School Safety Communications Planning Guide

Schools must communicate their safety plans in a clear, accessible, and timely manner in order to help build and maintain trust with their community. This guide is intended to help school leaders strategize sharing school safety-related initiatives and news with their networks.

Quick tips, resources, and actionable steps throughout this guide will help you develop, implement, and assess comprehensive school safety communications plans. No matter what resources you have available or where you are in your communications process, this guide will help empower you to feel confident in taking action to share your school safety plans.

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Recommended Citation

Zill, A., Wyatt, E., Miller, B., Schreiber, A., Dressler, K. (2022). School Safety Communications Planning Guide. National Center for School Safety. https://www.nc2s.org/resource/school-safety-communications-planning-guide

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Topic Areas

Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Social Media

Crisis Timeline

Prevention Planning

Audience

School Personnel

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