Promising Practices and Universal Implementation for Your School
William Allen School is a K-5 Elementary School in Rochester New Hampshire with a SES population and students that suffer significant trauma impact. With an underlying belief that all students should be afforded the opportunity to achieve regardless of outside environmental factors. Using data-driven decision making based on diverse student needs, schools can both improve the overall culture and climate of the school and promote academic and social-emotional achievement of students. MTSS universal systems of support themes will be highlighted along with the importance of building relationships, student regulation strategies, trauma informed responses and reflective practices. Attendees will walk away from this presentation with a variety of universal support ideas that can be implemented with few resources with little to no impact on your school budget.
Download Session Materials
- Promising Practices.pdf
- Recess Planning Tool (1).pdf
- Example Wellness Plan (1).pdf
- Restorative Plan (ISS).pdf
Lynn Allen has twelve years of experience as an administrator in Title I schools and nine years experience with MTSS. She trained with Cassie Yackley, Psy.D. on “Trauma Informed Practices” and combined her knowledge of MTSS, personalized learning, and self-regulation strategies to develop a series of approaches to meet student needs within her school.
Maegan has 17 years of experience as an educator, 15 years as an elementary school teacher and two years as an administrator. She has served as a facilitator and member of the Rochester Schools MTSS Leadership Team for five years and has provided coaching to schools around team composition, school-wide universal supports and classroom implementation.