stakeholders accept the shared responsibility
for fostering a highly functional and supportive
learning community within our school.
Philosophy Statement cont’d
• Our daily purpose is focused on student
• A safe environment increases and builds the
capacity for learning and teaching at high levels.
• Research-based and differentiated instructional
practices coupled with focused assessments will
empower students to reach proficiency and
• Community resources enrich classroom
• Unique abilities of all students are valued and
Philosophy Statement cont’d
• Enriched and engaging communication
with stakeholders is imperative in the
decision-making process concerning
• Formative and summative assessments
will serve as a process of continuous
feedback to students about ways to
improve their own reading and math.
• Overall discipline referrals were down based
on data from 2010-2011 (584) to 2011-2012
(215) school year.
• There has been an increase in expulsions
from 2009-2010 (11) to 2011-2012 (16).
Previous Results Cont’d
Highest Incidents & 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
DISCIPLINE REFERRALS 449 584 215
Bus Related 1 36 29
Fighting 16 85 39
Misconduct 98 216 18
Conference 9 27 19
Home Suspensions 168 218 111
Expulsions 6 11 16
Goals or Objectives
• Goal-To increase appropriate student
behavior choices in all grades.
• Reduce the number of discipline referrals
(215) to the office by 10%.
• Reduce the number of Home Suspensions
(111) by 50%.
• Reduce the number of fights (39) by 100%
using the Fight Free Incentive.
Coleman’s Wildcat Pledge
Success, Success, I ‘ll do my best, every day will be my test.
You will be see the unique me. I’ll be the change I wish to see!
Hard work comes first and then I’ll play determined to practice my skills today.
Fitness of body and alertness of mind enthusiasm will show my good time.
Loyalty and friendship too, cooperation in all I do.
I want my friends, so a friend I’ll be my Wildcat pride is what you’ll see.
My confidence is plain to see. I’ll be the best that I can be.
Self control will help me to know, all of my actions are in my control.
Success, Success, I’ll do my best, everyday will be my test.
You will see the unique me.
I’ll be the change I wish to see!
MCS School-wide PBIS (Discipline) Team Worksheet
Principal Russette Jackson
PBIS Team is representative of the
school faculty and Professional School Counselor* Thirchrista Hall-Austin
includes an administrator. School Psychologist Gayle Keels
MEA Representative* Alicia Jackson
Elected Teachers* Brittany Woods & Ayodele Hall
Fill in the names of team
Special Education Teacher Jacqueline Settles
members and designate counselor
Related Arts Teachers Amy McSpadden
who will serve as Team
Leader (TL) / Internal Coach Students (rotating members from Envoy)
Educational Assistants/Non-Certified Staff
Community Member Tiffany Sharp
Parents(2)* Atina Pope & Maria Armstrong
*Indicates members mandated by Cafeteria Staff
MEA contract; others may be Bus Driver
invited as needed
20 Days Reporting Approximate days of All dates for period SWPBIS Team Faculty meeting dates
Period reporting period entered into system meeting dates to report
of 20 day data
1 8/6/12-8/31/12 9/7/12 9/21/12 9/26/12
2 9/4/12-10/2/12 10/5/12 10/19/12 10/24/12
3 10/3/12-11/1/12 11/9/12 11/1612 11/28/12
4 11/2/12-12/5/12 12/14/12 12/7/12 12/12/12
5 12/6/12-1/18/13 1/25/13 1/11/13 1/30/13
6 1/22/13-2/19/13 2/15/13 2/8/13 2/13/13
7 2/20/13-3/26/13 3/28/13 4/8/13 4/17/13
8 3/27/13-4/24/13 4/25/13 4/30/13 5/1/13
9 4/25/13-5/22/13 5/23/13 5/23/13 5/24/13
Please insert names of Team members below:
Data should be entered promptly to enable review of accurate data.
Deadline for data entry is the Friday following the end of the reporting period.
Principal should identify person responsible for entering behavior data.
