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Lynnette Chirrick, Principal

Martha Zenk, Intervention Lead

Judith Manalili, Education Specialist

Winston Wong, School Psychologist

Tina Menze, Speech and Language Pathologist

Franklin Falcons SOAR; Safe, On Task, Accountable, Respectful.

PBIS - Positive Behavior Intervention and Support

PBIS Mission Statement

The mission of the Franklin Elementary PBIS team is to foster and promote a safe and positive school environment that enhances student learning through teaching and recognizing positive behavior. Our Mission is to provide a positive, safe, healthy, nurturing and respectful environment in which all students have the opportunity to become productive members of society.

We will provide this through the:

1. Development of clearly defined and consistent student expectations and accountabilities which reflect our theme of being Safe, On-task, Accountable and Respectful. 

2. Maintenance of an open ended flexible approach through the use of a data driven informational system.

3. Educationally sound methods that foster student character, safety, academic excellence and individual citizenship.

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Additional Supports at Franklin

If you feel like your child needs additional support in any of these areas, please talk to your child's teacher. As a parent, you can also refer your child to our Coordination of Services Team (COST) by emailing our Intervention Lead, Martha Zenk at mzenk@alamedaunified.org.

Programs that Support PBIS at Franklin include:

  • Girls. Empowerment. Mentors. Support. (GEMS)
  • Playworks
  • Conflict Managers
  • Kindergarten Helpers
  • PTA
  • PBIS Committees, including student and parent liaisons and site specialists like our Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Pathologist, etc.
  • Equity and Inclusion Committee
  • Toolbox Curriculum
  • Campus Beautification Task Force
  • Go Green Committee
  • Student Council
  • Peace Path
  • Buddy Bench
  • Social Emotional Health Lessons

Playworks - What Better Recess Does

Franklin School partners with Playworks to make our recesses even better. Click on the link to find out more! 

Playworks Helps with Conflict Resolution
Playworks helps with Leadership Skills
Playworks helps with Academic Success