• Cougar Restorative Practices

    Restorative Practices Expectations



    Have honest conversations with your scholars

    1:1  5 minute conversations


          2. Positive Reinforcement


     Recognize any good thing they do


     Have a rewards system


     Go to/participate in their extra curricular activities


          3. Parental connections

     Put a positive spin on all phone calls


     Each parent should think their scholar is “your favorite”


    Optional conversation questions and stems…

    Questions to ask. Statements to make.

    1. I feel you are …. (make a positive statement about student or progress in class)

    2. Did you accomplish your goals for today?

    3. Do you think you met my expectations today?

    4. How do you think your actions are impacting yourself? The class?

    5. I expect that you will (state expectations moving forward

    Restorative Questions (Responding to a challenging moment or behavior)

    1. What happened?

    2. What were you thinking of at the time?

    3. What have you thought about since?

    4. Who has been affected by what you have done? In what way?

    5. What do you think you need to do to make it right

    Restorative Questions (To help those HARMED by other’s actions)

    1. What did you think when you realized what had happened?

    2. What impact has the incident had on you and others?

    3. What has been the hardest thing for you?

    4. What do you think needs to happen to make things right?

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    Restorative Practices Additional Support


    ​"Restorative practices are processes that proactively build healthy relationships and a sense of community to prevent and address conflict and wrongdoing. " The Schott Foundation

    To find out more about Restorative Practices, contact Latasha Smith - Valentine or Roy Burton, District Restorative Practice Coordinators with all Restorative Practice related questions.   

    Latasha Smith - Valentine


    Roy Burton  


    We have a focus on the 1:1 conversations, but Restoraticve Practices can be expanded to wholegroup conversation.

    See more HERE: Prevention Over Punishment 


    Our PBIS Spin:


      J-COE, YOU KNOW!

        “J-COE ON THE P-R-O-W-L”

    J- judicious   shows sound or good judgment

    C- courageous   shows strength in the face of pain or grief

    O- optimistic      remains hopeful and confident about the future

    E- excellence       remains outstanding or extremely good

    A Cougar Presentation on all things Restorative Practices: https://youtu.be/0afboYYAbnU