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Safe Schools 2019-04-15T08:35:57-06:00

2017-2018 Safe Schools Plans Guidance



Upcoming Events/Training

  • 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 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

Page last updated April 15, 2019