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.
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.
Provides strategies and tools that universities may find helpful to leverage in order to ensure compliance with the Clery Act. Resources included in the kit are: a best practices webinar entitled "Clery Act and Critical Communications for Higher ED"; a downloadable guide called "The Clery Act’s Emergency Communications Requirements: Five Steps to Compliance"; and an experts discussion about the Clery Act's emergency communications requirement.
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.
Measures effective leadership preparation. Examines the relationship to what principals learn about leadership, their leadership practices, and school improvement progress and improved school climate (particularly for academic press and continuous improvement).
Recommends four steps to determine the best use for spending American Rescue Plan Act education funds. This brief emphasizes a data-based decision-making process for SEA and LEAs with active positive behavioral interventions and supports or other social, emotional, and behavioral initiatives in place.
Aims to tackle the most common Clery Act compliance challenges: coordination between campus departments, inconsistent or missing policies, and record-keeping. This self-assessment tool supports a team-based, evaluative approach and includes a print companion guide.
Provides information about how schools and institutions of higher education can combat the threat of opioid misuse and prepare for emergencies. The guide recommends forming a planning team, studying the issue, determining goals, and planning for implementation. It provides many resources that can be used by those on the prevention teams.