SCHOOL SAFETY RESOURCES
The mission of Safe2Tell Colorado is to ensure that every Colorado student, parent, teacher and community member has access to a safe and anonymous way to report any concerns to their safety or the safety of others, with a focus on early intervention and prevention through awareness and education.
The CSSRC provides free consultation, resources, training, and technical assistance to foster safe and secure learning environments, positive school climates, and early intervention to prevent crisis situations.
Opinion 18-01 – Colorado Attorney General
This Opinion provides general guidance regarding the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g (“FERPA”), a federal statute governing privacy of student records. The Opinion addresses misconceptions about FERPA’s scope to assure teachers, administrators, and other school staff that they may proactively respond to safety concerns, including threats of school violence, without violating students’ and families’ privacy rights.
School Mental Health Toolkit – Mental Health Colorado
The School Mental Health Toolkit is a blueprint for school mental health services and will guide community members, schools, local leaders, and districts through 10 best practices, including strategies for implementing, funding, and sustaining mental health services in schools.
Colorado’s first statewide resource for mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals.
The “I Love U Guys” Foundation was created to restore and protect the joy of youth through educational programs and positive actions in collaboration with families, schools, communities, organizations and government entities.
Safer Schools Together (SST) has a proven record of helping schools throughout North America minimize and manage their risks of student violence with reliable, professional training.
Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse & Neglect – Colorado Department of Human Services / CO4Kids
Colorado Online Mandatory Reporter Training – Colorado Department of Human Services / Office of Children, Youth and Family Services
Quick Guide to Safe Schools and Youth Violence Prevention Information from State Agencies – Colorado Department of Education
School Emergency Plan – The “Toolkit” – Adams County Youth Initiative