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Join the campaign and share helpful resources for a safe return to school.

The Back-to-School Campaign encourages members of the K-12 community to visit and use its resources and tools to create safe and supportive learning environments for students and educators.

There are a number of ways to get involved in the campaign and help our school communities begin the new year informed and equipped with the latest available school safety resources and evidence-based practices.

Copy, download, and share the Back-to-School Campaign resources featured below – which include an animated video, communications toolkit, infographics, and social media posts and graphics – to learn more about and help spread the word to others in your school and community.

Feel free to tailor and use these promotional materials in ways that fit the needs of your audiences and channels, and consider using our hashtag #BacktoSchoolSafety to make it easier for others to find and engage with the campaign. You can also access additional school safety information by subscribing to our email list, following us on Twitter, and exploring the rest of the site.


Download and reference this toolkit to share information about and the Back-to-School Campaign with others in your school and community. The toolkit features background information on, details on the resources and features available throughout the site, and sample social media posts and communications to promote the site and the campaign in a variety of ways.

Explore and share our new one-pagers to help plan for a safe and supportive school year. These resources provide helpful background information on and its features, as well as an overview of specific school safety issues and strategies to consider for the new school year.

Watch our back-to-school webinar to learn more about federal training and technical assistance centers and how they can support members of the K-12 community. The session specifically focuses on information related to school safety, school climate, and student mental health supports. Please use the password SchoolSafety1 to access the recording. 

Use these sample posts and graphics to raise awareness about the Back-to-School Campaign and share information about on social media and in other communication channels. You may use the hashtag #BacktoSchoolSafety in your social media posts to make it easier for others to find and follow the conversation and engage in the campaign. Sample posts below are provided for use on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Additional sample posts are also available in the Back-to-School Communications Toolkit.


  • empowers districts, schools, and parents to improve safety and security as we head #BacktoSchool and throughout the year. Through the website, members of the K-12 academic community can use tools to prioritize school safety actions, find applicable resources and funding opportunities, connect with state and local school safety officials, and develop school safety plans. Visit today: #BacktoSchoolSafety
  • The Back-to-School Campaign aims to help schools learn more about how to enhance school safety, access federal school safety resources and information, and join with others across the country in supporting #BacktoSchoolSafety. Find information and materials to get involved in the campaign and learn how you can support safe and supportive learning environments for students and educators:


  • #K12 Community: Looking for school safety information as you head back to the classroom this year? Visit for resources, guidance, and evidence-based practices on a range of school safety topics. Explore more: #BacktoSchoolSafety
  • #DYK: you can help promote a safe return to school with @SchoolSafetyGov? Get involved in their Back-to-School Campaign by sharing resources, infographics & more with your community, and join others across the country in supporting #BacktoSchoolSafety:


  • In support of back-to-school season, launched a dedicated Back-to-School Campaign to help members of the K-12 community feel empowered, equipped, and prepared to make a safe return to the classroom. The campaign provides a variety of resources, including a video, toolkit, and infographics, to help schools learn more about how to enhance school safety and join with others across the country in creating safer schools and communities. This fall, let’s all commit to #BacktoSchoolSafety. Join the Back-to-School Campaign to learn more.
  • On, the K-12 community can find the latest Federal government resources, guidance, tools, and evidence-based practices on a range of topics related to school safety, including student mental health support and services, bullying prevention, emergency planning, cybersecurity and online safety, preventing targeted and community violence, and more. This #BacktoSchool season, check out the site and access resources to create and sustain safe and supportive learning environments for students and educators. Learn more: #BacktoSchoolSafety

Please find below a variety of graphics available to download and share on social media. Images are appropriately sized for use on Twitter and Facebook/LinkedIn. Disclaimer

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