Safety and Security Programs

  • Relationships with Emergency Personnel

    • Regular communication
    • Collaborative  
    • Safety and Security Walkthrough Program with Upper Saucon Township Police Department and Coopersburg Police Department
    • Safety walkthroughs by representatives from local Fire Departments  
    • Two Full time School Resource Officers (SRO) providing support at Southern Lehigh High School, Southern Lehigh Middle School, and Joseph P. Liberati Intermediate School

    Preparedness Training

    • District wide Emergency Action Guide
    • District wide ALICE Training for all faculty, staff, and students
    • School District Fire and Safety Drill Schedule
    • Staff professional development training focused on the mental and physical health of the whole child
    • Critical incident training drills completed in District facilities by the Upper Saucon Township Police Department and the Coopersburg Police Department
    • Access to the NaviGate Prepared Emergency Preparedness Tool for all District staff 

    Safety and Security Systems and Improvements

    • All visitors enter through a central entrance; all other exterior doors secured
    • All visitors and staff must wear IDs
    • Interior and exterior security camera systems in all District buildings
    • Camera and GPS units on all District buses
    • Installation of an enhanced District wide phone system capable of enhanced communication
    • Mass notification communication system
    • Increased faculty and staff visibility

    Additional Programs

    • Regular security audits
    • District Wide Safety Committee
    • DARE
    • K-12 SAP (Student Assistance Program) Program
    • Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System 
    • Traffic Safety Awareness Month Programing