Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Announcements

Teach healthy habits during Safe Schools Week

“Healthy Habits, Shield Our Schools!” is the theme for this year’s Kentucky Safe Schools Week, Oct. 18-24.
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Find resources for bicycle and pedestrian safety education

With another exciting school year upon us, now is a good time to think about the safety of students as they travel to and from school.
Announcements

October is Bullying Prevention Month; Kentucky Safe Schools Week set for Oct. 20-26

October is Bullying Prevention month and Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 20–26.
Jon Akers

The Kentucky Center for School Safety: An introduction

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.
Recognitions

Fayette County schools police win Promising Program Award

The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).
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New resource offered for youth preparedness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Department of Education and the American Red Cross have developed the “National Strategy for Youth Preparedness Education,” a publication designed to engage and empower young people to prepare for and respond to disasters.
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New resources available on school climate, student safety

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center has released two new fact sheets for schools on student perceptions of safety and school culture and climate assessments.
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REMS offers new webinars about emergencies

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center has published a number of new webinars that you might find useful.
Karen McCuiston

Kentucky Safe Schools Week slated for Oct. 21-27

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!” 
Resources

Help students navigate media safely

A growing safety concern among educators is how to help young people navigate safely online.