RJ IN SCHOOLS
Cultivates a single-school culture that values respect, relationships and community.
Values the development of social and emotional competencies along with the academic instruction.
Empowers students, teachers and staff to take an active tole in problem solving and discipline.
Handles behavioral incidents in accordance with those values, utilizing a restorative conference process for serious incidents before resorting to exclusionary approaches.
In a Classroom
Fosters empathy and respect for each other, between students and student relationships, but also student and teacher relationships.
Helps students learn to listen to each other, creatively problem solve and resolve their own conflicts.
Seeks to understand the why of a student's behavior.
Uses circles, and activity designed to give everyone a voice, while developing a sense of community.