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School Safety

School Safety encompasses so much and is an ever-growing field with each Legislative Session.  The ESC Region 12 team offers a one-stop shop for all things school safety to support districts in this work.  These resources offer a variety of resources for school safety support.  School safety includes responsibilities related to EOPs, IDAs, School Safety Audits, DVAs, campus climate, and mental health.


Services include:

  • School security audits are reported to the Texas School Safety Center in 3-year cycles.

    ESC Region 12 provides leadership and consultation to school districts for the successful completion of the audit process by providing multiple service options that may offer convenience and efficiency for school district personnel.


    Services include:

    • ESC Region 12 conducted audit
    • Consultant guidance to complete audit
    • Technical assistance in planning and supporting a safe and secure learning environment
  • School Safety Membership is the one-stop shop for all things school safety.


    It offers a plentitude of school safety support and resources ranging from information sharing to action resulting in seamless support for school safety.


    As school safety has grown, the responsibilities related have increased to include the EOPs, IDAs, School Safety Audit, and DVAs. Let us help!


    School Safety Membership flyer >

  • The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) provides consistent, clear, shared language and actions among all students, staff and first responders, that can be applied in any emergency.


    The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) referenced in the video below was developed by I Love U Guys Foundation. 

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    View the video >

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has a central place to report(opens external link in new window) child abuse and neglect, or abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation of the elderly or adults with disabilities living at home.


If you suspect abuse or neglect of any kind, call the Abuse Hotline toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, nationwide, or report with the secure DFPS website(opens external link in new window) and get a response within 24 hours.

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