Break the code of Silence
   




Target Audiences for All Topics

School Board members

District Administrators

School Administrators

Security Personnel

Faculty

School Bus Drivers

Staff

State Administrators

Staff Development Specialist

  Bus Driver & Attendant On-line Courses
 

Dr. Nancy Blackwelder

There are two kinds of Administrators.

Those who have had a crisis....

And those who will.
 


  • It is invaluable as remediation for drivers or attendants having difficulty with student management issues, and/or
  • Employees who miss the annual state required continuing education program.
  • There is an “Are You There?”, function that prohibits jumping ahead or walking away from the computer. 
  • Employees can take the course on their down time or at home. 
  • They can stop at any time and return to the place they left off.
  • There are quizzes that must be passed with 80% minimum proficiency.
  • Upon completion of the course, participants can print a certificate that can be included in their file as evidence of participation.
  • Accepts all major credit cards, or fax a purchase order to 727-362-1984 along with your email address and a code will be mailed to you that allows access to the course.



A Bus Attendant s Guide to Student Management Program: 2

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

    • Evaluate situations where discipline went wrong and discuss positive alternatives.
    • Learn about common pitfalls that can cause situations to escalate.
    • Learn appropriate consequences for students who do not abide by the rules.
    • Understand the importance of their role as an educator, teaching social skills.
    • Understand that developing a rapport with students will do more to contribute to a positive bus environment, reduce discipline problems and create a caring safe environment for everyone.
    • Understand there are numerous factors that contribute to differing student expectations, behavior and experiences, such as; exposure to sex and violence, family structure, conflict resolution skills, and social isolationism. This contributes to differing ideas of normal behavior.
    • Understand the basic concepts of behavior modification to include; clearly communicated rules; positive reinforcement/ reinforcement density; minimal and progressive consequences for maladaptive behavior; and rewards for adaptive behavior.
    • Understand some tricks of the trade.
    • Understand twelve actions that can escalate misbehavior.
    • Understand some helpful hints in dealing with students.


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