Behavior Education Plan Toolkit

Section 1: Policy to Practice

View the Behavior Education Plan Guidance Document (Section 1)

Guidance Document Table of Contents Tools Resources
2015-16 Policy Revision
  • Progressive Approach: Levels 1 and 2 (BEP p. 17-18)
  • Behavior Response Chart (BEP p. 28)
  • Use of Out of School Suspension for grades 4K-3 (p. 22-23 Elementary BEP)
  • Uncooperative & Disruptive behaviors (BEP p. 27-28)
  • Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco behaviors (BEP p. 26)
  • Dress Code (BEP p. 37)
Behavior Education Plan: Philosophical Approach
  • Restorative approach
    • Punishment versus consequences within a restorative approach
  • Progressive approach
  • Trauma-informed schools
Restorative practices in MMSD:
Punishment versus consequences:
Trauma-informed practices:
Practice Framework: Multi-Tiered System of Support MTSS Summary Guidance Document
Decision-Making: Determining Response Level
Documenting Behavior Calls & Incidences
  • Behavior Call Log
  • Rationale for documenting level 1 & 2 behavior
  • 2015-16 changes in behavior incident entry screen
Decision-Making Roles
  • Response strategies
  • Selection / development of intervention
  • Resolution & disciplinary response
Guidance for Documentation of In-School Suspension
Required Responses by Response Level
Use of Expulsion
  • Decision-making authority
  • Expellable behaviors and term length
  • Expulsion exemption
Role of Police: Best Practices and Procedures

Section 2: Universal School-Wide Systems and Practices

Behavior Education Plan Guidance Document & Toolkit
(Section 2: Universal & School-wide Practices)

Guidance Tools Resources
Practice Framework: Multi-Tiered System of Support
Teaming Structures Within a Multi-Tiered System of Support
  • Use of Behavioral Data by School Teams
Building Community & Relationships
  • School-wide celebrations
  • Acknowledgement system
Acknowledgement webpage
Expectations Social Contract process (Developmental Designs)
  • Expectations
  • Social Emotional Learning
Behavior response process
  • Mobile behavior team
  • Non-classroom settings
Repairing Harm & Restoring Relationships

Section 4: Targeted and Intensive Intervention

Behavior Education Plan Guidance Document & Toolkit
(Section 4: Targeted and Intensive Intervention)

Guidance Tools Resources
Teaming and use of data
Tier 2 / 3 interventions (when, what) Restorative Re-engagement Circle After Extended Absence
Selecting / developing interventions
  • Use of assessments
    • Examples of brief assessments
  • Procedures & protocols
AOD procedures and tools Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) protocols Safety Planning Suicide Risk Assessment (SRA) Violence Risk Assessment (VRA) Best Practice Guidelines: Individual Mental & Behavioral Health Brief Assessments
Monitoring interventions
  • Student progress
  • Intervention fidelity