Using the Seven-Step Planning Process for Safe and Effective Schools 2002 Edition
The seven-step planning process for safe and effective schools is described in Safe Schools: A Planning Guide for Action. The steps weave the requirements of Education Code Section 35294 (see Fig. 1) into a comprehensive plan for schoolwide safety and effectiveness.
From the CDE. This checklist includes information that is intended to help schools identify elements and resources important in improving school safety and preventing campus violence.
Safe School Planning, as described in Education Code Section 35294, is an eight step process. This process is clearly described in Safe Schools: A Planning Guide for Action.
Review this text as you are preparing your plan.
The Comprehensive School Safety Plan Process & Templates is designed to be utilized as a school resource for prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery planning and training as well as functioning as a template for meeting the requirements for the annual Safety
Plan Process under SB 187 and the National incident Management System. It is designed to be an electronic or hard copy Safety Plan. The template is to be used as a living document to be updated as necessary to meet site, district and community needs, forms or requirements.
It is NOT intended to be a “grab and go” guide in an actual emergency.