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How We Help Make Schools Safer

​The Minnesota School Safety Center (MnSSC) serves as an essential school safety resource to schools, law enforcement, emergency responders and community partners by providing information, guidance, training, and technical assistance for all-hazard safety planning for schools.

The MnSSC works to: Guide school districts in developing and enhancing emergency plans, assist in the development of all hazard safety plans for schools, and coordinate preparedness activities including prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery with federal, state and local partners.

Minnesota School Safety Center Fact Sheet


StormReady in a Box

The Minnesota School Safety Center partners with the National Weather Service and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators for wide distribution of StormReady in a Box; the ability for your school district, charter school or non-public school to achieve StormReady Supporter status.  Go to the StormReady page to start your adventure and help us become a Weather-Ready Nation!


Advanced School Resource Officer (SRO) training

The MN School Safety Center is offering new topics in this year’s Advanced School Resource Officer (SRO) training. This training includes 1 day classes designed to provide additional resources to SROs when dealing with situations within and around a school environment.  Click on the hyperlink below to find more information and register.


Current Training Offerings

The Minnesota School Safety Center staff provides training sponsored by Educational Service Cooperatives, Minnesota Associations and area Colleges. If you would like more information about the below listing, please contact the cooperative, association or college.

  • Innovative Ideas for Drills & Exercises in Schools | February 10 | Earle Brown Heritage Center | Governor’s Conf.
  • School Student/Parent Reunification Procedures | February 10 | Earle Brown Heritage Center | Governor’s Conf. 
  • Safety and Security for Schools | March 17 | Brainerd, MN | Northern Chapter of MASMS
  • Safety and Security for Schools | June 16 | Breezy Point, MN | MN Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Workplace Violence | July 13 | Hinckley, MN | MN Association for Pupil Transportation