Skip to main content

State Search Tool

Find resources and contacts from federal and local agencies in each state.

These state programs and contacts can be a resource to you as you build your school safety plan. The contacts are state emergency planners that can provide school safety expertise specific to each state.

To provide supplemental information for your state’s page or to learn more about this effort, please complete the intake application here.

DE

Delaware

Delaware has a dedicated team that can help your school build a quality safety plan. Check out these resources as you develop your plan.

Quick Links
State Programs
Contact Information

State Programs

Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Delaware Emergency Management Agency Comprehensive School Safety Program

CSSP works to ensure each school has a safety plan that addresses numerous hazards or emergency incidents including violent intruders and natural hazards. CSSP staff offer technical assistance and support to school administrators to ensure annual plan updates fully reflect the scope of hazards and events for which schools should be prepared.

Website: https://dema.delaware.gov/safety/school/

Additional Support for Schools

In addition to planning support, CSSP offers regular training on all aspects of emergency management as it pertains to school safety including preparation, preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery.

They also offer trainings to include active assailant, mental health components or aspects, family reunification, severe weather response, and more. In addition, CSSP supports a wide range of exercise options to include templates for drills and tabletops, as well as after action reports. Finally, the CSSP team conducts and provides technical assistance for physical building infrastructure assessments to ensure schools are properly identifying and mitigating against vulnerabilities.

 

Delaware House Bill 49

Delaware General Assembly

CSSP works in conjunction with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Division of Facilities Management (DFM) to review and approve House Bill 49 requirements for all new school construction, and all major capital renovations exceeding $1,000,000.00, and post January 1, 2019 Certificates of Necessity. Construction that falls into any of the above listed categories must include specific requirements listed in House Bill 49.

Delaware Department of Education

State Board of Education

The Delaware Department of Education strives to empower every learner with the highest quality education through shared leadership, innovative practices, and exemplary services. In Delaware, any child between age 5 and 16 is required to attend a public school, homeschool or other non-public option. The Delaware Department of Education provides Delaware public schools, which includes 19 school districts and 23 charter schools, with resources, professional development, grant access and more so that all Delaware students are ready for success in college career and life.

Website: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/

 

Contact Information

State

Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Office of the Secretary
800 S Bay Road Suite 2
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone: 302-744-2680
Facebook

Delaware Emergency Management Agency
165 Brick Store Landing Road
Smyrna, Delaware 19977
Phone: 302-659-3362
Inquiry and comment form
Facebook

Delaware Emergency Management Agency
165 Brick Store Landing Road
Smyrna, Delaware 19977
Phone: 302-659-3362
Email: douglas.scheer@delaware.gov
Email: nicole.shuler@delaware.gov

Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, Delaware 19901-3639
Phone: 302-735-4000
Facebook

Rosalie Morales 
Rosalie.morales@doe.k12.de.us
Education Associate, School Climate and Discipline

DIAC Phone: 302-739-5996
Terrorism Tip Line: 1-800-367-2312
Crime Stoppers: 1-800-847-3333
Terrorism e-tip: FORCE12@state.de.us
DIAC General Information: info@dediac.org

Federal

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
615 Chestnut Street One Independence Mall, Sixth Floor
Federal Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404 Phone: 215-931-5500
Email: femar3newsdesk@fema.dhs.gov

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Email address: CISARegion3@hq.dhs.gov

Baltimore 
2600 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/baltimore
410-265-8080

Covers the entire states of Maryland and Delaware

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
801 Market Street, Suite 8000
Philadelphia PA, 19107
215-861-4633

Other

Delaware Information and Analysis Center (Primary)
302-739-5996

Delaware Valley Intelligence Center; Philadelphia, PA (Recognized)
267-322-4131