School Safety & Security Committee
The mission of the Safety and Security Committee is to maintain situational awareness of safety, security, and emergency management issues affecting CFBISD students, staff, and visitors. This committee will also make planning recommendations designed to ensure the continued ability of the District to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from hazards and threats common to K-12 school systems.
The purpose of the Safety and Security Committee is to assist with the development and implementation of emergency planning recommendations consistent with the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan and to ensure accurate reporting of information requested by the Texas School Safety Center.
The committee is comprised of 22 members from internal and external stakeholder groups, including CFBISD executive leadership positions, campus administrators and educators, Board of Trustees personnel, first responder agency personnel, and CFBISD parents.
The SSC meets three times annually, once per semester and a third time during a summer month.
Under provisions of Section 37.109 of the Texas Education Code, and district policy BDF (Legal), the School Safety and Security Committee is established by the Board of Trustees.
The responsibilities of the School Safety & Security Committee shall include, but are not limited to:
Developing and implementing emergency plans, consistent with the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan, to ensure that specific campus, facility, and support service needs are addressed.
Periodically providing recommendations to the Board and Superintendent regarding updating the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan, in accordance with established best practices.
Providing the district with any campus, facility, or support services information required in connection with safety and security audit or other reports.
Reviewing each report required to be submitted by the district to the Texas School Safety Center to ensure that the report contains accurate and complete information regarding each campus, facility, and support services in accordance with established criteria.
Consulting with local law enforcement agencies on methods to increase law enforcement presence near district campuses.