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Emergency Management & Safe Schools

Pottsgrove School District is dedicated to creating a secure and nurturing educational environment for students and staff. We understand the importance of safeguarding our schools against potential threats and ensuring the well-being of everyone within the campus. Our comprehensive approach combines proactive measures, effective emergency response protocols, and ongoing training to mitigate risks and enhance safety.

Our team of trained professionals collaborates closely to develop customized safety plans tailored to our needs. Emergency preparedness is extremely important to us. We have comprehensive emergency management plans in place that cover a range of potential crises, including natural disasters, medical emergencies, and security threats. Through proactive training and drills, we empower educators and students to respond effectively in high-stress situations, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

In addition to preventive measures and emergency response planning, we emphasize the importance of fostering a supportive and inclusive school culture. Our district has implemented anti-bullying programs, mental health initiatives, and other resources that promote overall well-being. By nurturing a positive and inclusive environment, we empower students to thrive academically and emotionally.

Even with our best efforts we can not do this alone, school safety is a shared responsibility. If you are concerned about something at school, or about a friend or neighbor, please tell someone. Contact a principal, guidance counselor, or teacher at your school. Submit an anonymous tip through the Safe2Say Something system, or in an emergency always call 9-1-1 without delay. By sharing your concern you might just save someone from harm.

 

School Safety and Security Coordinator: Mr. Casey Blankenbiller, Director of Facilities