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Safety & Security Facility Information

The Division of Capital Construction promotes a safe and secure environment for students and school staff. Below, you'll find information related to school safety and security, as well as best practices, checklists, and additional information that can help administrators improve their knowledge regarding school safety and security. For more information, please contact Kevin Huber.

Colorado School Safety Resource Center (CSSRC)

CSSRC Homepage

July 2015 Update

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS)

REMS Homepage

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Operations Plans & Resource Guides

U.S. Department of Education's Emergency Planning Website

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF)

Safe School Facilities Homepage

Safe School Facilities Checklist or the PDF Version

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

NFPA Homepage

Workshop on School Safety, Codes and Security

Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI)

CEFPI Homepage

Safe Schools: A Best Practices Guide

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