Est. time: 21 min

Many school districts make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the adverse consequences of school absence. Justice-system involvement, classroom management strategies for student discipline, culturally responsive discipline, and application of developmentally appropriate disciplinary methods promote positive and healthy school climates. Written by Diane Schweitzer, in this tutorial, you will learn: Defining Student Engagement and Communication of High Student Expectations; School, Familial, and Student Factors That May Influence Student Attendance; Identification of Need for Intervention, Providing Intervention and Positive Support for Student Engagement; Monitoring Attendance and Engagement; Effective Classroom Management Strategies; And Culturally Responsive Discipline and Appropriate Disciplinary Methods That Promote Positive and Healthy School Climates.