A safe environment allows children to flourish and grow, free from violence, drugs, gangs and other threats. PTA offers resources, support, and guidance, so that we can make a difference in our homes, schools and communities. Start with these ideas and contact PTA if you have further questions.
Tips for Safer Routes to School
Ways to make your child's route to school safer.
Preventing Injuries on the Playground
Tips for supervising playground activities in order to prevent injuries.
Programs & Initiatives
Take 25 Campaign
A grassroots campaign created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) in honor of National Missing Children’s Day, annually recognized on May 25.
Take Your Family to School Week
This year’s Take Your Family to School Week is Feb. 18-22, 2013. Local PTAs will host family-focused events throughout the week with an emphasis, this year, on safety at home and at play.
Resolutions & Position Statements
PTA Position Statement on Child Safety and Protection
Position Statement outlining areas that PTA encourages members to monitor and support.
Third Party Resources
National Crime Prevention Council's School Safety and Security Toolkit
Safety tips for home and school.