Resources
​​​Resources

The Center for Safe and Secure Schools at Harris County Department of Education continually strives to provide valuable information and resources related to school safety, violence prevention and positive outcomes for students, teachers and communities.

The following list provides various handouts, reports and links to assist interested school personnel, school resource officers and safety conscious community members covering a variety of topics in the school safety and security field.  

NIMS Compliance

 
 
Resource Links

Don Alwes' Presentation from 2016 School Safety Summit
Preparing for and Responding to Active School Threats.pdfPreparing for and Responding to Active School Threats.pdf

Republican Presidential Debate: Overview and Lessons Learned
 
Truancy Plan

 
American Lung Association

Building Trust in Law Enforcement Through Service

http://www.firescience.org/building-trust-in-law-enforcement/

Crime Stoppers Houston
 
CyberBullying
 

Harris County Office of Emergency Management
 
Houston Emergency Managment
 
Houston Transtar
 
Hurricane Preparedness
 
DHS National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)
 
Emergency Management Institute FY2015 Course Schedule
 
Emergency Operations Planning
 
Fire Safety for Texans
 
Parents Guide to Internet Safety
 
National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers
 
National Center for Education Statistics
 
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
 
National Prepardness Month
 
 
National School Safety Center
 
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
 
Playground Safety Resources

Quitday.org - Tackling Tobacco Abuse in Modern K-12 Schools

Road/Pedestrian Safety - Distracted Walking
 
Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep Our Nations School Safe Volume III
 
Security Measures at Schools: Mental Health Considerations
 
School Safety Info
 
School Safety Tips and Prevention
 
TEA: List of School Districts & ESC Regions
 
TEA: Regional Education Service Centers (ESCs)
 
Texas Unified School Safety Standards
 
Texas Homeland Security Preparedness
 
Texas Safety Standards for Kindergarten - Grade 12: Third Edition
 
Texas Association of School Boards
 
Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
 
Texas Emergency Management Online
 
The Character Network
 
U.S. Department of Education: Safe Schools & FERPA
 

Video Links

Texas School Safety Center – When Seconds Count Video
 
Texas Attorney General – School Safety

Sandy Hook Promise-Evan VideoEvan Video​

 

Ready Houston Videos

  • ARE YOU READY? Regional Disaster Preparedness Videos (in English, subtitled, American Sign Language, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese):
  • TOGETHER AGAINST THE WEATHER - Hurricane Readiness for Persons with Functional and Access Needs (in English, subtitled, American Sign Language, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese):
  • MAKE THE CALL: THE THREAT IS REAL - Terrorism Prevention (in English and Spanish)
  • RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event (in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese)