During this one-day convening, district teams will have an opportunity to examine challenges that contribute to ineffective and inequitable discipline practices; assess their current policies and practices related to the challenge; examine exemplary policies from revised Codes of Conduct that address the challenge; learn steps involved in developing the implementing a revised policy; and engage in “next steps” planning.
District teams will walk away with a/an:
- Understanding of three key factors that are most likely to contribute to repeat behavior violations and overuse and disproportional use of punishment and exclusionary sanctions
- Understanding of three changes in policies and practices using examples from revised Codes of Conduct that have a proven track record of significantly improving student outcomes and improving school climate and culture
- Set of sample documents that teams can use to help guide thinking about these changes
- Plan for mapping out a series of “next steps” that reflect a team’s priorities for improving district and school wide discipline and student support