Date of Award

8-2019

Culminating Project Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Educational Administration and Leadership, K-12: Ed.D.

Department

Educational Administration and Higher Education

College

School of Education

First Advisor

John Eller

Second Advisor

David Lund

Third Advisor

James Johnson

Fourth Advisor

Plamen Miltenoff

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

PBIS, SWPBIS, perceptions, high school teachers, implementation

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area high school teachers’ perceptions regarding the implementation of the SWPBIS program to manage student behavior successfully in schools (grades 9-12). The results of the study showed that teachers believed factors of successful SWPBIS implementation defined by Horner et al., McKevitt and Braaksma were present in their schools. The majority of teachers (73.6%) positively rated the successful implementation of the SWPBIS program in their schools. The findings of the study also revealed five important factors teachers believed contribute to successful implementation of SWPBIS and five barriers preventing SWPBIS implementation.

The findings of the study contribute to existing research on SWPBIS implementation in high schools. The study concludes with recommendations to high school administrators, SWPBIS leadership teams and staff for improving and sustaining the program in high schools.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.