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Safe Schools Operations Cooperative

School Safety 

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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:
  1. Safety audits are scheduled at least once every three years.
  2. Written reports are available for presentation to the school board. 
  3. Assistance can be provided 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, Mental Health, Workplace Safety, Child Abuse, Integrated Pest Management, and 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

Helpful Resources: 

Texas School Safety Center 

Texas Governor Abbott’s School & Firearm Safety Action Plan  

Governor Abbott School Safety Action Plan Summary 

Federal Commission on School Safety 

Bullying

David’s Law

David’s Law Infographic

stopbullying.gov

Mental Health & Substance Abuse – Texas Dept. of Health & Human Services 

Mental Health in Texas

National Association of School Psychologists – A framework for Safe & Successful Schools 

TEA-Safe and Healthy Schools

National PTA School Safety

25 NCEF Assessment Guide – Safe Schools Facilities Checklist

School Safety Signs, Workplace postings, website postings 2018 

 List of Resources for Research-Based Best Practices 

 

 

Contact Lana Owen

School Phone:
940-322-6928 x 8233