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Safe and Healthy Schools

  • School Safety Summit 2022
  • Health and Wellness
  • Emergency Management and Operations
  • Culture, Climate, and Community
  • Law, Policy, and Finance

Mission Statement

To provide districts and charter schools with technical assistance, timely and relevant trainings, and pertinent resources to promote safe and healthy schools.



Upcoming Events


April 26-27, 2022
April 6, 2022
April 7, 2022
Offered Daily
Presented by MindfulBeing @mindfulbeinghouston

Meditacion Gratuita en Espanol 

Presentado por MindfulBeing @mindfulbeinghouston

Date/Time Varies Based on Cohort 
Presented by Panorama Education
Check site for details related to your cohort.
Recorded Webinars
Presented by Corwin

From Vision to Action: Growing SEL in Your District
Presented by Panorama Education


How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus
Presented by Massachusetts General Hospital 


Sesame Street for Military Families

Presented by AFT | Share My Lesson 


Distance Learning Done Better
Presented by Conscious Teaching


ICAC/iKeepSafe Incident Response Tool for Schools

Presented by NCJTC - National Criminal Justice Training Center 


7 Tips for Parents Supporting Remote Learning
Presented by ASCD


Telemental Health 101
Presented by National Center for School Mental Health


Presented by Florida PBIS Project

Using Zoom Video Conferencing (free tool) to Connect with Students and Families and Power Remote Learning

Presented by Panorama Education

Strategies for Being Your Best Possible SELf

Presented by CASEL

So Now What? Support SEL at Home

Presented by CASEL


The Virtual Classroom: Using CHAMPS for Online Learning
Presented by Safe & Civil Schools


Positive and Productive Childcare While the Kids Are Not in School
Presented by Safe & Civil Schools


COVID-19: Mental Health Challenges and Resilience
Presented by Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center


Integrating Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning: Lessons for Educators and School Leaders
Presented by Learning Policy Institute 


The Impact of Social-Emotional Learning on Student Achievement
Presented by Great Minds/CASEL


Teaching the Top 10 SEL Skills to All Students

Presetned by Pearson

Supporting Social-Emotional Learning in Your Context

Presented by Panorama Education

Mindfulness Strategies for Adult and Student Wellness

Presented by Panorama Education

Online Courses

Child Abuse, Maltreatment & Sex Trafficking
Presented by Region 4 ESC


2020 Share My Lesson Virtual Conference - FREE On Demand Classes

Presented by AFT | Share My Lesson 


Behavior 101 
Presented by Region 4 ESC


Trauma-Based Relationships-TBRI 101
Presented by Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development


TBRI & Trauma-Informed Classrooms Training

Presented by Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development


Medical University of South Carolina Online Courses for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.


Bullying: Taking Charge, 2nd Edition
Presented by ASCD



Spinal Screening Certification


Region 4 Education Service Center partners with Crime Stoppers of Houston to provide students critical information on a variety of topics.


Professional Development Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid 

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course covers a range of common disorders and potential crises such as helping a young person who is having a panic attack, is contemplating suicide or is struggling with substance abuse. 

Health and Wellness
Health and

Emergency Management and Operations
Emergency Management
and Operations

Culture, Climate, and Community
Culture, Climate,
and Community  

Law, Policy, and Finance

Law, Policy,
and Finance




Helpful Resources


COVID-19 Information and Resources


Federal School Safety Clearinghouse


Texas State of Mind—Mental and Behavioral Health Toolkit


American Heart Association #QuitLying Day


The Harris Center for Mental
Health and IDD
Crisis Line:


Tropical Depression Imelda Resources


PurpleAir: Air Quality Monitoring


Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


Harris  County Public Health


Texas School Safety Center


TEA School Safety Resource Webpage

Governor Abbott School Safety Action Plan

Governor Abbott School Safety Action Plan Summary


Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model


The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative

Contact Us

Region 4 Safe and Healthy Schools Logo

Jerry Lashley

Director of Business and Operations Solutions








Community Partners


Crime StoppersSafe and Sound Schools 


7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, Texas 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708
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