Restorative Practices School Wide

Restorative practices give us new tools to replace outdated and ineffective methods of punishment and suspension. It helps us focus on intentional, inclusive, and respectful ways of thinking about, talking about, and responding to issues or problems that arise. 

  • Creating School Wide Expectations
    • VISA Handbook (link)
  • Support school climate groups
    • VISA PBIS Team- PBIS is a proactive approach used to improve school safety and promote positive behavior and complements restorative practices. For more information please contact, Brianne Sullivan at 
    • Student Court- Student Court is a student led group on campus that supports students with conflict and building connections to help reduce discipline referrals.  For more information please  contact the President, Gimmena Molina 
  • Administer and Review Student Data 
  • Alternative to Suspensions
    • Restorative Discipline Practices Guide (link)
  • Behavior Contracts (link)
  • The Interim Behavior Response Plan (IBRP)-  IBRP supports school teams in the development and implementation of an immediate and interim plan for preventing and responding to behaviors. (link)