Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS)
Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) is a collaborative,assessment-based process to develop effective interventions for problem behaviors. PBIS utilizes the application of proactive, educative, and reinforcement-based strategies to assist schools in: 1) Increasing academic performance, 2) Increasing bus and campus safety, 3)Establishing functional, effective, learning environments, 4) Decreasing problem behavior.
Ventura Elementary School has developed and uses school-wide expectations and rules in settings across campus to teach students appropriate behavior.
Reward Systems are used to encourage and model appropriate student behavior.
At Ventura, we ROAR!
Positive Programs at Ventura
100% Attendance -Classes will be recognized on announcements and will receive instructional materials when all students have been in attendance for 10 days.
A/B Honor Roll - Students will be recognized each nine weeks if they make all A's or all A's and B's on their report card.These students will receive an honor roll certificate and incentives from business partners.
Perfect Attendance - Students will be recognized each nine weeks if they attend school each day. These students will receive a perfect attendance certificate.
Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) Tiger Tickets - Students making good choices and displaying good behavior will receive Tiger Tickets. Tickets can be exchanged by students to participate in campus activities, such as Family Movie Night. Tickets may also be traded for items from the Tiger Trading Post. The tickets also have a 'Classroom Use' side to participate in rewards within their own classroom. For the 2017 - 2018 school year, there are two colors of Tiger Tickets. Staff are equipped with one color of Tiger Tickets which have a value of one. Administration and Essentials teachers are equipped with another color Tiger Tickets which has a value of two.
Principal's Award - Students who make the honor roll every nine weeks will be recognized at the end of the school year during a special assembly. These students will receive a medal from the principal.
Ready, Set, and Dressed for Success -During the morning announcements every school day, select student names will be announced. If the named student is seated properly and incorrect student uniform attire, he/she will come to the front office to receive a small prize.
Referral Free Eating Zone - With a goal of being referral free in the cafeteria, students K-5 work together to meet the set goal. When the goal is met, the entire school earns a reward.
Tiger of the Month - Every classroom teacher will select as student from the class to be the Tiger of the Month. Students can be selected for displaying positive character traits, academic achievement, and citizenship.
In conjunction with the PBIS Tiger Tickets, the Tiger Trading Post is held the third week of each month. Parents are welcome to come after school from 3 - 4 pm to help stuff classroom orders. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Diana Beachy email@example.com or by calling the school at 407-344-5040 ext.23637.