Maryland’s New Model Policy for Behavior Threat Assessment
The Maryland Safe to Learn Act of 2018 enacted several updates and additions to the Annotated Code of Maryland related to behavioral threat assessment teams in Maryland K-12 schools. These changes serve to broaden the legislated purview of school behavior threat assessment teams, and provide schools with a model policy “for the establishment of an assessment team or teams in each local school system.” This document is provided as a model policy, procedure, and guidance document for local school system’s school behavior threat assessment teams.
Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans
Learn how the IEP team uses observations while conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) for your child. This document included things that should appear in a behavior plan.
Discipline of Students with Disabilities: MSDE Manual
This document addresses school behavior. It includes information about behavior assessments, the intervention process and the disciplinary requirements for suspension, detentions, etc. according to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).