Regional School Safety Summits
November 2016 - April 2017
Through dynamic group discussions and learning activities, Texas School Safety Center specialists and their collaborative partners will guide participants through current and emerging topics in school climate and culture, safety and security, and legislative updates. The School Safety Summits are free training opportunities provided by the Texas School Safety Center and hosted by the Regional Education Service Centers.
School Safety and Security Audit Training
March 29-30, 2017
The School Safety and Security Audit Training spans two days, consisting of classroom instruction and a school walkthrough. It is designed to focus on the model safety and security audit procedures that were developed by the Texas School Safety Center for compliance with Texas Education Code 37.108.
Regional Say What! Summits
February - May 2017
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.
Emergency Operations Planning Workshops
March 2017 - April 2017
The Texas School Safety Center will present School Emergency Operations Planning Workshops at several locations across the state. These interactive workshops are designed to help schools develop and refine comprehensive high-quality emergency operations plans and processes. The goal of each two-day session is to allow schools to strengthen their preparedness; support safe, secure learning environments; and to respond efficiently and effectively during emergencies.
MGT361 - Managing Critical Incidents for Higher Education Institutions
May 23 - May 25, 2017
This course trains campus administrators and managers, public safety and law enforcement personnel, and other campus and community response partners to effectively manage critical incidents by applying and implementing an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, command, and management team approach as described in the National Incident Management System’s (NIMS), Incident Command System (ICS), and Multi-Agency Coordination Systems (MACS).
School-Based Law Enforcement Summits
June 2017 - August 2017
The School-Based Law Enforcement Summits are intended for all Texas Peace Officers with an emphasis on school and campus-based law enforcement, crime detection and prevention. The goal of the summits is to provide law enforcement officers serving educational settings with best practices to improve the safety and security of these environments.
Youth Preparedness Camp
June 11-15, 2017
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-Based Law Enforcement Conference
June 25 - 29, 2017
The Texas School-Based Law Enforcement (TxSBLE) Conference serves as a venue for school-based law enforcement officers, school personnel, and other educational stakeholders to expand their knowledge and skills toward our mutual goal of "preparing today for a safer tomorrow". Conference attendees are guaranteed to leave with the most current safety and security best practices that can be applied in the educational setting.