Behavioral Interventionist and PBIS Coordinator
Cypress-Fairbanks ISDContact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Session:What’s Culture Got To Do With It?
Christopher Lewis is a Behavioral Interventionist and PBIS Coordinator at Cypress Fairbanks ISD’s Hopper Middle School. He has over 23 years of experience in education, which also includes 18 years of coaching both football and basketball on the high school and middle school levels in the Alief, Houston, and Spring Branch school districts. His areas of expertise includes, effective habits facilitation, relational practices within the learning environment, classroom management. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology/Sociology from the University of Houston and a Masters in Leadership from Abilene Christian University. Currently, as a PBIS coordinator and Relational/Restorative Practices Green Team member, he is engaged with implementing and promoting school wide strategies and methods to help students and teachers establish positive relationships thus fostering a healthy learning environment. Through these methods, Christopher collaborates and mediates with teachers and students to foster such beliefs as “Responding over reacting”, “Seek first to understand before seeking to be understood” (Covey, 1998), and affective communication. Christopher is happily married to his wife of 25 years, Lashawn Lewis, also a graduate and post graduate of the University of Houston and Abilene Christian University. They have two children: Joshua, 18, and Jaya, 11. They are members of Fry Rd. Church of Christ in Katy, Texas.