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School Safety

Safety is a top priority at Springs Charter Schools. We have a full team of staff whose priority is to keep our students, staff & visitors safe while on our campuses and in our offices. The Safety Manager works together with the IT & Facilities Department and our Directors, Site Facilitators, Custodians, and Office Safety Captains to ensure safety is addressed at every level.

safe_schools_logois an online training we use for our staff. SafeSchools has over 140 training videos that are customized for a school setting. Our staff receives certificates of completion for every training they are
assigned. These pieces of training are monitored by our Risk Manager in the Human Resources Department.

cpr_logo   provides Springs Charter School with AED machines, medical oversight, and staff CPR/First Aid/AED training certification through the American Heart Association. We have AED machines placed at each of our academies and our administration office.

Many of our staff receive additional safety-related training throughout the year, some examples are:

  • American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Academy, Annually
  • American Red Cross DPRA (Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Alliance)Monthly Meetings
  • Shooting Trauma Training through Townson Productions
  • CERT Training
  • FEMA Online Certification
  • REMS Training (Readiness & Emergency Management for Schools)

Academies & Learning Centers

  • Safety Meetings: 5 annually with every site represented
  • Written Emergency Plans in every classroom and office
  • Lockdown, Fire Evacuation & Earthquake Drills are practiced regularly
  • Annual Participation in the Great Shake Out Earthquake Drill
  • Lockdown Buckets & Evacuation Backpacks are placed in every classroom & office
  • MSDS/SDS Sheets

Administration Offices

  • Safe School Plan
  • Crisis Response Plan
  • Injury, Illness Prevention Plan
  • Hazard Communication Plan
  • Safety Suggestions

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Please contact Jeanne Schaffner, Safety Manager, at jeanne.schaffner@springscs.org with your comments, questions or concerns.

 

Testimonials

I participate in Improv, Dance, and Theater because it helps with your social skills and with stage fright.

- A. White, Student
High School
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