Spotsylvania County Public Schools

Vision:

Because of our relentless commitment to exemplary education, our students' with ASD thrive as integral citizens in their school and communities.

Mission:

Together we teach all students with ASD employing evidence based practices with fidelity to ensure

  • Life-long Learning
  • Functional Independence
  • Meaningful Communication
  • Self determination
  • Genuine Friendships
  • Engaged Citizenship

Beliefs:

  1. When students with ASD receive exemplary education, they are prepared to make relevant contributions to society.
  2. Teaching is an intentional act. Students are motivated to learn when their teachers personalize instruction to their strengths and needs, engineer a positive environment, systematically employ evidence based practices, and use on-going data to evaluate the effectiveness of their practices.
  3. True collaboration is essential to teaching students with ASD and requires:
    • Positive, supportive and consistent leadership
    • Shared ownership and accountability
    • Openness to diversity of ideas in the spirit of continuous improvement
    • Continuous commitment towards a targeted outcome.

Division Products:

Spotsylvania County Public Schools FBA BIP Work Book

The purpose of this book is to assist school teams in completing Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and developing Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) by providing a central resource where teams can locate forms. Teams who have not previously completed FBA or developed a BIP may also need assistance in completing an FBA and developing a BIP.

FBA BIP Work Book

For further information please contact:

Division Contact:

Paige J. Carter, M.Ed. BCBA LBA
Assistant Director of Student Support Services
Spotsylvania County Public Schools
8020 River Stone Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
540-834-2500 x1004

VCU-ACE Contacts:

Carol M. Schall, Ph.D.
cmschall@vcu.edu
Assistant Professor
School of Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
Special Education
Director of Technical Assistance and the Autism Center of Excellence

Emily Helmboldt, BCBA, LBA, LPC
Technical Assistance Coordinator
VCU/Autism Center for Excellence
(804) 502-4532
echelmboldt@vcu.edu