Regional Training Opportunities : December 2020/January 2021

Jessica Sprick, with Safe & Civil Schools, began teaching as a special education teacher for students with emotional behavioral needs and later became a Dean of Students at the middle school level. Her practical experience in schools with positive behavior support techniques  drives her passion to help school personnel develop and implement effective behavioral and academic approaches. Sprick is the co-author of School Leader’s Guide to Tackling  Attendance Challenges and Absenteeism & Truancy Interventions and Universal Procedures.

Building a Safe and Supportive Classroom and School Community when Returning
to Face-to-Face Instruction

This session is focused on practical strategies for your classroom and school community when
returning to in person instructional environments. With social distancing measures are in place,
routines and procedures may need to be significantly different than they have been in the past,
so this session will provide prompting questions as well as examples of effective ways of
managing social distancing requirements. Learn effective ways to establish expectations and
routines, prompt appropriate and responsible behavior, and build a supportive and positive

Pre-register in the professional development area.

Wed, Dec 9, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 pm

Early-Stage Behavioral Interventions for the Classroom and Beyond

Every teacher will encounter students with challenging behaviors. Left unchecked, these behaviors can interfere with learning and place the students at risk for ongoing problems at school and in the future. When students have been away from the traditional classroom setting for an extended period of time, we may see an increased need for intervention supports for students. This session will offer an overview of a set of simple, teacher-friendly, evidence-based interventions to use as a starting place in addressing an individual student’s chronic misbehavior.

Pre-register in the professional development area.

Wed, Jan 20, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 pm