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Active Threat Toolkit


This toolkit provides resources for districts to complete an Active Threat Annex to their Basic Plan, which addresses district actions and responsibility through the five phases of Emergency Management. You will find multiple resources linked in this toolkit, including an Active Threat Annex template and completion guide to help you complete your annex. You will also find relevant TxSSC, state, and federal training courses and resources. Access the Toolkit

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Mandatory Drills for Schools


As required by Texas Education Code Section 37.114, the TEA Commissioner, in coordination with the Texas School Safety Center and State Fire Marshal, has adopted rules for mandatory school drills for public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. The Texas School Safety Center has updated the following resources to reflect these new mandates: Training, Drilling and Exercising Toolkit and the Drill Guidance for Schools Document.

School Safety and Security Committee Guidelines


Texas Education Code specifically describes who shall serve on a School Safety and Security Committee, how often they shall meet and what they are charged to implement. This committee must actively participate in developing and implementing emergency plans for campuses and other facilities. The TxSSC has developed guidelines and FAQs to assist districts with this important task. Download the Committee Guidelines

EOP Basic Plan Toolkit


When developing the district’s multi-hazard emergency operations plan (EOP), the “Basic Plan” is the foundational document necessary when creating a district EOP. The Basic Plan provides essential information for the district’s leadership and key personnel to manage emergencies that affect the district. The EOP Basic Plan Toolkit includes plan templates, planning resources, and links to training that will assist the district’s EOP planning teams.
View the EOP Basic Plan Toolkit