POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS (PBIS)
The Albert Baxter school community is dedicated to engaging students in rigorous academic learning and the development of social emotional awareness. Our students deserve the most positive learning environment to achieve academic success., a more enjoyable school experience will occur when parents, students and teachers work together toward a common goal. Together, we can foster respectful, responsible and kind citizens.
The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) process at our school focuses on creating and sustaining school-wide, classroom, and individual systems of support that improve the educational environment for all children. Our aim is to teach behavioral expectations and then recognize the positive behaviors shown by students.
By implementing school-wide PBIS, we hope to reduce school and classroom behavior disruptions and educate all students about acceptable school behaviors. All staff members will establish regular, predictable, positive learning and teaching environments. By improving the school environment, we hope to increase learning time and promote academic and social success for every student.
The PBIS Team identified behavioral expectations for our students and named them the Baxter Five: Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Ready to Learn! Students are explicitly taught the expectations at the beginning of the year and throughout the year in each campus setting. The following chart explains the Albert Baxter Elementary School’s Behavioral Expectations.