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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

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ADM 678 Fall Course



ADM 678 - School Safety Assessments
Course develops competencies in the assessment of threats to student and faculty safety. Students will utilize research-based resources to assess individual threats due to violence, as well as environmental scans of threats due to poorly planned or maintained facilities. Field experience required. Class begins August 15.

Visit www.murraystate.edu for details on this course

Eastern Kentucky University Safety Symposium for School Counselors



Eastern Kentucky University, in conjunction with the Kentucky Center for School Safety, is sponsoring a one day free school safety symposium geared exclusively for P-12 counselors. Nationally renowned presenter Malcolm Smith will highlight the event along with the best of Kentucky’s experts providing breakout sessions on issues that are paramount for school counselors.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
8:00 am – Registration check-in
Opening Session 8:45 am
Morning and afternoon Breakout Sessions
Lunch provided
Carl Perkins Building, EKU, Kit Carson Drive, Richmond, KY

If you encounter a registration error or have questions related to the symposium, please contact Beth Pritchett at beth.pritchett@ksba.org or 800-372-2962 x 1104.

To register, please click here: EKU Safety Symposium for School Counselors

Just released: 2015-16 School Safety Data Report



Safe Schools Coordinators MeetingThe Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) has released its 2015-16 School Safety Data Report on May 1, 2017,  examining law violations committed in Kentucky’s public schools.

During the 2015-16 school year 6,001 students committed 6,995 law violations. These 6,001 students comprise less than one percent (0.92 percent) of the student population (655,475 students), indicating that the vast majority of students in Kentucky’s public schools did not commit a reported law violation.

School Resource Officer Awards



2016 – 2017 Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) Award Winners
  • S.T.O.P.! Tipline TrainingSRO of the Year – Joel Shepherd (Erlanger/ Elsmere)
  • Administrator of the Year – Josh Hunt (Christian County)
  • Rookie SRO of the Year – Bryan Tackett (Russell Ind.)
  • KYASRO Awards of Merit –
    - Eric Sowers (Nicholasville)
    - Kevin Babcock (Powell County)
    - Leslie Gregory (Madisonville)
    - Clint Newton (Providence School)
    - Mike Townsend (Powell County)
    - Steve Tucker (Christian County)
    - Eric Evans (Logan County)

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

 

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, The Learning Center, Edythe J. Hayes Middle School, Southern Middle School, Southside Technical Center, Winburn Middle School, Carter G. Woodson Academy, Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Excellence, and SCAPA at Bluegrass 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!

Newly Revised Emergency Management Resource Guide

 

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

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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).

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