Linking Behavioral & Instructional Practices (Zoom Sessions)
Please join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Training and Consultation Team (TaC) for this virtual training series.
Utilizing effective teaching principles and classroom management strategies when designing and delivering instruction can lead to the reduction of a large number of supervision issues. This comprehensive classroom management training will allow participants to explore the six Evidenced-Based Practices of Classroom Management and how they can be used to design an effective classroom management plan. Practical strategies, tips, and basic procedures that teachers can use to make favorable modifications in their students’ behavior will be shared throughout the training.
This professional development series will meet monthly on Zoom with additional resources and support through Canvas. Participants will receive an invitation to join the Canvas course before the first session.
Intended Audience: K-12 General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Behavior Specialists, First Year Educators, and Administrators
Educators who work for LEAs in the AIU3 region will have priority registration.
- There is no cost for this training
- Act 48 hours available upon completion of the training series
- Participants may attend any of the virtual trainings offered in this series. It is recommended that you try to attend all of them.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Traci Seibert firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual Training Series
Participants may attend any of the virtual trainings offered in this series. It is recommended that you try to attend all of them.
Session 1: October 21, 2021 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Overview of Behavior
Participants who attend this session will receive an overview of the 6 Classroom practices that research shows to have a positive impact on students. Topics covered include the principles of positive behavior supports, functions of behavior, the impact that trauma has on the developing brain and designing classroom systems that promote positive relationship building.
Session 2: November 18, 2021 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Participants who attend this session will discuss the benefits of structuring the physical arrangement of the classroom to support instructional and behavioral expectations and then apply that knowledge to design their own classroom equipment to support the schedule of daily activities.
Session 3: December 16, 2021 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Teach Classroom Matrix
Participants who attend this session will discuss how developing a strong classroom matrix improves classroom management and then apply that knowledge to create a classroom matrix that supports school wide expectations.
Session 4: January 27, 2022 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Participants who attend this session will explain the components of Active Supervision and identify strategies that can be used to strengthen their own classroom management.
Day 5: February 17, 2022 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Encourage Appropriate Behavior
Participants who attend this session will reflect upon their own teaching practices utilizing classroom management strategies, create Positive Behavior Specific Praise Statements and incorporate a group contingency into their own practice.
Session 6: March 24, 2022 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Continuum of Responses to Inappropriate Behaviors
Participants who attend this session will identify three classroom management alternatives to classroom clip charts, create effective redirection statements, and incorporate the use of start statements into their practice.
Session 7: April 7, 2022 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Engagement & Opportunities to Respond
Participants who attend this session will select three Engagement Strategies to incorporate into their instruction and use effective feedback in order to increase student engagement and achievement.
Session 8: May 5, 2022 (9:00AM-11:30AM)
Increasing Frequency, Duration, and Intensity for Targeted Students
Participants who attend this session will determine how to evaluate the effectiveness of their classroom management plan, explain the basics of behavior, and identify strategies for increasing the structure, intensity, and frequency of Tier 1 Classroom Management Techniques to meet the needs of individual students.
Christina Frazier email@example.com
Carrie Frohnapfel firstname.lastname@example.org
Crystal Vogtsberger email@example.com
Traci Seibert firstname.lastname@example.org