Components of the Bullying Prevention Program



  • Bullying Prevention Program Team (coordinating committee), Program Coordinator and Implementation Guide
  • Professional development (Agenda and Content Resources) for school personnel and volunteers - Awareness and Skill Development
  • Reference Guide/Book for All Teachers, Counselors and Administrators - as pdf file
  • Reference Guide/Book for Support Personnel (secretaries, cafeteria and Mmaintenance personnel) - as pdf file
  • Pre- and Post-program Assessment (Program Evaluation Plan and Evaluation Coordinator) - Bullying Prevention Surveys (for students, faculty and parents) - Focus Meetings with school personnel, parents and student, Pre- and Post-examination of existing data
  • Program’s mission statement, goals, slogan, and logo
  • Administrative Strategies Plan for preventing bullying
  • Response (Eight-Step Process for On-the-Spot Responding) and Investigation Plans, including the Investigation of Rumors
  • Campaign against bullying (activities harnessing the energy of students)
  • Bullying Prevention School Assembly Program
  • Brochures (as pdf files) for students, parents and school personnel
  • Student Involvement and Empowerment Plan (a bank of strategies and activities)
  • Parent Education and Involvement Plan (a bank of strategies and activities
  • Community Involvement Plan (a bank of strategies and activities)
  • Bank of administrative strategies for creating a caring , safe and peaceful school and for changing the school’s culture/climate
  • Pledge for students, school personnel, parents, and community representatives
  • Books for all parents and students placed on school’s server (as pdf files)
  • Supervision Plan and Training in Quality Supervision
    • Strategies for providing quality supervision and for increasing supervision
    • Strategies for adding structure to unstructured times
    • Strategies for information sharing and exchange
  • Supportive Supervision Strategies (technology, adding structure, etc.)
  • Bulletin Boards, Posters, and Banners for high-risk areas, other non-classroom areas, and classrooms
  • Strategies for connecting students to the school (creating a sense of acceptance and belonging in all students)
  • Celebration of program’s success

Parent and Community

  • Bank of strategies for developing a parent and community involvement plan
  • Awareness presentation for parents and community representatives
  • Committee representation
  • Pledge for parents and community representatives
  • Focus Meetings
  • Bullying Prevention Survey
  • Parent Education through "Parent Chats" (English & Spanish) sent home (parent review with child and sign - returned to school)

Individual-Level, Response-Level and Intervention

  • On-the-Spot Responding (responding when it is seen and/or heard)
  • Safety Plans for targets of bullying
  • Procedures for investigating rumors and unverified reports
  • Discipline Rubrics with progressive consequences
  • Behavioral Expectaions for all high-risk areas
  • Pro-social and non-punitive strategies
  • Intervention Questionnaire and Plan to help students who are bullied
  • Intervention Questionnaire and Plan to help students who bully others

Classroom, Counselor, and Library

  • A comprehensive scope and sequence (preschool-high school) of Bullying Prevention Lesson Plans and classroom meetings
  • Support materials and resources
    • Instructional materials for the teacher
    • Posters for the classroom
    • Brochures (for school personnel, students, and parents)
    • Instructional materials for students
  • Bulletin Boards, Banners, and Posters
  • Card Games
  • Posted and enforced bullying prevention classroom rules and behavioral expectations