Name and title of data entry designee: Lisa Lewis, Parent Counselor
Committee should meet within one week of final data entry for reporting period.
Enter projected meeting dates in this column.
Identify team member responsible for data summary to report to SW PBIS Team.
Name and title: Thirchrista Hall-Austin, School Counselor
Determine how you wish to examine your data: by location, by student, by infraction, by
time of day, number of referrals per day per reporting period. Also consider office referral
procedures and data integrity.
Faculty meeting to discuss behavior should be held within a week of the SW PBIS Team’s
Enter projected dates in this column.
Identify persons responsible for sharing data trends for previous reporting period with the
Name and title: Thirchrista Hall-Austin , PBIS Internal Coach
Team may wish to lead faculty in brainstorming intervention strategies based on data.
Share successes and areas of continued efforts.
• A master schedule has been developed for
the Discipline Committee to meet monthly
during the school day.
• Lisa Lewis will be responsible for data
• Thirchrista Hall-Austin will be responsible
for data summary to report to SW PBIS Team as
well as for sharing data trends for previous
reporting period with the faculty.
• The meeting schedule for the 2012-13
school year is listed on page 12.
Monitoring Process Cont’d
• The School Discipline Committee uses
SMS Data reports and PBIS Data reports
to gather trends of high incidents to
determine the following:
a. Guidance Support
b. Administrative Support with
c. Necessary changes to PBIS
SAS Action Plan
Action By When How will we know it is
The PBIS internal coach and 9/12/12 Minutes from meeting and task
Administration team will establish the sheet.
The Team will review 2011-2014 end 9/21/12 PBIS agenda and minutes
of year data and procedures
The SWPBIS team will identify 9/21/12 PBIS minutes, data and feedback
strengths, areas of growth and from faculty.
develop and action plan for
Teachers will communicate classroom Throughout the year Open House, PTO meetings, parent
and school-wide expectations to conferences
Internal coach will provide training to By the end of October 2012 Agenda, Sign-In Sheets and lesson
faculty and staff on Harassment, plans.
Bullying, prevention, and sexual
SAS Action Plan Cont’d
Action By When How will we know it is done?
Discipline assemblies will be held Assemblies Twice a year, post test School Calendar, Post Test data
to teach school-wide behaviors done first month of school and
and expectations. for any newly enrolled students.
Students will be recognized during In the Fall, every nine weeks, and Report Cards, PBIS data,
honor society induction, honors’ intervals for fight free periods and programs, and the fight free
programs, fight free incentives, weekly. bulletin board
and fun Fridays.
Teachers will follow the 2012-2013 school year Office referrals and PBIS data
progressive discipline plan prior to
Principal and PBIS designee will Monthly Faculty meeting agendas
update faculty on school-wide
Character traits will be Every Morning during morning Daily agenda
incorporated in the morning assemblies
Self Assessment Survey Analysis of School-Wide System
Expectations Expectations Reward System Violations Monitoring Management District Support Implementation
Defined Taught System Average
4/13/2012 98% 98% 88% 89% 91% 81% 93% 89%
• Attendance Celebrations and Rewards Students and
• Rewards given in classrooms for appropriate behavior and
• Induction into the E.C. Fentress National Honor’s Society
• Honors Award program each nine weeks.
• Honors Award program at the end of each semester.
• 5th grade and Kindergarten culmination program.
• Daily Announcements promoting good attendance, cafeteria
behavior and good citizenship.
• Celebrations promoted on the school website.
• Fight Free Celebration for each grade level
• Employee of the month
• Treat everyone with Respect
• Follow directions first time given of ANY
adult on staff.
• Keep hands feet and objects to yourself
• Respect school and personal property.
