Fall 2023 EOP Review Cycle
The Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) opens the Fall 2023 Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) Review Cycle on September 25, 2023. K-12 superintendents and college presidents/chancellors will receive an email with information on how to submit documentation to the center. Plans are due by October 26, 2023, and HB3 shortened the timeframe (six months to three months) for responding to notices of deficiency. Contact TxSSC_EOP@txstate.edu with any questions.
Safe Firearm Storage Information
As required by Texas Education Code 37.222, the TxSSC, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Public Safety, is providing each school district and open-enrollment charter school information regarding the safe storage of firearms. Districts must provide this information to the parent or guardian of each student enrolled in the district or school. The TxSSC recommends providing this information twice annually. Download the Safe Firearm Storage Resources Flyer.
School Safety and Security Committee Guidelines
Texas Education Code specifically describes who shall serve on a School Safety and Security Committee, how often they shall meet and what they are charged to implement. This committee must actively participate in developing and implementing emergency plans for campuses and other facilities. The TxSSC has developed guidelines and FAQs to assist districts with this important task. Download the Committee Guidelines