Pittsburgh Student Achievement Center
Student Leaders from Pittsburgh Student Achievement Center attended the Caring Team’s annual Grief Summit.
They interacted with students from 40 other schools across Allegheny County, learning skills on how to support peers who are grieving. They were also given a tour of The Caring Place.
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Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Office Managed vs. Classroom Managed Behaviors
This chart provides classroom teachers with a guide of behaviors which should be managed in the classroom vs. managed by an administrator. The behaviors and chart aligns with the Student Code of Conduct.
The Student Achievement Center has three building expectations, Attend, Achieve, and Adjust. The Matrix is the breakdown of expectations of behavior while students are in a particular location of the school building or participating in school related activities.
Parent School Community Council (PSCC)
News Release: Pittsburgh Public Schools Announces Start of Warning Period of School Bus Safety Program to Protect Students
PITTSBURGH, PA, May 16, 2023 – Pittsburgh Public Schools is announcing the start of the warning period of its school bus stop-arm camera program to protect students from the pervasive issue of motorists illegally passing a stopped school bus. The warning period will begin Wednesday, May 17, and run until the program officially goes live July 3, following a robust public awareness campaign launched last August.
Pittsburgh Public Schools appoints Director of Violence Prevention to quell student violence
PITTSBURGH — Jason Rivers is taking the helm as the new Director of Narrative Transformation, Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention for Pittsburgh Public Schools. It is a newly created position designated to address a culture of escalating violence among students in and outside of school buildings across the city.
PPS’s first violence prevention director Jason Rivers wants to interrogate origins of violence
On today’s episode of The Confluence: Pittsburgh Public Schools has hired Jason Rivers as the district’s inaugural director of narrative transformation, conflict resolution and violence prevention. Rivers joins us to explain what kind of programming can be enacted to support violence prevention.