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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.

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Iowa

Iowa has many agency programs and contacts that can help your school build a school safety plan. Check out these resources as you develop your plan.

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Iowa Department of Education

State Board of Education

The Iowa Department of Education works to ensure all students are ready for college and career training and receive the postsecondary support they need to succeed.

Website: https://educateiowa.gov/

School Safety

Department of Education

The Iowa Department of Education's School Safety page hosts resources for emergency operations planning, fire safety, and playground safety.

Website: https://educateiowa.gov/pk-12/school-facilities/school-safety

School Safety

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management created planning tools that were developed for the schools of Iowa to use as a template to enhance current school safety programs.

Website: https://homelandsecurity.iowa.gov/programs/school-safety/

Safe+Sound Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Safety, Governor's School Safety Bureau

Safe+Sound Iowa is a threat reporting tool for students, parents, teachers and concerned parties that provides a way to anonymously report school safety concerns.

Website: https://dps.iowa.gov/SafeandSoundIowa

Threat Information and Infrastructure Protection Program (TIIPP)

Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

The TIIPP prioritizes open communication and partner-to-partner collaboration with critical infrastructure stakeholders at all levels to advance, strengthen, and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure. Using a holistic, all-hazards approach to risk management and critical infrastructure protection, the TIIPP has the capabilities to provide critical infrastructure stakeholders with guidance and other opportunities.

Website: https://homelandsecurity.iowa.gov/programs/tiipp/

Contact Information

Federal

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
11224 Holmes Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131-3626

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
CISARegion7@hq.dhs.gov

4411 South 121st Court
Omaha, NE 68137-2112
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/omaha
(402) 493-8688
Covers the entire states of Nebraska and Iowa

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
601 East 12th Street, Room S1801
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 426-2821

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