Integration of PBIS, RTI, and Character Education Escalate Achievement Growth

Charles M. Russell Middle School of the Performing Arts and Sciences, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Setting the stage for student engagement, performance, and growth is what Charles M. Russell Middle School of the Performing Arts and Sciences in Colorado Springs, Colo., is all about.

Through the integration of Positive Behavior Intervention Support, Response to Intervention, and character education, the school has escalated the growth and achievement of its students by incorporating academic practices with global and cultural awareness and helps instill a moral compass within each student.

Designated as a Colorado School of Character for the past two years and a School to Watch® by whole child partner National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform, Russell Middle School truly values creating an invaluable school experience for its students.

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Rebecca Clare

April 18, 2012

Hello from New Mexico,

My name is Rebecca Clare and I am a 6th grade science teacher in Rio Rancho, NM.  I am very interested how you structured the PBS/RTI/Character Education program at your school.  What format did you use to intergrate the two and what character education curriculum are you using?  How do you make it all work?
Thank you for any advise or suggestions you can offer!
Rebecca Clare

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