Behavioral Expectation Matrix
Staff & Office Managed
Progressive Discipline Tracker
Student Name Teacher
DATE Teacher Initials/Student Initials
DATE Step 1 – Verbal Warning
DATE Step 2-Verbal Redirection
DATE Step 3-Conference with Student
DATE Step 4- Parental Phone Call
DATE Step 5-Teacher/Student/Parent Conference
DATE Step 6-Guidance Referral
DATE Step 7- Final Warning
DATE Step 8-Office Referral
DATE Step 9-Parental Phone Call From Administrator
DATE Step 10-Administrator/Student/Parent Conference
Teach the Rules, Expectations and
• Teach Code of Conduct within the first two weeks of school
and administer Post test
• Morning Meetings
• School-wide Assemblies (August & January)
• Morning Assemblies
• Classroom Guidance
• Opportunities for Practice daily
• Administration and Faculty will actively monitor students’
• Prominently displayed school rules in the Lobby and
Code of Conduct Post test
• School: Coleman Elementary
• Principal: Russette Jackson
• School Enrollment: 454
• Number of Post-test administered: 454
• % of students scoring 80% or above: 100%
• Date make up/retest scheduled (for absentees and students
scoring below 80%): 8/26/12
• Name of Person Submitting Form: Thirchrista Hall-Austin
• Title: School Counselor
• Phone: 901-416-9554
Document submitted 8/31/12 on MCS website
Annual PBIS Kick-off
• Teach MCS Code of Conduct
• Administer Code of Conduct Post-tests
• Teach School-wide rules and Behavior
• Celebrate the beginning of a new, positive
• Remind everyone of PBIS incentives
• Ensure teachers are aware of the
Discipline tracker and how to use it.
List school procedures for entering/exiting school
• In the morning all students will line up at the cafeteria door under the
awning until the doors open at 8:00am and enter the cafeteria
• Students will be seated in the area relevant to grade/section.
Morning assembly will begin at 8:15. Students are dismissed by
grade from the cafeteria and go to the classroom for breakfast.
• Students riding the school bus will be dismissed from the cafeteria.
All students being picked up by car will be dismissed from 1st grade
hall. Daycare riders will be dismissed from the gym. Aftercare
students 2nd – 5th will be dropped off in the computer lab and in the
students K-2nd will be picked up and brought to the cafeteria.
School Procedures Cont’d
• All Students will walk quietly through the hallways
• Students will enter the cafeteria quietly and pick up food
trays and all other items needed. Once finished eating,
students will clean the area around them and wait in line
(3-2-1-0) to exit the cafeteria.
• Students will enter the gym quietly and sit in assigned
area and wait quietly for instructions.
School Procedures Cont’d
• Teachers referring students to the office for discipline
issues must follow progressive discipline plan.
• Students being referred due to academic concerns must
receive 10 weekly Tier III interventions and must have a
current vision and hearing screening prior to having an
S-Team meeting to discuss other options.
• Teachers referring students to the school counselor for
academic and/or behavior must complete a referral form
School Procedures Cont’d
• Teachers will take the class to the restroom periodically throughout
the day. In the case of an emergency where a student has to go to
the restroom, he/she must have a hall pass and can not be alone.
• All students must have a hall pass when going anywhere in the
Ongoing orientation for new students
• There will be two discipline assemblies to continue awareness and
implementation of school rules.
• All new students will be given the code of conduct as well as a
Student/parent handbook upon registration.
Describe your consistent School-wide Classroom
• Every classroom has uniformed red Hall Passes
• Students must raise their hand to speak and wait to be
• Students must work respectfully in work stations
• Homework will be turned in to teacher each day.
• Make up work will be provided for students who have
• Communication with parents (Parent LINK, calendars,
phone calls, e-mail, notes, home & school connection, and
School Wide Incentives
• Wildcat Dollars – when students are doing a great job, they are given a
Dollar for a token that will be used to select a prize.
• The Principal’s Treasure Chest
• Fight Free Program
• Attendance Dance
• Kids of Character –pictures placed on board of students caught being
examples of kids with good character.
• Utilize community resources to support PBIS (ie. Volunteers provide
snacks, small toys or treats, & volunteers to distribute on Fridays.
