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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 School Data Released

Kentucky 2013-2014 Safe Schools Data Project Report of Resolutions for Board and Law Violations  Kentucky Kentucky 2013-2014 Safe Schools Data Project
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Kentucky Safe Schools Week - October 18-24, 2015

safety PledgeThis year’s theme   “I WANT TO BE A SCHOOL SAFETY SUPERHERO...”  focuses on pro-social skills training to promote a safer, more nurturing school environment.
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to go to the KY Safe Schools Week page
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to take the “School Safety Superhero!” Pledge

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.

Promotional Resources to get your community involved with Kentucky Safe Schools Week
Educational Resources to promote characteristics from the pledge (Strong, Understanding, Powerful, Encouraging, Respectful)
Additional Resources located on the Kentucky Safe Schools Week page

KCSS Upcoming Training Opportunities

KCSS Upcoming Training OpportunitiesSchool Crisis Management—The First 30 Seconds
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Rewire: Creating Conversations with Students about Risky Behavior Involving Technology
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To register go to or under Events Calendar. For more information or questions please contact Don Martin or Shannon Robinson



The Kentucky Association of School Resource OfficersThe Kentucky Association of
School Resource Officers 2015 Awards

The Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) is pleased to announce their 2015 awards. Click Here to Read More

This two-hour facilitated discussion focused on identifying factors that help and hinder positive teacher/student relationships. Nine teachers/counselors from six Central Kentucky school districts participated. The session ended with each participant sharing a personal “success” story of connecting with a student. Click here for more information

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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).

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