Assessment of School Security

Improve School Security Culture

Bomb Threats

  • Online Bomb Threat Reporting. Maine schools must report all bomb threats to the Maine Department of Education. Learn more about the laws and reporting requirements associated with responding to bomb threats against Maine schools.

Buildings & Grounds

Maine School Emergency Preparedness Planning

  • Creating Safe Havens:  School Emergency Operations Plans.(PDF, 105KB). Planning is essential in order for staff to be ready to respond and maintain control during the early minutes of a critical incident. This program connects the federal, state and county standards to chart the planning aspect of school emergency preparedness and will help districts understand related school requirements.

Many federal resources are available to guide schools in emergency management. Please refer to the following federal agencies for guidance on school emergency preparedness: