School Safeguarding

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The Episcopal schools in the Diocese of Texas serve over 11,000 children and their families with enriching programs from Pre-K through High School. It is the mission of the Diocese to ensure that our schools are healthy, safe environments in which children can learn, grow and thrive.

Information for Heads of Schools:

Heads of Schools are responsible for ensuring compliance with Safeguarding Policies. Below are some helpful resources for creating safe environments in your school.

Heads of School FAQs and Links  Safeguarding Team Structure  Safeguarding Policies 
Handbook and Directory of Schools 2018-2019   Administrative Change Form   Protocals for Safeguarding Children and Teens in Online Programming

Annual Safeguarding Status Report:
This form will be sent, via email, to all Heads of School prior to the start of each school year. Return completed forms by December 1. Contact the Safeguarding Office with any questions.

Annual School Status Report 2020-2021

Training Only - School Agreement:
Heads of School may streamline the certification process for school employees (paid staff and teachers) with the "Training Only" option in SRS. Please read the Training Only Letter and Agreement to determine if this option is right for your school. Return completed forms to the Safeguarding Office.

Training Only Letter & Agreement 2020-2021

Who Needs to be Certified in Safeguarding God's Children?

  • All Paid Employees
  • Adult Volunteers
  • Contracted Service Providers and Charters  (Ex: Kidventure)

Who Needs to be Certified in Safeguarding God's People?

  • Heads of School
  • Others as requested by Head of School

Who Needs Safeguarding in the Workplace - Harassment Prevention?   Safeguarding in the Workplace - Harassment Prevention Training

  • All Paid Employees - This training is online and includes a five minute video and policy review. If you have any questions, please contact Marty Brickley, Manager of Certifications.