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What do we do on a waiver day?
All building staff attended a 3 hour workshop on how to deal with an active shooter. The West Branch Local School takes a proactive approach to protect our children. The session was conducted by former School Resource Officer Craig Crider. All building staff learned strategies to assist in keeping our children safe. The West Branch Local Schools thank Office Crider for his expertise! We also thank the Salem Police Department for allowing Officer Crider to be with us!
All teaching staff attended a 3 hour workshop to assist in strategies to meet the needs of all students in a classroom. The workshop was taught by Dr. Lisa Dieker from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Dieker is a Gates Foundation Scholar and one of her books is on the best seller’s. Dr. Dieker had a busy week. She went from Orlando to New York City to be with the Cast of Sesame Street before joining us!
On Saturday May 18 27 West Branch Teachers attended a workshop focusing on co-teaching strategies from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Their dedication exemplifies why this community chooses to send their kids to our schools. Teaching is not an 8 – 3 job. Teaching is a passion!!!!!!
All bus drivers, aides and nurses were trained in deescalating aggressive behavior. The session taught by Mrs. Alana Niemiec, Psychologist and Miss Liz Crawford had staff moving an examining ways to deal with aggressive behavior.