Essential Take Aways For:

Teachers

  • Understanding the nature of bullying and its effects
  • Establishing a school coordination committee
  • Intervening appropriately and efficiently when bullying incidents occur
  • Gaining the respect of your students and establishing yourself as a responsible authority figure
  • Establishing clear, positive reinforcement for good behavior

Staff

  • Establishing an advisory¬†committee
  • Setting up ways faculty can check in with their students
  • Incorporating bullying prevention into the class curriculum
  • Incorporating bullying prevention into the class curriculum
  • Establishing clear, positive reinforcement for good behavior
  • Working with parents in the community to garner buy-in to your anti-bullying efforts
  • Providing your school community with a safety plan to protect students who are bullied