Preparing for Changes in Personnel

Retention of staff and effective transitions are important for the sustainability of school safety projects. However, all organizations have to manage changes in personnel, and planning is necessary to ensure continuity when the composition of a team changes.

This guide provides readers with an overview of considerations to address changes in project personnel due to turnover, changes in job scope, and more. Explore sample checklists for offboarding, cross-training, and onboarding, as well as tangible steps for developing a succession plan.

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Schreiber, A., Miller, B., Dressler, K. (2022). Preparing for Changes in Personnel. National Center for School Safety.

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School Personnel

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