On October 11, 2017, OSPI hosted a webinar to provide a preview of the content that will be covered in the first discipline training module. The first module will provide a foundation for understanding the connection between research, policies, and practices in student discipline. OSPI is making a recording of the webinar and related resources available online until the formal training module is formatted and complete.
Introduction (0:00 - 5:15)
The Purpose of Discipline in K–12 Education (5:16 - 12:07)
Video: Every Opportunity
The Impact of Exclusionary Discipline Practices (12:08 - 20:32)
Key Reading: American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force. (2008). Are zero tolerance policies effective in the schools?: An evidentiary review and recommendations. The American Psychologist, 63(9), 852.
Video: School to Prison Pipeline
Recent Laws and Public Policy (20:33 - 31:10)
Key Reading: Mosehauer, K., McGrath, N., Nist, J., & Pilar, K. (2012). Reclaiming Students: The Educational and Economic Costs of Exclusionary Discipline in Washington State. Washington Appleseed & Team Child.
Video: Students Speak Out About Exclusionary School Discipline
Recent Research and Best Practices in Discipline (31:11 - 37:59)
Key Reading: Gregory A., Bell J., & Pollock M. (2014) How Educators Can Eradicate Disparities in School Discipline: A Briefing Paper on School-Based Interventions. Discipline Disparities: A Research-to-Practice Collaborative.
Video: Dr. Pedro Noguera: Disproportional Discipline
Video: School ditching suspensions for conversations
Family Engagement (38:00 - 42:22)
Key Reading: Mapp, K.L. & Kuttner, P.J. (2013). Partners in education: A dual capacity-building framework for family-school partnerships. SEDL.
Video: Dr. Karen Mapp Shares Advice for Educators on Family and Community Engagement Strategies
Video: Workshop Session FWPS
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) (42:22 - 48:33)
Key Reading: Green, A., Nese, R., McIntosh, K., Nishioka, V., Eliason, B., & Delabra, A. C. (2015). Key elements of policies to address discipline disproportionality: A guide for district and school teams.
Video: Reflections on a Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Video: PBIS: A Framework for All Schools
Conclusion (48:33 - 52:02)
Video: School suspensions are an adult behavior