Clearinghouses

SchoolSafety.gov

SchoolSafety.gov is a clearinghouse of resources related to safe schools. Find resources to Prevent, Protect & Mitigate, and Respond & Recover to help keep schools safe.

Topics range from threat assessment and reporting to mental health to physical security to training, exercises, and drills and more.

“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Education (ED), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created SchoolSafety.gov to share actionable recommendations to keep school communities safe. SchoolSafety.gov aims to help schools prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from emergency situations.” – from SchoolSafety’s About page

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Topic Areas

Campus Security, Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Social Media, Threat Assessment

Crisis Timeline

Crisis Management, Post-crisis, Prevention Planning

Resource Type

Clearinghouses

Audience

Law Enforcement & First Responders, Mental Health Professionals, Parents & Families, School Personnel