BRT (Behavioral Resource Teacher)
The BRT (Behavior Resource Teacher) has a primary responsibility is to provide support to students and teachers. Our ultimate goal is to create a positive and safe learning environment so that each student can reach his/her maximum potential.
What does a Behavior Resource Teacher do?
- works to improve school-wide behavior to maximize instructional time
- supports teachers through behavior intervention and positive discipline strategies
- provides tools for students to learn pro-social behaviors such as empathy, impulse control, and anger management
- teaches students to be responsible for their own behavior
- provides supervision for students before and after school, in the hallways, and in the lunchroom
How can you help your child?
- practice consistent routines and establish clear rules at home which will carry over to school (i.e. waiting your turn, listening while others speak, etc.)
- teach age appropriate independence and responsibility