The Behavior and Discipline Program is a part of the ESC-20 Special Education component and serves the educational community in managing student behavior so students with special needs can be successful. Our goal is to provide quality staff development and technical assistance to help families and schools positively change student behavior and improve student achievement.
Training and support focuses on providing positive behavioral strategies for students receiving services through District Special Education programs, students displaying severe behavior in the classroom and those assigned to an alternative education settings. This program supports all processes and principals addressed in the Texas Behavior Support Initiative.
In addition, this program offers training and support in the following areas:
Behavior Specialist Endorsement Program that builds capacity by training more staff to act as behavior resources for their district and/or campus.
Behavior strategies for families.
Behavior management strategies for all classrooms where student behavior is causing a disruption in the learning process.
Teaching strategies to motivate the student with behavior problems in the classroom.
Best practices for teachers of students with severe emotional and behavioral disorders (SEBDs), including educating students with SEBD’s in less restrictive settings.
Texas Education Code Chapter 37 and other legal issues for administrators and central office personnel.
Best practices for Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs (DAEPs) and Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Programs (JJAEPs).
Training delivered at your site and developed specifically to meet the behavior challenges encountered at your district or campus. Contact ESC-20 for available training dates and times.