Pro-Act Training
For Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals and other Special Education Support Staff

Rafer Johnson-S.E.A.L Program

Behavioral Health Unit
1001 10th Street
2:45 P.m.-6:15 P.m.


Pro-Act is a 20 hour certification training and in order to become certified participants must attend all 6sessions listed below.
If you attended a previous session and did not complete the course and were paid,
you will not be permitted to repeat sessions in future trainings with pay  



Tuesday 1/28/14    Thursday 1/30/14

Tuesday  2/4/14    Thursday 2/6/14

Tuesday 2/11/14     Thursday  2/13/14




Rebecca Ruiz,Program Manager

Joshua Valverde, Certified Trainer

Lizbeth Armstrong, Certified trainer

Tracy Holdcraft, Certified trainer 


   Pro-Act certification is mandatory for Special Education severely Handicapped, Emotionally Disturbed and Autism Teachers and Paraprofessionals who currently have not had the training or are new to BCSD. Resource teachers/staff are also recommended to attend. This certification addresses pro-active behavior intervention in addition to reactive techniques, including physical restraint.


To register for trainings please contact Liliana Ayala at 631-5445 Ext 17110
Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.