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Kentucky Center for School Safety

Kentucky Schools focus on providing a warm culture and climate for both students and staff conductive to high levels of productivity and outstanding academic performance.

In today's society, school safety is a daily issue that ranges from classroom management to school incident command for crisis situations. The Kentucky Center for School Safety staff is committed to providing training, resources, information and research.

This website is available for planning, training or emergency assistance.

Let us assist, as your schools plan and practice and prepare for the safest schools possible.   Toll Free  877-805-4277,  ask@kycss.org

Law Enforcement in Schools Conference



Kentucky Center for School Safety Fall semester regional trainingsREGISTRATION NOW OPEN: “Law Enforcement in Schools Conference”
June 20 – 21, 2017
EKU Perkins Building, Richmond, KY
Applicants should register at: www.kyasro.com

New S.T.O.P.! Tipline Partnerships

 

KCSS is proud to announce that Bryan Station High School, Crawford Middle School, Henry Clay High School, Leestown Middle School, Lexington Traditional Magnet School, Locust Trace AgriScience Center, Tates Creek Middle School, and The Learning Center in Fayette County have been trained and have added the S.T.O.P.! TIPLINE (...Report Bullying, Violence and Risky Behavior Online) to their existing bully prevention programs, they want to offer to students and others the opportunity to share a tip with school administrators using their technology.

For more information: http://www.kycss.org/stop/about.php

check boxCHECK OUT THE SCHOOL CREATED VIDEOS BELOW...INFORMING THEIR STUDENTS ABOUT THE PROGRAM!

S.T.O.P.! Tipline Training

 

2015 KCSS Annual Report

What is the S.T.O.P.! Tipline?

  • Online Reporting of Bullying, Violence, Risky Behavior etc…
  • Students, Staff or Community Members can send tips to school officials using technology
  • The S.T.O.P.! Tipline program is also provided “Free” to Kentucky School Districts

Newly Revised Emergency Management Resource Guide

 

2015 KCSS Annual ReportKCSS is proud to announce the release of the newly revised Emergency Manangement Resource Guide and Emergency Management Quick Reference Guide:

2017 Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers Awards

 

2015 KCSS Annual Report

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PRINCIPALS AND CHIEFS/SHERIFFS

Is there an outstanding School Resource Officer or Educator/School Administrator in your department or school system? The Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers is taking nominations for:

  • Kentucky School Resource Officer of the Year (There will only be one overall SRO of the Year award given this year. KYASRO has discontinued the regional award process).
  • Educator/School Administrator of the Year
  • Rookie SRO of the Year

Download 2017 award application (PDF)

Please email Lee Ann Morrison or call 1-859-622-3482 with any questions.

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School Safety Resource & Research

What You Can Do to Help End Bullying... National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

While bullying doesn’t cause suicide, a stressful environment and persistent, emotional victimization can increase a person’s risk of suicide. Together, we can create awareness about the dangers of bullying and give emotional support to those who may be contemplating suicide. If you or someone you know is in an emotional distress or suicidal crisis, please call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Current School Safety News

  • Murray State University Paducah campus hosts annual Regional Wellness Summit - March 14, 2017 – KFVS - “Coordinated School Health programs require community involvement, which ... from all over the western side of Kentucky attended the summit. … Keynote speakers included Jamie Sparks, Kentucky coordinated school health director for the Kentucky Department of Education, and MeMe Perdue, Kentucky state coordinator for Action for Healthy Kids. …
  • Celebrating International School Meals Day 2017 – March 8, 2017 - USDA.gov (press release) - Fifth graders at Farmer Elementary in Louisville, Ky., skype with ... of nutritious school meals and their importance to the health of our kids. …
  • Kentucky Emergency Management Tornado Safety – kyem.ky.gov - Knowing the risks, being prepared and having an emergency plan could save your life! … Learn the signs of a tornado: dark, greenish sky; large hail; dark, low clouds; and loud roaring sounds. … Statewide Tornado Safety Drill date has changed to Friday, March 3, 2017 at 9:07 a.m. CST -- 10:07 a.m. EST.    
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