Behavior Intervention Committee

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  • The Behavior Intervention Program ensure that students are assigned to the most appropriate setting, which is conducive to learning, maximizes academic achievement, growth and development.

    Our program ensures that all students are academically and socially successful. As such:

    • Events that are flagged through the Elementary Level Discipline Matrix should be recommended for the Behavior Intervention Program through the Expulsion Abeyance Office 754-321-1670.
    • Repeated PROMISE incidents should be referred to the Behavior Intervention Committee by completing the process outlined in the Behavior Intervention Handbook for traditional assignments.

    Through the structures provided in this program, it is expected that students will acquire the necessary skills to enable them to optimally function in the traditional school setting.


    In November 2013 the School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved a historic new Collaborative Agreement on School Discipline in an effort to close the schoolhouse to jailhouse pipeline; the Promise Program. Learn more about the Promise Program in the News Release below. School districts nationwide are rethinking their responses to minor offenses by students: Link to the NY Times article to Read More.

    To reduce the loss of instructional time, consistent and uniform corrective strategies have been agreed upon. to learn more about these download the Corrective Strategies (pdf).

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  • Student Services

    1400 NW 14th Court

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311

    Phone: 754-321-1550

    Fax: 754-321-1694

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    Laurel E. Thompson, Ph.D.

    Director

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