Trainings and Supports

The Office of School Safety works in partnership with other Units and Initiatives in DESE to support a safe learning environment for all students.  Trainings offered below are open to all educators, administrators, maintenance staff, transportation staff, and volunteers. 

Upcoming Trainings

Registration is required for training sessions and managed through the escWorks system.  Certificates of Attendance are available for these sessions when viewed live and participation can be verified through login and email address.

Click on the session title to view description information and to register through escWorks. If you do not have an escWorks account and are not eligible for one, you may email and ask to be registered; please specify the session name(s).

Past Trainings (Recordings)

When possible, training sessions are recorded and posted for later viewing.  Recent sessions are listed below, and all recorded session are in the School Safety Playlist on YouTube.  DESE does not provide Professional Learning Credit for viewing of the recordings.  Please discuss options for credit with your administration or licensing agency or join us for an upcoming session listed above.



Additional Supports for Training and Information

Arkansas Trauma Resource Initiative for Schools (TRIS)

Arkansas Center for School Safety

National Center for School Safety

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TAC)

National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

National Association of School Resource Officers

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

Future of Privacy Forum – Youth and Education Privacy

OSHA Academy

National Association of School Psychologists

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention