Boys Town Education Model
The Boys Town Education Model® is a school-based intervention strategy that focuses on managing behavior, building relationships, and teaching social skills. It emphasizes preventive and proactive practices rather than reactive responses to deal with student behavior.
Based on the Boys Town Model®, the Boys Town Education Model® puts Boys Town’s research-proven child-care methods to work in a variety of educational settings. Its gives classroom teachers, administrators and support staff the tools to implement key Model components:
A curriculum of specific life skills taught as expectations in the classroom
- A school-wide social skills curriculum
- An administrative intervention process
- A proactive classroom behavior management approach
These components are part of a complete system-wide approach to foster respectful and caring staff-student interactions by fundamentally changing the way schools address discipline and deal with student behavior.