Pam Schehl/News Members of the Knox County Career Center PBIS Committee with their  Bronze Award are, first row, from  left, Amy Rine, Vicki Crowthers, Shelly Blubaugh, and Lydia King. Second row, from left, Derek Fisher, Paul Napier, Stacy Kladias and Jane Hall. Not pictures are Renee Blaney, Kathie Brown, Bruce Kreidler and Beth Marhefka.

 

MOUNT VERNON — On Nov. 30, Knox County Career Center was recognized with a bronze award for its implementation Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports during a ceremony at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center.

PBIS is a scholastic framework with the goal of improving student behavior and academic achievement and the overall school climate. The philosophy focuses on encouraging positive behaviors, rather than just disapproving of unacceptable actions. For instance, a teacher may tell a students to remember an assignment rather than saying “don’t forget your homework.”

 

Pam Schehl: 740-397-5333 or pschehl@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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