K-12 Resources and Curriculum




K-12 Curriculum


School-Law Enforcement Partnership Curriculum

SLEP Training Instructor Guide

Module I: School-Law Enforcement Partnership Memorandum of Understanding and Partner Roles

PowerPoint: Module I

Module II: Legal Issues

PowerPoint: Module II

Module III: Working with Adolescents

PowerPoint: Module III

Module IV: SRO Strategies for Success

PowerPoint: Module IV


K-12 Threat Assessment

K-12 Threat Assessment Curriculum


K-12 Publications and Resources


School Safety Audit Program

Virginia School Safety Audit Infographic

School Safety Audit Timeline Checklist

1. School Safety Audit Survey

2. School Division Safety Audit Surveys

3. Crisis Management Plan Certification

5. School Safety Inspection Checklist and Certification
6. School Safety Audit Review

NOTE: The Virginia Department of Education has provided information regarding School State Policy Waivers and State-Level Waivers and Relief Measures in Effect  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes waivers for drill requirements.


Crisis and Emergency Planning

Crisis Management Institute Webinar Series (recordings available until November 30, 2020)

NOTE: These recordings are available for crisis planning and response teams who wish to better understand the components of the School Safety Audit and other relevant school safety legislative requirements, and improve their crisis management preparation, response and recovery efforts. This includes law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel, emergency managers, regional medical service partners, school administration, and others involved in the development of school crisis plans and emergency planning. Recordings may not be distributed or downloaded for future viewing.

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Critical Incident Response Video

Critical Incident Response for School Faculty and Staff

School Crisis, Emergency Management and Medical Emergency Response Plan

School Crisis, Emergency Management and Medical Emergency Response Plan-Quick Guide

Guidance on Emergency Manager Designee

Guidance for School Systems in the Event Victims Arise from an Emergency 2018

Virginia Educator's Drill Guide

NOTE: The Virginia Department of Education has provided information regarding School State Policy Waivers and State-Level Waivers and Relief Measures in Effect  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes waivers for drill requirements.

Guidance on Required Evacuation/Fire and Lockdown Drills (update pending)

Virginia Schools Bus Driver and Monitor Safety and Security Manual

Virginia Schools Bus Driver and Monitor Video

Student Injury Report Form - pdf

Student Injury Report Form- MSWord

DHS-DOJ Bomb Threat Guidance

Academic Community Exercise Starter Kit

CDC - Helping Children Cope with Emergencies

REMS – School EOPs in Depth Series

REMS - Steps for Developing a School Emergency Management Plan

REMS - Practical Information on Crisis Planning Guide

REMS - Emergency Exercises: An Effective Way to Validate School Safety Plans

REMS - Creating Emergency Management Plans

REMS - Components of Comprehensive School and School District Emergency Management Plans


School Resource Officers

School-Law Enforcement Partnership Guide

School-Law Enforcment Partnership Model Memorandum of Understanding

Information Sharing Guide for K-12 Public Schools

WEBINAR: Leveraging Positive Partnerships Between SROs and School Administration: “Working Together to Make Our Schools Safer” (recorded on June 11, 2020)


Threat Assessment

Threat Assessment and Management in Virginia Public Schools: Model Policies, Procedures and Guidelines - pdf

K-12 Threat Assessment in Virginia: A Prevention Overview for School Staff, Parents, and Community Members

K-12 Threat Assessment Video

K-12 Threat Assessment Form - Fillable pdf 

K-12 Threat Assessment Form - Fillable MSWord 

Technical Assistance for Threat Assessment and Management Teams for Virginia Schools and Institutions of Higher Education

Echoes of Columbine Documentary

US DOJ School Tip Line Toolkit: A Blueprint for Implementation and Sustainability

Plan for Implementation of a Statewide School Safety Mobile Application


Bullying and School Climate

School Climate, Student Engagement and Academic Achievement

Preventing Teen Dating Violence: Interactive Guide on Informing Policy

US DOE School Climate and Discipline Packet

Suicide and bullying: Issue brief (SPRC)

Bullying: The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What it Means for Schools

Model Policy to Address Bullying in Virginia Schools (DOE)

Preventing Youth Suicide - National Association of School Psychologists


Additional K-12 Resources

Legislative Summary for Schools


School Security and Preparedness Packet: Emerging Threats and Trends - November 2019

Juvenile Law Handbook for School Administrators

U.S. Department of Education Acts on School Safety Report Recommendation to Improve Understanding of Student Privacy Law

Human Trafficking - Webinar Resource List: Integrating Human Trafficking With School Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs)

FBI's Guide to Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools