The arrival and dismissal of students are important parts of the day that can impact how they relate to school. By establishing routines and reinforcing them schoolwide, teachers and school staff can create a familiar, safe, caring, and respectful environment. It will also provide a strong foundation for productive learning in a positive environment. This Guide will help school communities define safe arrival and dismissal routines, and identify behaviors or actions that have students entering a welcoming school environment and leaving for home feeling calm and positive about their learning community. A multifaceted tool for ongoing, embedded professional development, Quick Coaching Guides encapsulate a specific topic through the Responsive Classroom lens and offer educators unique tools for reflection, learning, and planning for change.