West Virginia - Multi-tiered Positive Behavior Supports: Programs and Services (S/D)

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

West Virginia Administrative Code 126-99. EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS (4373)

Chapter 3: PLANNING FOR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION

Section 3. Responsibilities of County Boards of Education

Implementation Plan: County boards of education shall address within the Student Support Goal of their strategic plan with objectives for policy implementation that ensures each school incorporates the following:

  • Use of pro-active strategies to develop and support positive behavior in students;
  • Application of data-driven continuous school climate/culture improvement activities that reflect the particular needs of students and staff members to study, learn and work in a positive school climate/culture; and
  • Application of appropriate and consistent interventions for all forms of inappropriate behaviors.

West Virginia Administrative Code 126-99. EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS (4373)

Chapter 3: PLANNING FOR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION

Section 4. Responsibilities of Schools

As part of the implementation plan, schools, at a minimum, shall:

  • Establish a leadership team (may be an existing team) to manage the design, monitoring and improvement of school climate/culture;
  • Establish a process to gain school-wide input and commitment to school climate/culture improvement from students, staff, parents and community;
  • Develop school-wide priorities for Policy 4373;
  • Analyze school climate/culture data annually;
  • Make data driven improvement decisions based on analysis of consistently tracked student behaviors;
  • Implement school-wide plans that provide appropriate interventions to support and reinforce expected behaviors;
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