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Kansas Safe and Secure Schools Unit


On October 11, 2019 members of the Safe and Securre Schools Unit, with our state partners and two students, were present when Govenor Laura Kelly signed a Proclamation proclaming October 21-27, 2019 as Kansas Safe Schools Week. 


To assist school district by helping them build solid foundations of readiness, security and resiliency to withstand ALL-Hazards and anything man-made (intentional or unintentional).



2020-21 School Drills Information

Navigating Change Document

KDHE COVID-19 (CORONA) Virus Index

Senate Bill 128 (Effective July 1, 2019)

Senate Bill 109 Section 76 Standards 

Planning Resources

Drills, Exercises, and Information

Table Top Excercises for Schools (1 hour)

Free Online Courses


For more information, contact:

John Calvert


Safe and Secure Schools Unit

(785) 296-7056



Jim Green

School Safety Specialist

Safe and Secure Schools Unit

(785) 296-4946











     SAR Resources for Schools


Keep Kansas Schools Safe Make the Right Call 1-877-626-8203

The Kansas State Department of Education, in cooperation with the Kansas Highway Patrol, has established a school safety hotline. This hotline is a toll free number available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to give students, parents, and community members the opportunity to report any impending school violence. As you are aware, students usually have knowledge of potential school violence before it occurs. This hotline gives students the opportunity to anonymously report any potential violence.






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