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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,

Kentucky Safe Schools Week - October 16-22, 2016


2015 KCSS Annual ReportThis year's theme is “Be the HERO; STOP the Bullying!” which focuses on everyday heroes, their roles in our lives and how each one of us need to step up and "Be the HERO" when the opportunities arise both in school and in life.

Click Here to go to the KY Safe Schools Week page
Click Here to take the “Be the HERO; STOP the Bullying!” Pledge
Click Here to check your district stats

We are inviting schools and communities across Kentucky to take the online pledge from Paducah to Pikeville. Join the campaign, take the pledge and make your community aware of your district's devotion to a proactive approach to a safer school environment.

Kentucky Safe Schools Week Proclamation

Pruitt signs Proclamation

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt signed the Ky Safe Schools Week Proclamation

Ky Safe Schools Week Hero Pledge

Over 25,000 Pledges Signed and Counting!!!
Click Here to check your district stats

Law Enforcement in Schools Conference

Kentucky Center for School Safety Fall semester regional trainingsMARK YOUR CALENDARS: “Law Enforcement in Schools Conference”
June 20 – 21, 2017
EKU Perkins Building, Richmond, KY
Watch for details for this event at and

Kentucky Center for School Safety Fall semester regional trainings

Kentucky Center for School Safety Fall semester regional trainingsKentucky Center for School Safety Fall semester regional trainings:
A variety of topics are available.
Check it out!
To register for any of these trainings, go to
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School Safety Resource & Research

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).

Current School Safety News

  • Sexting can come with serious penalties for minors – Oct. 19, 2016 - WPSD Local 6‎ - The dangers of sexting is one of the topics covered this week as part of Kentucky Safe Schools Week. … Wednesday, freshmen at Marshall County High School got a rundown of how their actions today could impact their futures negatively. … Karen McCuiston...
  • Students reflect on effects of bullying for Safe Schools Week – Oct. 17, 2016 – WPSD Local 6 - Oct. 16 to 22 is Kentucky Safe Schools Week. A health class at Murray High School is using the week to get students writing about the effects of bullying. … Karen McCuiston is so excited about Kentucky Safe Schools Week …
  • 'Hoops for Heroes' event to celebrate Safe Schools Week – Oct. 16, 2016 - The Messenger - MADISONVILLE -- In honor of Kentucky Safe Schools Week, "Team Hopkins" will host an exhibition basketball game this week featuring area first responders. ...honor "everyday heroes," ..." Kentucky Center for School Safety... help us stop bullying in our schools ...  
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