Hierck, T., & Peterson, K. (2018, March 22). Focusing on the 19 behaviors most essential to a positive school culture. Retrieved May 14, 2018

Positive climates do not just happen. They arise from the practices and rituals implemented and encouraged within a school. Tracking and reinforcing the behaviors that contribute to a positive school climate — especially the 19 behaviors research identifies as most likely to positively affect a school — is a practical way to focus on the behaviors that have the greatest influence in creating a safe, supportive learning environment.

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