Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
At St. Augustin Catholic School, we use Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to teach our students what behaviors are expected and then reward them for carrying out these behaviors. PBIS is research-based and data-driven and our staff has been properly trained on how to best implement PBIS into our school. The first part of PBIS is TEACHING. At the beginning of the school year, the students are taught how to behave in their classrooms, hallways, bathroom, gym, outside of school, lunchroom and playground. The students also practice these behaviors and can ask questions about the expectations. Posters are hung throughout the school as a reminder of what is expected. Next come REWARDING. As the school year progresses, students are randomly rewarded for doing as expected. We use tickets as our reward and students can save these and redeem them monthly for both tangible and non-tangible prizes. Teachers are instructed to reward students randomly, as the theory behind PBIS teaches. Finally, we have CONSEQUENCES for not following the expected behaviors. Below you will find a link to our matrix for appropriate consequences for specific behaviors. We are proud to be a PBIS school!
PBIS Matrix | PBIS Leveled Behaviors