School Threat Assessment Workshops
School threat assessment is recognized as a best practice for preventing school shootings. This one-day workshop on school threat assessment will present a step-by-step process for addressing threatening and other potentially dangerous behavior in school or that could impact a school. The workshop will teach participants how to respond to threatening behavior and other disturbing behavior, gather additional information, make an assessment, and take preventive steps if necessary.
G-318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop
April 24-25, 2019
Class is full - Further registrations will be placed on a waitlist.The G-318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop is designed to provide plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local hazard mitigation plan. Participants will learn to define hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning, develop or update a local hazard mitigation plan, and identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation.
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Train-The-Trainer Courses
April 26, 2019
Law enforcement officers and agencies are frequently requested by schools and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. To support this effort and provide school administrators and educators the CRASE course, the Texas School Safety Center, in collaboration with the ALERRT Program, will be hosting these Train-the-Trainer courses.
Regional Say What! Summits
April - May 2019
The Regional Say What! Summits are attended by students accompanied by adult sponsors with the mission of gaining knowledge and skills in policy advocacy at both the local and state level. Students also engage in project planning that will be implemented in their respective communities.
Digital Threat Assessment Workshops
May 2 & 3, 2019
The Texas School Safety Center, in collaboration with Safer Schools Together, will be offering no cost Digital Threat Assessment workshops. The workshop will feature real life case examples from subject matter expert work. A significant portion of the day will be spent conducting hands-on searching exercises through the most current social media sites and applications.
SBLE Introductory and Intermediary Trainings
June - August 2019
The Texas School Safety Center has developed two 32-hour School Based Law Enforcement (SBLE) courses addressing the most critical topics relevant to SBLE Officers today. During the summer of 2019, we will be offering six TCOLE #41501 SBLE Introductory Courses and six TCOLE #41502 SBLE Intermediary Courses in varying locations throughout the state. Both courses are TCOLE accredited and FREE to attend.
Youth Preparedness Camp
June 9-13, 2019
The Youth Preparedness Camp provides a venue for youth to gain the knowledge and skills toward becoming leaders in their own schools and communities in the area of emergency preparedness. Youth will leave the camp ready to initiate self-developed plans to become agents of social change at the local and state level.
Texas School Safety Conference
June 23 - 27, 2019
Themed "School Safety: A Share Responsibility", the Texas School Safety Conference will provide a unique and exceptional platform for educators, administrators, school-based law enforcement, and school safety professionals to collaborate and work together towards creating and fostering a safe and secure learning environment for all.
Texas Say What! Conference
July 28 - 31, 2019
The Say What! Texas Tobacco-Free Conference is a youth-focused, tobacco prevention and control event. Youth will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully carry out innovative strategies centered on youth leadership and tobacco prevention.
Standard Response Protocol and Standard Reunification Method Certified Trainer Workshop
August 14, 2019
The Texas School Safety Center, in collaboration with the I Love U Guys Foundation, will be hosting no cost Standard Response Protocol and Standard Reunification Method Certified Trainer Workshops. The workshop includes an overview of the Standard Response Protocol and Standard Reunification Method, and is based on four actions that aligns with NIMS requirements and FEMA recommendations.