The Indiana Department of Education’s Office of School Building Physical Safety and Security is a key partner in keeping Indiana schools safe. Guidance from state and national agencies is critical to ensuring buildings are protected and individual classrooms have safeguards that can be implemented in the event of an emergency. Additional resources and guidance regarding school building safety can be found in the drop-down menu below.
The School Safety Specialist Academy will provide ongoing, certified training and information on national and state best practices, as well as exemplary resources for school safety, security, intervention/prevention, and emergency preparedness planning. School safety specialists will be trained to lead the development and implementation of school safety practices which will provide safe educational environments for all students in Indiana.