A typical first year of BIST implementation includes:
• Initial in-service training on the BIST philosophy and logistics (3-6 hours)
• Professional development (9 hours)
• In-person consultations (35-50 hours, varying by building)
• Phone and/or email consultations as needed
A typical yearly BIST schedule beyond the first-year implementation includes:
• Professional development tailored to your needs, including a review of:
∘ BIST philosophy
∘ BIST concepts
• Monthly consultations
• Faculty meetings
• Vision Team meetings
Our ongoing consulting services consist of:
- Professional Development — district, building, faculty and administrator trainings with individualized topics to meet specific needs.
- Administrative Support, Collaboration & Problem-Solving — strengths/weaknesses assessments to identify obstacles to success and provide tools to communicate more effectively.
- Staff Support & Problem-Solving — staff meetings to collaborate on effective problem-solving, modeling and student success planning.
- Counselor & Social Worker Support — Focus group, group meeting and conflict management support as well as training on student success plans, skill-based triage and community building.
- Collaboration with Individual Teachers — support in establishing expectations, routines, intervention procedures, student success plans, communication with parents, problem-solving and community building in the classroom.
- Vision Teams — creating and maintaining energy regarding BIST, implementation and establishing goals to meet ongoing training needs.
- Before & After School Child Care Programs — establishing consistent techniques, procedures and interventions to create a comprehensive educational community in these programs.
- Class Meetings — creating strategies to teach/model effective problem-solving in the classroom in which topics are individualized to meet specific needs.
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