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Safe Schools Operations Cooperative

School Safety 

Services are available to provide annual updates and technical assistance in the following areas:

  • Identifying areas to enhance school safety and security
  • Reporting school safety audit results
  • Training related to health, safety, and other required topics. 

Safety Audits 

  • Safety audits scheduled at least once every three years.
  • Written reports for presentation to the school board. 
  • Assistance in reporting information to the Texas School Safety Center.

On-Line Safe Schools and Compliance Training:

  • Includes a comprehensive on-line library of school-focused courses. Examples include: Sexual Harassment, FERPA: Confidentiality of Records, On-line Safety, Workplace Safety, Child Abuse, Integrated Pest Management, School Bus Behavior and Discipline
  • Includes a management system to document staff training completion and credit
  • Includes a system for district/charter policy acceptance by employees for Human Resources tracking documentation

Student Wellness Coop

  • Service provides a one-day, on-site visit per campus
  • Presentations for students on a variety of topics including bullying, dating violence, healthy habits, drug awareness, cybersecurity, conflict resolution, etc. 
  • Cooperative membership also includes technical support and resources

 

Compliance Resources : 

Texas School Safety Center 

  • Provides guidance on important school safety topics, training event opportunities, toolkits, templates and videos for schools including these areas:  
    • School Behavioral Threat Assessment Training  (REQUIRED for ALL members of the BTA)
    • SRP/SRM Train the Trainer Training
    • Digital Threat Assessment Training
    • Sandy Hook Promise – Say Something Training
    • School-Based Law Enforcement Training (TCOLE)

TEA Health, Safety & Discipline 

TEA Superintendent Reporting Requirements

Title IV, Part A School Safety State Initiative 

Title IV, Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment 

School District Training Chart  2020– TASB School Law

Texas Governor Abbott’s School & Firearm Safety Action Plan  

 

Other Resources: 

TEA Highly Mobile and At Risk, and Mental Health Supports 

Legislative Guidance Series – TxSSC 

SchoolSafety.gov 

TEA Safe, Supportive, and Positive School Climate 

TEA Bullying and Cyberbullying 

Texas Attorney General Safety Initiatives 

Safe and Sound Schools: Resource Library 

T4PA Center

 

Monthly Update smore newsletters: 

November 2020

October 2020 

September 2020

August 2020

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Lana Owen

School Phone:
940-322-6928 x 8233