School Safety and Security Committee

Under provisions of Section 37.109 of the Texas Education Code, and district policy BDF (Local), the School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) is established by the Board of Trustees.

The responsibilities of the SSSC 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.

How can I learn more?

Detailed information about the SSSC is contained in the SSSC Bylaws. More information about membership, meetings will be available soon.

Contact:

Ashley Gonzalez, Chief of Police
ashley.a.gonzalez@austinisdpolice.org
512-414-1703