June 19, 2018

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (June 19, 2018)—Educators are encouraged to save the date for Terrance M. Scott, Ph.D., who will present, "High Probability Strategies for Managing Student Behaviors: Classroom Management and Escalating Behaviors," on Nov. 20 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City from 8:30 to 3:30.

This session will provide an overview of high-probability practices for managing classrooms with an eye toward students with challenging behaviors. These foundational prevention practices will set the stage for a deeper discussion of how adults can most effectively respond to a range of misbehaviors using the same logic of probability. Specific misbehaviors and strategies will be demonstrated using video examples. 

Dr. Scott is a professor and distinguished university scholar and the director at the Center for Instructional and Behavioral Research in School at the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville.

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With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) works in partnership with public and accredited private schools in a 10-county area of northwest Iowa to help assure that all children reach their full potential. The AEA provides special education support services, media and technology services, a variety of instructional services, professional development and leadership to promote school improvement. The Iowa General Assembly created the state’s AEA system in 1975. It is widely regarded as one of the finest in the country. For more information about Northwest AEA, visit www.nwaea.org.

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