To help peers across the state be better prepared, school administrators in this video to share their stories of living through a school shooting and the lessons learned from their experiences. Key lessons of preparation, taking action and recovery are discussed further in the hope that school administrators across Ohio will incorporate them into their own emergency management plans.
Ohio Launches Effort to Quell False Bomb Threats: Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Homeland Security officials and students team up on informational video to reduce false threats at school.
Sign Up for School Safety Plan Tip Line: Public safety officials are repurposing an existing statewide hotline and will offer it at no cost to schools as a way for students to report potential suicide, school shootings, bullying or other problems anonymously.
Safe Schools Healthy Students: The goal of the Ohio Safe Schools/Healthy Student State and Local Partnership (SS/HS) is to build statewide and local capacity to develop integrated, comprehensive, data-driven strategic plans to prevent, delay the onset or mitigate the seriousness of behavioral health problems.

Safer Schools Ohio

    The Center for P-20 Safety and Security was formed as a collaborative effort between the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Ohio Department of Education to create safe and supportive learning environments and respond to violence and its causes in educational settings throughout Ohio. Center personnel focus on school climate, safety, security and emergency management concerns in the K-12 and higher education environments, providing guidance and direction to promote physically safe and emotionally secure environments for students, educators, and staff. To learn more about the work of the P-20 center staff, click here.