Tier 1: The Foundation

  • To build a sustainable district wide social emotional program model, it is imperative that the foundation is strategically strong. Peoria Unified School District has designed Tier I supports as proactive foundational strategies that will be a part of every students learning, every day.

Every Student, Every Day

  • 1. Will have access to a safe and welcoming environment

  • 2. Receives social, emotional training

  • 3. Can visually see or have access to behavioral expectations

  • 4. Knows the behavioral expectations of the school

  • 5. Has an opportunity to access restorative practices

  • 6. Will have access to a caring adult on campus

  • 7. Has family involvement – Family circle

Every Teacher, Every Day

  • 1. Will provide a safe and welcoming environment for students

  • 2. Implements social/emotional learning

  • 3. Receives social/emotional training

  • 4. Knows the behavioral expectations for the school

  • 5. Has visuals in the classroom of the behavioral expectations for the school

  • 6. Incorporates restorative practices in the classroom

  • 7. Has access to support training

  • 8. Will develop a positive relationship with families

  • 9. Will be connected to a peer support team

  • 10. Knows the role of and access to the Student Support Team

Every School, Every Day

  • 1. Will provide a safe and welcoming environment

  • 2. Uses a social/emotional learning curriculum

  • 3. Has identified behavioral expectations | Common language

  • 4. Has visuals of behavior expectations

  • 5. Has a major/minor behavior matrix

  • 6. Has restorative practices

  • 7. Has an incentive program

  • 8. Will provide students access to a caring adult on campus

  • 9. Has progress monitoring

  • 10. Has a trained Student Support Team

The District, Every Day

  • 1. Provide a safe and welcoming environment for employees, students, families and community members

  • 2. Adopt a social/emotional learning curriculum

  • 3. Identify behavioral expectations and protocols

  • 4. Have visuals of behavioral expectations

  • 6. Provide resources for support

  • 7. Develop and adopt restorative practices

  • 8. Have a trained team available to support schools

  • 9. Implement self-care and wellness for employees

  • 10. Develop positive relationships with family members

  • 11. Develop positive relationships with community members

Parents, Every Day

  • 1. Knows and has access to a copy of the behavioral expectations for their student’s school

  • 2. Will be welcomed to campus and committed to modeling the behavior expectations while interacting with teachers, students and staff

  • 3. Will seek to develop a positive relationship and communication with the school as a part of their student’s educational team

  • 4. Knows the role of the Student Support Team

  • 5. Understands the major/minor behavior matrix for the school

  • 6. Reinforce the social emotional learning curriculum with your student

  • 7. Understands restorative practices

Community Partners, Every Day

  • 1. Are welcomed in the Peoria Unified School District

  • 2. Work to develop positive relationships at all levels

  • 3. Know and adhere to the behavioral expectations of the district

  • 4. Are committed to assisting the district with enhancing the educational and social/emotional wellbeing of every student, every day