Mr. Rufus Lott III, the author of Restorative Practices: An Outside-the-Box-Approach to Building and Sustaining Relationships presented his approach to SIS faculty and staff on Monday, September 24, 2018 during our PLC Day. Restorative practices (RP) offer a comprehensive alternative approach that promotes a positive school climate with strong relationships at the center, where all community members feel a true sense of belonging. Mr. Lott provided an overview of restorative practices', which includes a three-phase model with concrete strategies for implementing RP in the classroom.