New Certificate for Restorative Discipline Coordinators

LEVEL I – successful completion of 40 hour RD Coordinator training by the Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue

LEVEL II* – successful completion of 40 hour RD Coordinator training by the Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue AND one year experience as a campus-based onsite RD Coordinator

LEVEL III* – successful completion of 40 hour RD Coordinator training by the Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue AND three years experience as a campus-based onsite RD Coordinator

*requires 12 hours of continuing education biannually in restorative practices relating to education, school discipline or criminal justice

Restorative Discipline is a relational approach to building school climate and addressing student behavior that fosters belonging over exclusion, social engagement over control and meaningful accountability over punishment.

Trained RD Coordinators are in increasingly high demand and schools are seeking those individuals who can implement the school-wide model with fidelity. This Certification identifies Coordinators who are fully trained in the Texas model incorporating 13 best practices for a whole school approach.

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For more information, please contact the Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue at irjrd@austin.utexas.edu