Classroom Managed Problem Behaviors
Managed by the teacher – Any three of these within a week results in a citation.
· Property Misuse – Use of property in a way in which it was not designed, does not pose or cause physical harm to self or others.
· Disruption – Any low-intensity disturbance or interference with takes away from the learning environment but does not cause physical harm or injury to self or others
· Forgery – Signing a person’s name without their permission
· Lying – Making a statement that one knows to be untrue.
· Technology Misuse (Minor) – Having cell phones or other prohibited electronic devices; using school devices inappropriately or without permission.
· Poor Procedures – Failure to follow procedures in any given school area after being taught the appropriate procedures to follow.
Classroom Managed Major Problem Behaviors
Managed by the teacher – Each offense results in a citation.
· Defiance/Non-Compliance – Refusal to follow teacher’s command.
· Disrespect – Acting with rudeness or a lack of courtesy
· Physical Contact/Horseplay – Inappropriate touching with body parts or objects which does not result in a perceived threat or injury.
· Technology Misuse (Major) – Inappropriate computer usage that goes against school rules or board policies
· Teasing – Taking actions that are intended to provoke or make fun of another person
· Cheating – Using dishonest methods to gain or give academic advantage
Office Managed Problem Behaviors
Managed by an administrator or designee – These offenses result in an office referral.
· Recurrent Classroom Issues – Any combination of classroom managed behaviors that have resulted in two citations within the week
· Physical Contact/Rough Horseplay – Physical contact that results in harm or injury to another not stemming from a fight or attack
· Inappropriate Language/Profanity/Name-Calling – Using profanity, racial slurs, derogatory language regardless of intent
· Harmful Threats (Verbal/Written) – Making verbal or written threats to harm oneself, others, or property
· Bullying – Repeatedly seeking to harm, intimidate, or coerce someone perceived as vulnerable; includes verbal, written, and exclusion forms
· Fighting/Physical Aggression – Partaking in a physical altercation or attacking another student physically
· Theft – Being responsible for taking or being in possession of another’s property without permission
· Harassment – On-going teasing even after being asked to stop by victim or supervising adult
· Inappropriate Display of Affection – Engaging in inappropriate verbal and/or physical gestures/contact, either consensual or non-consensual
· Property Damage/Vandalism – Acting in a manner that results in damage to school or individual property
· Use/Possession of Weapon – Having a fabricated weapon and/or using any item as a weapon against self or others
· Use/Possession of Illegal Substance – Any possession or use of illegal substances; typically drugs, alcohol, or tobacco; this includes vaping equipment