Academic Seminar, the High School Behavior Education Program, 2nd Edition

Academic Seminar is a 45 minute daily class designed to address work avoidance behaviors for middle and high school students at risk of poor school outcomes. The curriculum targets teaching, practicing and reinforcing organizational and self-advocacy skills, termed "academic self - management." The overarching goal of the class is for students to become fluent in the organizational and self-management skills required for successful completion of cla ss work, homework, tests, and projects. The relevance and applicability of the organizational skills extend past high school to post-secondary, real-world settings.


Academic Seminar by Jessica Swain-Bradway & Christopher J. Pinkney

Prevention Level

  • Primary


  • Administrators
  • District Contacts
  • PBS Coaches

System Impacts

  • District Team
  • Whole School


  • High School
  • Systems