Highlights 15 federal elementary and secondary education programs where the statutory language or the regulations/guidance that accompanies a program appear to permit funds to be used to support universal prevention programs and social and emotional learning initiatives. The guide also provides examples of schools, districts, and state education agencies that have successfully supported their prevention programs with federal education dollars.
Includes teen-informed activities that can be used with youth 12-17 years old across a variety of community settings to boost confidence, and prevent risk-taking behaviors, including alcohol and drug-abuse. The toolkit enhances the existing Above the Influence program efforts and furthers its goals with new individual and group activities that can help teens make healthier decisions with the support of adults who value them.
Provides several key principles for emergency planning. One of these principles is ensuring that the needs of the whole school or higher education community are addressed, which includes those with access and functional needs.
Presents a revision of The California School Climate, Health, and Learning Surveys (Cal SCHLS) designed to enhance the value of the elementary survey for assessing school climate and stakeholder engagement, and for guiding Local Control and Accountability Plan implementation and improvement.
Outlines strategies that colleges and universities can put into place make their campus populations prepared if an event or crisis should happen. Topics covered include building preparedness strategies and “checklists”; what events should be planned for; what response teams to build; who needs to be communicated with; and what to share before, during and after an event.
Shares guidelines to support school nutrition professionals preparing and serving school meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. This information is to promote healthy behaviors, environments, and operations to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Provides information on how to develop high-quality emergency operations plans (EOPs), engage youth and the school community, and connect with other emergency management practitioners. Users can their own agency’s Website or emergency management Web page with the latest Federal school emergency management training and technical assistance resources and information for schools in their state or district.
Features resources, materials, and tools created by the Great American Smokeout, aimed at helping schools and communities launch a campaign against smoking. These are for general audiences, as well as a college audience, and Spanish speakers.
Provides support to established task forces and provides guidance to agencies that are forming task forces. The purpose of this guide is to assist in the development and day to day operations of an anti-human trafficking task force and to provide fundamental guidance for effective task force operations.