Why PASS?

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) offers the most comprehensive information available on best practices specifically for securing school facilities, vetted extensively by experts across the education, public safety and industry sectors.

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PASS School Safety and Security Guidelines

The information, tools and insight needed to implement a tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments based on individual needs, nationwide best practices and effective utilization of available resources.

Caution Needed on Fever Screening Technologies

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As educators across the world adapt their curricula to enable learning opportunities for students quarantined at home, those responsible for safety and security are planning…

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PASS Recommendations for Appropriate Drills: Why They Are Essential to Every School Safety Program

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Creating a safe environment so children and educators can focus on learning is the goal of school security and safety professionals. Drills and exercises are…

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PASS K-12 School Safety & Security Guidelines Endorsed by SchoolSafety.gov

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SchoolSafety.gov – the new school safety website from four U.S. federal government agencies – highlights the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools’ guidelines. SchoolSafety.gov – the…

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Our Partners

Our partners include stakeholders throughout the education, public safety and industry sectors that share our vision for improving school safety.

Our Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools

The most comprehensive information available on best practices specifically for securing school facilities.

Upon completing the form below, you will receive an email from PASS allowing you to download the Guidelines document and the Checklist document. You will also receive future updates on the PASS Guidelines.