Newly Released PaTTANpods
Positive school culture for School climate is a key factor in social, emotional, and academic outcomes for students, but what about their teachers? In alignment with Pennsylvania’s dedication to attracting, preparing, and retaining practitioners in education, specifically in special education, Dr. Salome Thomas-El
, better known as “Principal El,” joins PaTTANpod to discuss the relationship between school culture and teacher retention.
A positive school climate helps increase educator perseverance and retention. In alignment with Pennsylvania’s dedication to attracting, preparing, and retaining practitioners in education, specifically in special education, Dr. Alison Mellott joins PaTTANpod to discuss school and personal strategies to build positive environments and increase educators perseverance.
Culturally-Relevant and Sustaining (CR-SE) Education ensures equity for all students and seeks to eliminate systemic institutional racial and cultural barriers that inhibit the success of all students, particularly those who have been historically underrepresented. School psychologist Dr. Charles Barrett joins PaTTANpod to explore socially just practices as a component of CRSE.
Functional Behavior Assessment Process:
Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is a process for identifying problem behaviors and developing interventions to improve or eliminate those behaviors
Annotated Positive Behavior Support Plan:
For a student with an Individualized Education Program ( IEP ), the Positive Behavior Support Plan is integrated within the IEP document. However, while focusing on behavioral interventions, the team may find it helpful to develop all components of the plan at one time. For this reason, the Annotated Positive Behavior Support Plan includes relevant components of Section VI of the IEP document. These may serve as reminders for the IEP team to consider in designed the Positive Behavior Support Plan.