Safety & Security

Safety & Security in District 95 Schools

Dear Families, 
Student safety is our District’s top priority. Our District has developed a Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan. In addition to physical safety, the District is concerned with students’ emotional well- being and will help students cope with an emergency or disaster and its aftermath. The following outlines our emergency and disaster response plans (our School Emergency Operations and Crisis Response Plan, SEOCRP):
The District has plans for all four phases of emergency and disaster management:
  1. Prevention - the capabilities needed to avoid, deter, or stop an incident.
  2. Preparation - the capabilities needed to: (a) protect students, teachers, staff, visitors, networks, and property against threats or hazards, and (b) mitigate the likelihood of an incident or to reduce the impact of one.
  3. Response - the capabilities needed to stabilize an incident, save lives, establish a safe and secure environment, and facilitate the transition to recovery.
  4. Recovery - the capabilities needed to restore the learning environment.
These phases are covered in each SEOCRP. In addition, the District has a District Safety Manager, and each school has a Safety Team. State law requires the District to annually review its plans.
The tabs that follow outline other key information for families in these and other areas related to safety and security in District 95. 
Kelley Gallt