School Safety and Security Audit Training

To support districts in meeting the safety and security audit requirements of Texas Education Code 37.108, the TxSSC has developed a one-day training that reviews and demonstrates safety and security audit procedures. New legislative mandates will be covered and addressed in this training. Participants will have an opportunity, in table-group audit teams, to identify safety and security issues of Texas schools and practice the processes of conducting a school safety and security audit.

This training will require two steps prior to registration:

  1. Take the online Safety and Security Audit Course through the School Safety Learning Portal: This course will introduce key concepts of a safety and security audit and is a prerequisite for the TxSSC’s in-person School Safety and Security Audit Training. The online course will provide instruction on the audit process including statutory requirements, establishment of audit teams, conducting intruder assessments, conducting the on-site facility audit, writing reports, making recommendations, and reporting results.
    School Safety Learning Portal
  2. Register for and attend an in-person School Safety and Security Audit Training: After successfully completing the online course, each participant will be given a unique code that will enable them to register for the in-person course.
  3. *To register for the Safety and Security Audit Training, individuals must follow the steps noted above.

This training is open to public ISDs, open enrollment charter schools, junior colleges, school-based law enforcement, and state agencies that support schools. Due to limited seating, vendors and contractors are not permitted to register or attend the training.

**Please note, an EOP Development training will take place the day before. If interested in attending, you must register separately for the training.

*Must attend entire training to be eligible to receive seven hours TCOLE Credit.

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Locations/Dates:

All Safety and Security Audit Trainings will be held 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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*Must attend entire training to be eligible to receive seven hours TCOLE Credit.

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For more information about the School Safety and Security Audit Trainings, please contact Julie Palmer at julie.palmer@txstate.edu or (512) 245-6624