SafeSchools’ latest School Safety Newsletter is now available.
Give the December edition of the School Safety Matters newsletter a read here.
This month’s newsletter links to a newer SafeSchools course on Communication Skills and Style, shares information on Human Trafficking Awareness and much more with readers.
For a slightly more than a year, ASBSD and SafeSchools have partnered to bring each of our member districts access to a market-leading training system to meet your staff’s training needs.
Download the SafeSchools Training Testimonials guide here.
“We use SafeSchools Training for a variety of educational opportunities for staff,” Aberdeen Assistant Superintendent Camille Kaul said. “There’s a wide variety of training topics and the resources are professional and research based.
“Staff have found the system to be very user-friendly!”
Members of the Workers’ Compensation fund and Associated School Boards Property/Liability fund have access to the training system at no cost and all other ASBSD members receive the program at a 50 percent savings.
Download the ASBSD SafeSchools Training Product Overview.
SafeSchools training system provides state and national required training courses in driver training requirements, school meals initiative, the Civil Rights Acts, Title IX and more.
In addition, SafeSchools offers South Dakota school districts a one hour suicide awareness and prevention training course, which meets the state’s training requirement for the initial certificate and renewal certificate of a teacher, administrator or other educational professional.
The Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention training requirement comes from the passage of 2016’s Senate Bill 129, which establishes certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees.
Download the South Dakota Training Mandates overview here.
“Through ASBSD’s diligent efforts, member schools now receive a quality online training program through SafeSchools Training that is free of charge,” Timber Lake Superintendent Dan Martin said.
“The variety of training options provides our district with what we need to ensure staff receives both mandated training and other options for continued professional growth.”
South Dakota SafeSchools Regional Manager John-Michael Larry has been contacting ASBSD members to further discuss SafeSchools and if your district wants to get started with the system right away, contact John-Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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