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CHAMPS & Discipline in the Secondary Classroom

Kansas Department of Education - Technical Assistance System Network (KSDE TASN) partnered with Safe & Civil Schools to bring a "training of trainers" to Kansas for CHAMPS and Discipline in the Secondary Classroom. 


Noalee McDonald-Augustine is a member of this training cadre and is not only a certified trainer for CHAMPS and Discipline in the Secondary Classroom (CHAMPS/DSC), but also in Interventions.


The CHAMPS/DSC model of classroom management is designed to help develop or fine-tune effective classroom management plans that are proactive, positive, and instructional. The training demonstrates research-based practices that overtly teach students how to behave responsibly - including the establishment of clear expectations for classroom activities and transitions; logical and fair responses to misbehavior; and tools to motivate students.


Interventions is designed to address the needs of individual students with chronic and/or severe emotional, social, or behavioral problems. Participants learn how to plan and implement evidenced-based, tiered strategies to increase motivation and improve behavior. These processes and support procedures reduce the number of students who “fall through the cracks” and who are suspended or expelled.


For more information about these programs or to discuss how to bring the programs to your school, contact Noalee McDonald-Augustine at NMcDonald@smokyhill.org or 785-621-4414.