Real Alternatives to Out of School Suspension
Examine research-based alternatives to the use exclusionary practices in response to student discipline issues.

Presenter: Angela Jackson, Service Support Coordinator, Northeast and North Central Regions

Region I Conference: Personalizing Learning through Technology


Welcome and Introductions
  • Welcome
  • Identify your School's Most Pressing Concern involving Discipline
We Have all Been Here!
Most Pressing Concern
  • Behavioral Challenges
  • Our current reality
Barriers to Changing Discipline
  • Discipline vs. Safety/Security
  • Punishment vs. Behavior Modification
  • Punishment vs. Accountability
The Elephant in the Room
  • How does Racial Bias hold us back
Change the Conversation
  • School Climate
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Relational Learning
What Research Says...
  • Activity to Explore current research
Types of Solutions
  • Classroom Management
  • Environmental
  • Student Support (Social Emotional)
Problem Solving Model
  • Root Causes
  • Alternatives to Out of School Suspension
  • Exclusionary vs Inclusionary Practices
  • Social Emotional Support
  • Restorative Justice Programs
  • OCR Recommendations
Personalization of Your Plan
  • Culture in your Building and Community
  • Know what the community is willing to accept
  • Know how fast to move
  • Involve the community
  • Moving forward
  • It Takes Courage
  • Next Steps
  • Session Evaluation
  • Resources on Wiki