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Biography of Primary Presenter

My name is George Wilkerson, I am currently an Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for East Coweta Middle school in Senoia, GA. I have worked as at that position for the past five years. Before that I was a coach and teacher at Madras Middle in Newnan. I have been in the education field for twelve years.

I am a career educator who specializes in Educational Leadership, technology integration, and positive behavior support. I am passionate about fostering a learning environment that synthesizes athletics with academics in working towards to goal of student achievement.

I live with my wife and two children in Newnan.

Highest Degree of Primary Presenter

Specialist Degree

Presentation Abstract

Having quality discipline in schools is vital for creating a culture that enhances student achievement. The purpose and function of a school's discipline procedure is a task that school leadership cannot take on alone.

This presentation will discuss ways that East Coweta Middle, a rural school in Senoia Georgia, has involved stakeholders in the discipline process and how we have modeled the school's Positive Behavior Support in a communal effort to positively impact students, and reduce the amount of time students miss class due to behavioral issues.

This presentation will cover several steps in the decision and implementation process of our school wide PBS plan. Steps include: data collection, identifying problems, communicating with stakeholders, developing solutions, implementation, and reorganizing the PBS approach. Also discussed in the presentation is the ways in which feedback from parents is used to assist in our school's PBS plan.

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Involving Stakeholders in Improving School Discipline through PBS

Having quality discipline in schools is vital for creating a culture that enhances student achievement. The purpose and function of a school's discipline procedure is a task that school leadership cannot take on alone.

This presentation will discuss ways that East Coweta Middle, a rural school in Senoia Georgia, has involved stakeholders in the discipline process and how we have modeled the school's Positive Behavior Support in a communal effort to positively impact students, and reduce the amount of time students miss class due to behavioral issues.

This presentation will cover several steps in the decision and implementation process of our school wide PBS plan. Steps include: data collection, identifying problems, communicating with stakeholders, developing solutions, implementation, and reorganizing the PBS approach. Also discussed in the presentation is the ways in which feedback from parents is used to assist in our school's PBS plan.