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School Safety and Security

Overview

Article XIII-B (School Safety and Security) of the Pennsylvania Public School Code of 1949 created the School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within PCCD.  The SSSC was tasked with developing the criteria school entities are to use in performing school safety and security assessments, issuing a survey to school entities to measure school safety and security preparedness, and administering grants.  Recent amendments by Act 18 of 2019Act 67 of 2019, and Act 30 of 2020 included the development of a model trauma-informed approach plan; model trainings for threat assessment teams; set training requirements for school resource officers (SROs), school police officers (SPOs) and school security guards; and created a grant program for school entities to address COVID-19.

If you have any questions, please submit them to RA-CD-SSSC@pa.gov.  


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​Key Links

SSSC Committee Meeting Dates and Minutes

Please use the following link, Committee Meeting Dates, for information regarding the School Safety and Security Committee meetings and associated minutes.

Membership Lists

Additional Communications