Overview of Texas School Safety and Security Audits

Video Length | 07:13

Video Description

This video provides an overview of processes developed by the Texas School Safety for Texas Public School Districts and Texas Junior College Districts as required by Texas Education Code Chapter 37.108. It includes legislative requirements, timelines, recommended processes and components as well as best practices for conducting an audit using a team-based approach. This video also covers the sharing of audit information with the district's board of trustees and required submission of certain data to the Texas School Safety Center.

Intended Audience

  • School EM Coordinators
  • School Administrators
  • School Staff

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Additional Resources

This video references other tools and resources offered by the Texas School Safety Center that may be helpful when planning and conducting your safety and securtiy audits. To view these additional resources online please follow the links presented below.

School Safety and Security Standards Toolkit

This toolkit is of particular importance to Texas Public Schools K-12, as it details the Texas Unified School Safety and Security Standards. These standards provide a set of criteria to assist school districts in developing and implementing a comprehensive emergency management program in keeping with laws, mandates, and directives.

K-12 School Safety and Security Audit Toolkit

This toolkit offers guidance and job-aids for conducting ongoing safety and security assessments in K-12 school districts required under Texas Education Code §37.108.

Higher Education Safety and Security Audit Toolkit

This toolkit provides institutions of higher education with a model process for conducting ongoing safety and security assessments required under Texas Education Code §37.108.