Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Guide to Texas SB 11: What You Need to Know

Posted by Emily Goebel Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Compliance, Crisis Response, Student Well-Being

On May 18, 2018, eight students and two teachers were fatally shot at Santa Fe High School in the Houston metropolitan area. Thirteen others were wounded. The shooter was a 17-year-old student at the school. So in June 2019, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law new school safety legislation. “Just over a year has […]


Thursday, June 27th, 2019

3 Ways to Make Next School Year Safer Than Ever

Posted by Emily Goebel Filed under: *Hot Topics*, General

At PublicSchoolWORKS, we understand the heavy feeling many districts feel of being responsible for creating a safety culture across the district. Keeping staff and students safe can be like a gray cloud always looming. This summer, you might be feeling the questions stack up as you think ahead: How can I train staff and educate […]


Monday, June 24th, 2019

Announcing the Launch of New Safety Refresher Courses

Posted by Emily Goebel Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Courses, General, Human Resources, Programs, Workers' Comp

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of powerful new post-incident retraining (PIRT) courses for school staff. Available now, these short, five-minute rapid learning modules are designed to reinforce safety best practices for school staff who have been involved in a workplace incident or accident and help prevent future incidents. These new courses cover topics including […]


Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Bringing the BODDWORKS Community Together

Posted by Emily Goebel Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Compliance, Crisis Response, General, Human Resources

Recently, professionals from more than a dozen Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities gathered together in Columbus, OH for our first-ever PublicSchoolWORKS Safety Summit. The one-day event combined thought leadership, peer panel discussions and networking opportunities in order to inform and engage those who are working hard at their service locations to support individuals with disabilities. […]


Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Introducing the Stay Safe. Speak Up! Mobile App

Posted by Emily Goebel Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Bullying, General, Student Violence, Student Well-Being

There is nothing more important than student safety. To make it more convenient for your staff, students and community to securely report safety concerns, we created the Stay Safe. Speak Up! mobile app. Free to download on iOS and Android for PublicSchoolWORKS StudentWatch customers, the app is part of the PublicSchoolWORKS Stay Safe. Speak Up! […]