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Tools to Get Started

Creating a comprehensive school safety program can be a challenge. Start with these tools to learn about the efforts you can take or to discover the right resources for your school. 

Get an action plan

Identify the efforts you’re taking to address the foundational elements of school safety. Get a personalized action plan with next steps and resources for your school to consider.

Find resources

Find resources, like guidance, training, or fact sheets, that are vetted by

Share resources and learn from others

Join a private, secure platform for school communities to share safety and security plans. On this platform you will be able to access plans and other resources developed by schools, which you can apply to your own planning process.

Visit the State Search Tool

Discover your state’s school safety programs and regional contacts from federal agencies. These contacts and programs can be a resource to you as you build your school safety plan. 

Review the Foundational Elements for an overview of essential elements to support and strengthen school safety.

View the Foundational Elements

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