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School Safety Month
School Safety Month

School Safety Month

October is Ohio School Safety Month

HB 583 of the 134th General Assembly designated October as School Safety Month in Ohio to increase public awareness of school safety programs and to encourage Ohioans to identify their role in keeping Ohio schools a safe place for students to learn and grow.

2022 Month Theme: Know School Safety, Know Your Role – It’s Everyone’s Responsibility

Each week has a theme to help schools highlight resources they have within their school and community and provides an opportunity to engage with students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members on their school safety programs.

Week 1: Comprehensive Safety
Week 2: Emotional Safety
Week 3: Physical Safety
Week 4: Know Your Role

Use the following document to help promote weekly themes, share resources, and communicate with students, staff, parents/guardians and your community on your safety initiatives. Download it here.

Consider involving your students through weekly announcements, spirit days, and sharing the current programs you have in your school to help keep students and staff safe.

Use the hashtag #OhioSchoolSafety on social media to share how your school or district is celebrating this month.