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Kansas Safe and Secure Schools / Training

Safety Drills, Exercises and Information
 

 

School Safety Management Links | Academic Exercises | Active Shooter | Bus and Road Safety |
Earthquake | Fire | HealthTornadoAdditional Resources

School Safety Management Links

Crisis Plan Template for Schools

OPTIONAL Crisis Plan Template (word document) for school districts.

Academic Exercises

Academic Community Exercise Starter Kits (PDF flyer), The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Campus Resilience Program Exercise Start Kits are self-conducted tabletop exercises (TTX) tailored for the academic community. Each kit includes a set of scalable tools aimed to test existing emergency plans, protocols, and procedures, while also strengthening preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. To request Exercise Starter Kits for your school, visit https://www.dhs.gov/exercise-starter-kits-esks.

TABLE TOP EXERCISES FOR SCHOOLS (1 hour)

School Safety Management Links | Academic Exercises | Active Shooter | Bus and Road Safety |
Earthquake | Fire | HealthTornadoAdditional Resources

Active Shooter

Active Shooter Response, Ready.gov, DHS website. Take steps to prepare and protect yourself and help others in the event of a mass attack. 

Bus and Road Safety

School Safety - Bus and Read Safety Reminders, DHS News Room website.

Earthquake

  • Earthquake Guidance, Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) website. ECA is a public-private-grassroots partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve earthquake and tsunami preparedness, mitigation and resiliency. ECA develops resources and organizes activities to help everyone who lives, works, or travels in earthquake country be prepared to survive and recover quickly. Get started by following the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety
  • Student friendly Earthquake video, YouTube

School Safety Management Links | Academic Exercises | Active Shooter | Bus and Road Safety |
Earthquake | Fire | HealthTornadoAdditional Resources

Fire

Kansas Fire Marshal K-12 Information

Health

Tornado

Additional Resources

School Safety Management Links | Academic Exercises | Active Shooter | Bus and Road Safety |
Earthquake | Fire | HealthTornadoAdditional Resources

For more information, contact:

John Calvert
Director
Safe and Secure Schools Unit
(785) 296-7056
jcalvert@ksde.org

Jim Green
School Safety Specialist
Safe and Secure Schools Unit
(785) 296-4946
jgreen@ksde.org

John Calvert and Jim Green

The Kansas State Department of Education's Safe and Secure Schools Unit, John Calvert (left) and Jim Green (right).

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