Content tagged with: school safety

Understanding the Truth About Violence Against Teachers

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This blog originally ran last month on the American Psychological Association’s “Psych Learning Curve: Where Psychology and Education Connect.” APA invited NEA Healthy Futures to comment on the issue of violence against teachers and share their resources and commitment to preventing and addressing violence directed at teachers. We have all heard stories about teachers who… Read more »

Are You Prepared for a School Crisis?

Find out what educators and industry experts recommend to get your classroom emergency-ready. It was a Saturday afternoon in late September when torrential rain began pouring over Pelion Elementary School in South Carolina’s Lexington County School District. Flash flooding caused dams to break throughout the state, washing out roads and destroying homes.

Save Lives: Prevent Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death for teenagers.

Anytime we lose a young person to suicide is one time too many. Did you know that suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 10 and 24? It’s worse than that, though. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also found in a nationwide survey of students… Read more »

5 Ways to Make this School Year a Safe One

You’re in the midst of returning to school, adjusting to new schedules, learning new names and faces, and gearing up to make an impact. You’re prepared…you’ve got this! But when it comes to school and student safety, you can never be too prepared.

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – School Bus

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your school’s buses. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for school bus drivers to prevent the spread of communicable disease. School buses are mobile environments that are prone to the spread of infectious diseases… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – School Wide

This fact sheet outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your entire school. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for custodians and maintenance staff to prevent the spread of communicable disease. Safe and healthy school buildings are the business of everyone, but custodians… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – Classroom

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your classroom. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for teachers and paraprofessionals to prevent the spread of communicable disease. Every day dozens of students and staff move in and out of school classrooms, making… Read more »