So You Have a Truant Student… Now What?

Behavior specialist Ryan Jeffery will share practical techniques for working with chronically absent students. You will learn how to help them get to school more regularly and focus on instructional goals.

What You'll Learn

  • What specific language can you use?
  • How can you get students to attend school more regularly?
  • Should you provide differentiated consequences for truant students?
  • How should you interface with students who are chronically absent?
  • What steps can you take to facilitate positive interactions?
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Training Overview

Do you have students who rarely come to school? Learn how to help them before it’s too late.

Students who are chronically absent struggle to learn and fail to build the vital social connections that can help them excel in school. Whether truancy increased after summer break or has been chronic for years, you can apply proven tactics to help these students recover before it’s too late.

Optimal strategies to foster focus in the classroom will enable you to help all students want to be there and learn. Prevention and intervention techniques will diffuse challenging behaviors in students who are chronically absent.

  • What specific language can you use?
  • How can you get students to attend school more regularly?
  • Should you provide differentiated consequences for truant students?
  • How should you interface with students who are chronically absent?
  • What steps can you take to facilitate positive interactions?
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Superintendents
  • Principals
  • Vice and assistant principals
  • Department chairs
  • Clinical staff
  • Program directors
  • Special education directors
  • District administrators
  • Other school leaders
  • Behavior specialists
  • Learning strategists
  • Student services directors
  • Teachers
What's included
Training includes
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Ryan Jeffery
  • Sought-after PreK-12 behavior intervention trainer
  • Coach in the public education community
  • Interprets defiant behaviors
  • Helps teachers gain student compliance with calm, confident, and consistent approaches to behavior