Assess School Readiness

Each school is different. It's important to assess a school’s readiness for school-wide Restorative Justice. Hover over the boxes for more info.

TAKE A
Survey

Now that you’ve had some private conversations, it’s time to get wider feedback. Compile a survey to see how faculty and staff feel about discipline at your school. Check out page 8 of this document (click to download) for potential survey questions designed by a research team with the University of Vermont.

FIND THE
Teams

Now that you have an idea of who already has the mindset to implement restorative justice successfully, formalize teams who are ready to work on building wider interest across the school. Click to download this implementation guide from the Minnesota Department of Education, which has lots of tables for identifying team members and their roles.

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Identify the Needs

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Assess School Readiness

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Build Interest

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Start Training

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Engage Stakeholders

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Iterate and Reiterate

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