2017-2018 Safe Schools Plans Guidance
- Planning for Safe Schools Guide revised 2018
- Safe Schools Plan Rubric
- School Threat and Hazard Assessment Worksheet (Excel)
- School Threat and Hazard Assessment Worksheet (Word)
- School Resource Officers, School Law Enforcement Units and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) : This FAQ document is follow-up to the Federal Commission Report and consolidates guidance and technical assistance into a single resource to help raise schools’ and districts’ awareness of these provisions (02/12/19).
- The Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety (Dec. 2018)
- US Secret Service resource for Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model.
- US Department of Homeland Security Guide for Preventing and Protecting Against Gun Violence and School Security Survey for Gun Violence (click on the School Security Survey to access the site assessment Excel workbook)
- May 13, 14, 15: Coordinating Multi-Agency Responses, An Introduction to NFPA 3000™ (PS): Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program. Three (repeat) FREE 3-hour interactive workshops are being offered in Santa Fe, Placitas and Albuquerque, respectively. If you have a FEMA SID number, please register by date from the “Schedule” tab at http://www.preparingnewmexico.org/. If you are school staff and do not have, nor wish to get a FEMA SID number, you may register by e-mailing Lisa Hecker
- May 31: The REMS TA Center is providing a FREE one-day School Behavioral Threat Assessment training designed to familiarize schools and school districts with school behavioral threat assessments in preventing and reducing targeted violence at K-12 schools in Taos. Details on how a behavioral threat assessment team can be integrated into the broader framework of school safety, security, emergency management and preparedness will be presented. To register, please click here.
- June 3 & 4: FEMA’s AWR-219: Site Protection Through Observational Techniques (SPOT) one-day course is being provided FREE in Española and Raton, respectively. SPOT will increase awareness levels of public safety and school personnel by providing participants with an overview of security operations that can be used to protect assets (i.e., schools and students) from terrorist acts. Participants will be able to incorporate the four elements of SPOT, including assessment, identification, evaluation, and action, into their standard practices. Click here to register for the Española course on June 3 or click here to register for the Raton course on June 4. Use password NCBRT219 for both registrations.
- Active Shooter Training for School Personnel: This training session is provided by the New Mexico State Police. To request this training at your school or district, please contact Lisa Hecker, Safe Schools Program Coordinator.
For questions about Safe Schools Plans, please contact:
Lisa Hecker, MS, NMCEM
Safe Schools Coordinator