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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

What is PBIS?
PBIS is an approach schools can use to improve school safety and promote positive behavior. It also helps schools decide how to respond to a child who misbehaves.

At its heart, PBIS calls on schools to teach kids about behavior, just as they would teach about any other subject—like reading or math. PBIS recognizes that kids can only meet behavior expectations if they know what the expectations are. A hallmark of a school using PBIS is that everyone knows what’s appropriate behavior. Throughout the school day—in class, at lunch and on the bus—kids understand what’s expected of them.
Source: https://www.understood.org/…/pbis-how-schools-support-posit…

Goal
Students at NMS will consistently demonstrate positive behaviors that reflect Readiness, Respectfulness, and Responsibility.

Mission
To create a safe and positive climate and culture that promote appropriate behavior, learning, and personal growth by using the components of PBIS.
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