10 Steps for Planning Your School’s Security

10StepsForPlanningCreating a safe learning environment doesn’t happen without proper planning. To help ensure the safety of students, faculty, administrators, and visitors to schools, Tyco put together a list of 10 essential steps to guide the process.

How many of these have you done at your school?

  1. Establish a security task force.
  2. Prepare and schedule an annual risk assessment.
  3. Conduct a thorough risk assessment.
  4. Identify and prioritize short-term and long-term needs.
  5. Determine short-term and long-term budget requirements.
  6. Investigate funding resources.
  7. Integrate administrators, teachers, parents, local police and students into your planning process.
  8. Implement strategies for response to identified needs.
  9. Monitor the implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.
  10. Schedule yearly evaluations to check progress and identify new gaps in the plan.

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