October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
The Kentucky State Police has introduced a new mobile substance abuse education exhibit designed to help inform the public about the effects of substance abuse that is available for use by schools and other organizations.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center is offering two free trainings on behavioral threat assessments and emergency events Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Hampton Inn and Suites in Murray.
A growing safety concern among educators is how to help young people navigate safely online.
The Kentucky Department of Education has formed a Trauma Champions Team, which has participated in the Trauma Informed Care for Educators and School Personnel Learning Collaboration.
This year, the Kentucky Center for School Safety has announced that Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 21–27. This year's theme is “BE INCREDIBLE, Reveal Your Superhero!”
September is National Preparedness Month. The annual observance provides an opportunity to remind all Kentucky residents that they must prepare themselves and their families to be ready for an emergency throughout the year.
A Labor Trafficking Conference is scheduled Oct. 24-25 in Louisville. The event is hosted by the Southeast Regional Human Trafficking Advisory Group and the Bakhita Empowerment Initiative of Catholic Charities of Louisville.
Jon Akers, executive director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, explains how the center helps schools from across the Commonwealth improve safety for their students.
The Department of Homeland Security has produced “K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence,” which provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools.
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