Emergency Management and School Safety

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


School Safety Expo


Offered Daily
Presented by MindfulBeing @mindfulbeinghouston

Meditacion Gratuita en Espanol 

Presentado por MindfulBeing @mindfulbeinghouston

Recorded Webinars
Presented by Corwin

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


Sesame Street for Military Families

Presented by AFT | Share My Lesson 


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
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



Crime Stoppers Videoconference Events

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


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

Emergency Management and School Safety Solutions

Director: Ken Culbreath 










Community Partners


Crime StoppersSafe and Sound Schools 


Main Office
Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, Texas 77092-2096
713.462.7708 | PHONE
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in September of 2024.
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