Goal 1 - Safe and Orderly Schools

  • All Person County School facilities will provide a safe, clean, caring, orderly, and positive environment that supports and is conducive to learning.

     

    Measurable Objective 1:
    collaborate to provide a safe and orderly environment for learning by 06/17/2022 as measured by successful completion of identified strategies..

     


     

    Strategy 1:


    REMS Crisis Management Plans - Each Person County School facility will utilize the online Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools(REMS) crisis management plan. Each plan will be submitted and monitored via the online management system. The plans will undergo annual reviews from the Administrative Services department.


    Research Cited: REMS is a crisis management system supported by the U.S. Department of Education (ED)'s Office of Safe and Healthy Students', OSHS, (formerly the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, OSDFS) Center for School Preparedness (CSP).

     

    Activity - REMS Online Management System

    Submission and monitoring of school plans via REMS online tool.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Policy and Process

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $500

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Administrative services, local school improvement teams, local school REMS teams.

     


     

    Strategy 2:


    CPI Training - PCS will assist with and support non-violent crisis intervention training for all schools staff.


    Research Cited: PCS Board Policy: 4302; CPI is a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program.

     

    Activity - CPI Staff Development

    Teachers and staff working in self-contained and behavior support programs will get full training annually while other staff members will receive refresher training.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Behavioral Support Program

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $10,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Student Support Services, Behavior Specialist, Principals, classroom teachers.

     

    Activity - CPI Training

    100% of instructional staff working with behavior needs students will receive Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) behavior training.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Behavioral Support Program

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $5,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Student Support Services.

     


     

    Strategy 3:


    Maintaining effective relationships with local safety entities - PCS will continue to develop and maintain effective relationships with Person County Emergency
    Management Services, local law enforcement, and fire departments.


    Research Cited: Policy Code: 5051; 5120.

     

    Activity - Yearly Safety Drill

    PCS, in cooperation with Person County Emergency Management, local law enforcement, and fire departments, will conduct a yearly school safety drill.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $1,000

    Source of Funding: General Fund

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services, Person County EMS, local fire and law enforcement, and school administrators.

     

    Activity - Safety Advisory Meeting

    Safety Advisory meetings will be held quarterly to garner strategic advice from external stakeholders.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services and Superintendent.

     

    Activity - Traffic Patterns

    Work with law enforcement, operations, and principals to review site based plans for various traffic patterns on campus to ensure the patterns are optimal for stakeholder safety.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services, Operations, Law Enforcement, and Principals.

     


     

    Strategy 4:

    Safety Procedures - Person County Schools will ensure all personnel are properly trained on safety procedures.


    Research Cited: OSHA Laws and Regulations PL 91-596

     

    Activity - Bus Driver Training

    Bus drivers will receive updated safety training at their annual meeting.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $36,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Transportation Services

     

    Activity - Bus Exit Safety Drills

    Semi-annually, bus drivers will conduct bus exit drills.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Transportation Services, Bus Drivers, School Administration.

     

    Activity - OSHA Safety law and regulation training

    Select elementary, vocational and science employees will undergo OSHA training before their students participate in science lab or trade activities.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: CIA staff and classroom teachers.

     

    Activity - Focus on workplace safety

    The PCS Human Resources Department will assign all PCS employees online safety training modules to complete.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $14,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, all PCS employees.

     

    Activity - Safety Topic Presentations

    The PCS Human Resources Department will provide Principals and Site Directors with monthly safety topics to review with their staff members.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Principals and Site Directors, and Operations.

     


     

    Strategy 5:


    Research-Based Discipline Programs - All PCS schools will have access to training on research-based discipline methods.

    Research Cited: Positive Behavior Interventions and Support, Office of Special Education Programs; Discipline with Dignity, Curwin & Mendler (1999); Duke Center for
    Child and Family Policy; The Innovation Project; PCS Policy 4303 and 4302.

     

    Activity - PBIS/Restorative Justice Professional Development

    All PCS schools will have access to school and district level training on Positive Behavior Interventions and support with Restorative Justice methodology.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $15,500

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Student Support Services, Curriculum and Instruction, and Principals.

     

    Activity - Improving the Wellbeing of Students Impacted by Trauma.

    PCS will work with The Innovation Project team to provide training to staff, intervention support, and services to students impacted by trauma.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Behavioral Support Program

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Student Support Services, The Innovation Project, Duke Center for Child and Family Policy.

     

    Activity - Decrease in Student Suspensions

    PCS will review discipline data to note trends in student behavior and to provide support and training so that 100% of the schools in Person County will report a decrease in out-of school suspensions.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Other - Data Analysis

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $5,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services, Principals/Site Directors, Student Support Services.

     


     

    Strategy 6:


    Online Safety - PCS will provide internet and social media safety measures to its stakeholders to meet the regulations of CIPA.


    Research Cited: The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000; PCs policy 3226 and 4205.

    Activity - Internet Filter/NAC

    Zscaler internet filter and network access control device will be used to ensure compliance with CIPA.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Policy and Process

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $4,500

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services.

     

    Activity - Online Usage

    PCS will provide best practice strategies to our stakeholders regarding proper online and social media usage.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $2,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Administrative Services, Principals, Counselors.

     


     

    Strategy 7:

    OSHA/DOL/ADA Safety Inspections - PCS will complete 100% of the inspections required by OSHA/DOL/ADA.


    Research Cited: PCS Board Policy 9200.

     

    Activity - On-site School Inspections

    PCS staff and inspectors from OSHA/DOL will complete annual inspections.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Policy and Process

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $20,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Facility Services, OSHA, and DOL.

     

    Activity - Inspection of Facilities

    Operations and school principals will inspect monthly school facilities, school buses, and activity buses for cleanliness and clutter removal.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Policy and Process

    Begin Date: 06/18/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Operations, Custodians, and Principals. 

     


     

    Strategy 8:


    Facility Audit - PCS will work with Smith Sinnett Architects and Numerix LLC to complete a facility and enrollment audit.

     

    Activity - Facility Plan

    PCS will work with the PC Commissioners and other stakeholder groups to develop a facilities plan using the Smith Sinnett Architects and Numerix LLC audit findigs.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 01/01/2019

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Operations, PC Government, PCS Board of Education.

     


     

    Strategy 9:


    District School Health Advisory Council Action Plan - PCS will develop a district school health advisory action plan.


    Research Cited: PCS Policy 6140.

     

    Activity - SHAC Meetings

    The PCS SHAC team will meet to complete an action plan using data from the state strategic survey.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement

    Begin Date: 08/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: SHAC Advisory Council members, Counselors, and Nurses.

     


     

    Strategy 10:


    Student Medical Needs - PCS will meet identified, individual medical needs of its students.


    Research Cited: IEDA, 504, ADA Act of 1990; PCS Policy 6120.

     

    Activity - Individual Student Medical Plans

    PCS will collaborate with stakeholders to ensure medical plans are composed and followed for students with identified medical needs.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Academic Support Program

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Nurses, 504/IEP teams, principals and site directors.