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January 18, 2022 School Board Meeting
Board Policy 8405 - School Safety and Security; Threat Assessment Teams
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 12/14/2021
Information - 01/18/2022
Action - 02/08/2022
Consent Type

The purpose of the proposed revisions to the policy is to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, Florida State Board of Education Rules,
Board policies, administrative rules, procedures, and guidelines. In addition, the proposed revisions promote transparency and accountability.

• This policy is being revised based on NEOLA recommendations to be compliant to the new Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) 6A-1.0018
School Safety Requirements and Monitoring related to District School Safety
Specialist responsibilities, Threat Team responsibilities, and School Environmental Safety Incident Reporting (SESIR).
• These proposed revisions encompass suggested language from NEOLA.


Board Policy 8405 School Safety and Security; Threat Assessment Teams is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

•    Cabinet – 11/15/2021
•    Work Session – 12/14/2021
•    Rule Development Workshop – 01/18/2022
•    School Board Meeting Information – 01/18/2022
•    School Board Meeting Approval – 02/08/2022
•    Effective Date – upon approval

Authority for Action
F.S. 1006.7; F.S. 1006.13; F.S. 1006.1493; Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool; Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates (U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education); F.A.C. 6A-1.0018
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding

Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 11/12/2021
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