30% Decrease EVERY Year! “The number of student referrals in our middle school has dropped 30% on average, every year over the past three years. It is because of the strategies shared with me that I can say with pride, “Every day I teach!” - Keith Johnson, Teacher/Technology Director, Reading Community Schools, Michigan
Beck Academy Reduces Discipline Referrals 82% Campus-Wide “The training provided a discipline system that sets predetermined boundaries with a positive approach. Students are accountable for their actions. It is built on a mutual respect for the teacher and student that ensures that teachers can teach and students can learn. It creates a positive classroom environment.” - Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal, Beck Academy
Only Two Discipline Referrals in Six Weeks!
“During my first two years as principal of Clark Street Elementary School, we experienced over 300 office referrals and over 150 out-of-school suspensions! This year we fully implemented the seminar strategies and so far we have only had two office referrals in six weeks!” - John Hargrove, Principal, Clark Street Elementary, North Carolina
Decrease in Suspensions and Increase in Test Scores! “Lawton Public Schools is a lower socioeconomic school district in Oklahoma that services 17,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students; over half of which are minority. Twenty-nine of our thirty-five schools were trained using these strategies, affecting more than 11,000 children. Following training, we experienced a 16% decrease in suspensions and office referrals, and a dramatic decrease in pupil enrollment for Behavior Intervention and Behavior Disorder classes. We have also seen a 9% increase in test scores and none of our schools are on the school improvement list for No Child Left Behind.” - Billy Davis, Executive Director Elementary Education, Lawton Public Schools, Oklahoma
Referrals Reduced by 62%! “At Lompoc Valley Middle School, the referral numbers for class disruption were reduced by 62% using the seminar strategies, and Lompoc High School’s referral numbers were lower than those of the rival high school for the first time ever.” - Carrie Chase, High School Counselor, Lahainaluna High School, Hawaii
In-House Suspensions Cut in Half! “Pioneer Continuation High School has our district’s highest number of at-risk 11th and 12th grade students. Using the seminar blueprint, we saw school suspensions drop from 39% to 18% over a three year period, in-house suspensions cut in half, and significant increases in passing rates on the California High School Exit Exam and other student achievement measures. Overall, the school has experienced a positive, systemic cultural change.” - Elisabeth Prigmore, Principal, Pioneer Continuation High School, California
Students in Special Education and Title Programs Achieve Grade Level Performance! “I have seen some of my students move up from Special Education and Title Programs to achieve at grade level performance. My referrals have been eliminated. Students that were never able to do so before are now meeting benchmark standards and making dramatic gains in reading and writing fluency. After 19 years as an educator, I finally have time to teach with care and compassion.” - Libba Sager, Elementary Teacher, Toledo Elementary, Oregon