What is C.H.A.M.P.s.?
CHAMPs is known as classwide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support. It is a classroom management framework that focuses on structuring classrooms for student success.
A researched based classroom management model, CHAMPs was developed by Dr. Randall Sprick with Safe and Civil Schools and is a utilized and structured way to extend PBIS principles and practices to the classroom setting. CHAMPS is based on over 30 years of effective teacher research.
CHAMPs uses positive, proactive strategies to prevent inappropriate behaviors and promote appropriate behaviors in school-wide settings, such as hallways and cafeterias and extends the use of PBIS universal strategies that includes positive, proactive strategies in school classroom setting. Teachers teach students to use the CHAMPs acronym (Conversation, Help, Activity, Movement, Participation, Success) when defining the daily behavioral expectations In the classroom.
Nash Rocky Mount Schools began piloting CHAMPs during the 2017-2018 school year in selected schools. By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, all schools in the Nash Rocky Mount school district will be in full implementation.