Resources

The Center for Safe and Secure Schools at Harris County Department of Education continually strives to provide valuable information and resources related to school safety, violence prevention and positive outcomes for students, teachers and communities.

The following list provides various handouts, reports and links to assist interested school personnel, school resource officers and safety conscious community members covering a variety of topics in the school safety and security field.  

Safety and Security

 

NIMS Compliance

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools - NIMS
FEMA - NIMS
NIMS Comprehensive Guidance Activities
FY 2010 NIMS Training for K-12 and Institutions of Higher Education

Active Shooter Information

DHS Cyber Infrastructure - Active Shooter Preparedness
DHS - Active Shooter How to Respond

National Sleep Awareness

The College Student’s Guide to Sleep
What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body and Brain
Guide to Managing Anxiety and Sleep

Attendance and Truancy Guidelines

Attendance Requirements in Texas Schools
Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth - TEA Attendance / Truancy
American Lung Association / Teen Smoking
Building Trust in Law Enforcement Through Service
Crime Stoppers Houston
Cyber Bullying
Harris County Office of Emergency Management
Houston Emergency Management
Houston Transtar
Hurricane Preparedness
DHS National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)
FEMA - Emergency Operations Planning
Fire Safety for Texans
Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers
National Center for Education Statistics
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
National School Safety Center
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Playground Safety Resources

National Program for Playground Safety
Playground Safety for parents
Quitday.org - Tackling Tobacco Abuse in Modern K-12 Schools
Road/Pedestrian Safety - Distracted Walking
Security Measures at Schools: Mental Health Considerations
School Safety Info
School Safety Tips and Prevention
TEA: List of School Districts & ESC Regions
TEA: Regional Education Service Centers (ESCs)
Texas Homeland Security Preparedness
Texas Safety Standards for Kindergarten - Grade 12: Third Edition
Texas Association of School Boards
Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
Texas Emergency Management Online
The Character Network
U.S. Department of Education: Safe Schools & FERPA
Drone Safety

Video Links

Texas School Safety Center – When Seconds Count Video
Texas Attorney General – School Safety
Sandy Hook Promise-Evan Video
Vape Danger - Vape and E-Cigarette Dangers

Welfare and Care

 

NIMS Compliance

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools - NIMS
FEMA - NIMS
NIMS Comprehensive Guidance Activities
FY 2010 NIMS Training for K-12 and Institutions of Higher Education

Active Shooter Information

DHS Cyber Infrastructure - Active Shooter Preparedness
DHS - Active Shooter How to Respond

National Sleep Awareness

The College Student’s Guide to Sleep
What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body and Brain
Guide to Managing Anxiety and Sleep

Attendance and Truancy Guidelines

Attendance Requirements in Texas Schools
Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth - TEA Attendance / Truancy
American Lung Association / Teen Smoking
Building Trust in Law Enforcement Through Service
Crime Stoppers Houston
Cyber Bullying
Harris County Office of Emergency Management
Houston Emergency Management
Houston Transtar
Hurricane Preparedness
DHS National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)
FEMA - Emergency Operations Planning
Fire Safety for Texans
Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers
National Center for Education Statistics
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
National School Safety Center
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Playground Safety Resources

National Program for Playground Safety
Playground Safety for parents
Quitday.org - Tackling Tobacco Abuse in Modern K-12 Schools
Road/Pedestrian Safety - Distracted Walking
Security Measures at Schools: Mental Health Considerations
School Safety Info
School Safety Tips and Prevention
TEA: List of School Districts & ESC Regions
TEA: Regional Education Service Centers (ESCs)
Texas Homeland Security Preparedness
Texas Safety Standards for Kindergarten - Grade 12: Third Edition
Texas Association of School Boards
Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
Texas Emergency Management Online
The Character Network
U.S. Department of Education: Safe Schools & FERPA
Drone Safety

Video Links

Texas School Safety Center – When Seconds Count Video
Texas Attorney General – School Safety
Sandy Hook Promise-Evan Video
Vape Danger - Vape and E-Cigarette Dangers