Jennifer Phillips, MEd., LCSW

 

Jennifer L. Phillips, MEd., LCSW

 

Jennifer is currently the Director of Professional Learning at Mid-Valley Special Education Cooperative in St. Charles, IL.  She provides professional learning and coaching support to school staff in the areas of classroom management, student engagement, autism, functional behavior assessment/behavior intervention planning, and multi-tiered system of supports. She has worked to build staff capacity to support diverse learners within the general education setting and has supported this work at the state, district, building, and classroom level. Jennifer obtained a Masters of Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Aurora University.

 

 

Breakout session Part 1 (1.5 hrs):

 

Title: Classroom Management: Structuring the Classroom Environment to   Ensure the Success of ALL Students

Purpose Statement: To assist educators in understanding the best classroom structures and management systems to ensure the success of all students in inclusion settings, whether they have a disability or not.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will understand the principles of behavior modification and student motivation in the design of your classroom management plan.
  2. Participants will understand the application of behavior modification and student motivation in the design of the classroom management plan.
  3. Through assessing student needs, determine the necessary structures to support student learning and develop a positive and proactive classroom management plan.

 

Title: Classroom Management: Structuring the Classroom Environment to   Ensure the Success of ALL Students

Purpose Statement: To assist educators in understanding the best classroom structures and management systems to ensure the success of all students in inclusion settings, whether they have a disability or not.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn about STOIC model (Structure for success, Teach expectations, Observe systematically, Interact positively, Correct calmly)
  2. Using the STOIC model, participants will learn how to:
    1. Design your classroom environment
    2. Define expectations and classroom rules
    3. Explicitly teach expectations and instructional routines
    4. Develop systems to promote expected behavior
    5. Understand how to respond to behavior that is unexpected