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Partners Resource Network, Inc. Positive Behavioral Interventions & IDEA 2004. Partners Resource Network, Inc.

This presentation is meant to be used by administrators to educate staff on positive behavior support and school safety strategies. The presentation emphasizes the importance of understanding behavior (antecedents and consequences) and using functional behavior assessment.

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The New Teacher Project (2010). Teacher Evaluation 2.0. The New Teacher Project.

This guide proposes six design standards that any rigorous and fair evaluation system should meet including annual process, clear, rigorous expectations, multiple ratings, multiple measures, and regular feedback.  The article states that these standards provide “states and school districts a blueprint for better evaluations that can help every teacher thrive in the classroom.”

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National School Climate Center (2012). School Climate Improvement Guidelines. National School Climate Center.

Building school climate is an ongoing process. These resources discuss cultivating a supportive school climate in five steps, with an emphasis on goals and assessment. A link to the National School Climate Standards (2012) is included, as well as a link to a toolkit to improve school climate.