West Side Early Childhood Center

PBIS: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
A proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports needed for all students in a school to achieve social, emotional and academic success.

PBIS is a pyramid model for promoting social and emotional development through nurturing and responsive relationships, high quality supportive environments, targeted social emotional supports and intensive interventions.  PBIS is a school wide initiative implemented throughout the Decorah Community School District.

West Side PBIS Mission Statement: To work collaboratively to help each child reach his/her greatest potential.  Teaching life skills to be respectful, responsible and safe.


               West Side Expectations
                                     Be Safe!
                               Be Respectful!
                              Be Responsible!

PBIS supports students as they develop positive social emotional behaviors:
*Following Rules and Expectations
*Friendship Skills
*Problem Solving
*Developing Confidence, Competence and Independence
*Managing Strong Emotions Appropriately

Get Started at Home!
*Develop positive relationships - Give children encouragement (look for the positives!)
*Embrace the power of play - Have fun with your child!
*Set clear rules and expectations and provide logical consequences
*Give children choices when appropriate

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Whether you look for the negative or you look for the positive... you'll find what you are looking for!

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