Parents practiced conducting a Paideia seminar discussing Restorative Practices, an approach to behavior managment adopted by Sylvan Park.
The rules and goals above help guide discussions and teach respectful communication. Students participate in roughtly 10 seminars each school year.
Tree murals provide a script for students involved in conflicts to work through the issue together. The restorative approach emphasizes finding an appropriate resolution rather then simply punishing a wrongdoing.