• Student vs Staff sporting event.
• Block Party
• No discipline referral for the class per week
• Teachers will be recognized for the
– Teacher of the Month Recognition
– Stand Up and Show Out (Monday Memo)
– School Adopters providing support and
resources for Teacher Appreciation Week,
Breakfast and Luncheons
– Recognition Announcements (Intercom)
– Certificates and Award Letters
Coleman’s Resources for
• International Paper
• Cici’s Pizza
• Jubilee COGIC
• Raleigh Church of Christ
• Raleigh United Methodist
• North Star Community Church
Communication with Parents &
• Parent Awareness
PLCs, Daily/Weekly Folders, Parentlink, Parent
Resource Center, Calendars
• Annual meeting with adopters
• Student Awareness
Assemblies, Classroom Meetings, and Classroom
• Posted area in the Main Lobby and Grade Level
• Outdoor marquee with events
Coleman focuses on one of the six character traits
identified by MCS monthly; Responsibility,
Respect, Hope, Fairness, Kindness, and Honesty
• Daily announcements are made in reference to the
Character traits during Morning Assembly
• There is a board with pictures of our students that
recognize “students in action” representing the
character of the month outside the office.
• Curriculum-P.E. and Health
• D.A.R.E. Program for 5th grade students
• Character Education
• Classroom Guidance-School Counselor, Mrs Hall-Austin
• Visit from Sheriff dept. and other guest
• Healthy Choices Week-School-wide, Faculty
• Anger Management Small Groups-School Social Worker,
• Small Group Conflict Resolution- Principal, Mrs. Jackson
and School Counselor, Mrs. Hall-Austin
Faculty’s Annual 1 Hour Training Date-October 2012
Presenter, Hall-Austin, School Counselor
• Early Stages
• Strategies to address harassment and bullying
Students’ Training (Grades KK-5)
• Month of October, 2012
Violence Prevention Programs
• Stop Bullying Now
• Fight Free Incentive
Tier 2/Intervention Team
• Individual Student Discipline Data
• Individual Behavior Charts
• Feedback Reports
• Classroom /Support Teachers
• Other Support Staff
• Counselor, School Social Worker, and Administrators
• Behavior Screenings & RTI-B
Describe secondary interventions (Tier 2)
for students who have been referred to
the office 2 - 5 times, such as:
• Group counseling (social skills and conflict resolution by
the school counselor and school social worker
• Behavioral support/positive parenting strategies training
provided by the school counselor and school social
• Brief/simple behavior plans for repeated minor
infractions and over 5 days out of school suspension
(using BIM and other resources)
Additional Tier 2 Interventions
• Parent and student conferences
• Self monitoring programs
• Peer mediation
• Increased academic/behavioral supports &
• Parent Training & collaboration
• Self management training and support
• Social skills instruction
• Behavioral Contract
Secondary Intervention (Tier 2)
• Our Tier 2 Team uses the following as
indicators of progress & success for
students who participate in secondary
interventions (Tier 2)
• Number of office referrals
• Observation data
• PBIS data
• Feedback from teachers
• Behavior Intervention Plans
Tertiary Interventions (Tier 3)
Tertiary Interventions (Tier 3)
S-TEAM (RTI-A) S-TEAM (RTI-B)
TIER 3 INTERVENTION INDIRECT AND/OR DIRECT FBA
TUTORING COUNSELOR REFERRAL/CONFERENCE
PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL TESTING PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE ACTIONS
SPED SERVICES SUCCESS SCHOOL
CONTINUUM OF Tier 3
Tier3= Tertiary Prevention:
POSITIVE BEHAVIOR Individualized
SUPPORT Tier 2= Systems for Students
6% with High-Risk Behavior
Tier 1 Prevention:
Primary Prevention: Tier 1=92% of Specialized Group
School-/Classroom- Students at Coleman Systems for
Wide Systems for Elem. 11-12 School Students with At-
All Students, Year Risk Behavior
Staff, & Settings