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Certification Program


The School Safety Coordinator Certificate was developed to provide skills and knowledge for the school safety coordinator with comprehensive information designed to meet the standards as established under Wisconsin Executive Order 194 and PI 8.01(2)(i) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. WSSCA set out to establish an ambitious and comprehensive program to meet the needs of our school and our changing society. As a result of several years of work by WSSCA board members and through our work with several state agencies, a ten module certificate for Wisconsin's school safety coordinators was established. The ten modules are designed to go beyond the basics of compliance required by the state and instruct best practices to help prevent injuries and related costs. 


If you have questions about our certification program please contact us at 480-737-8574 or  

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Module 1: Health & Safety Compliance – Part A 

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms   

  • Hazard Communication Standard Final Rule

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Hearing Conservation 

Module 2: Health & Safety Compliance – Part B

  • Confined Spaces

  • Machine Guarding

  • Lockout / Tagout Program

  • Electrical Safety 

Module 3: Environmental, Safety & Health Compliance

  • Safe Driving Water

  • Indoor Air Quality 

  • Asbestos

  • Lead/Radon

Module 4: Health & Safety Compliance – Part C 

  • Ergonomics for School Districts 

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Playground Safety

  • Safety Drills, Fire Extinguisher and Evacuations

Module 5: Sound Risk Management Practices

  • Accident Reporting and Investigation Training     

  • Chemical Hygiene Plan

  • Record Keeping

  • Safety Committee

Module 6: General Aspects of Crisis and Emergency Management for Schools

  • Memorandums of Understanding

  • Goals and Missions

Module 7: National Incident Management System (NIMS) for School Officials

Module 8: School Threat & Vulnerability Assessment

  • Bullying in Schools 

  • Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying

Module 9: School Post Incident Recovery and Planning

  • Memorandums of Understanding (MOU's) 

  • Business Continuity and Recovery for Schools

  • Psychological Response to Traumatic Stress

  • Safe Havens Business Continuity Plan

Module 10: Putting it all Together; Emergency Response Tabletop and Exercise Practicum

  • A Comprehensive Review of School Crisis Management

  • Media Plan for a Crisis


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Members have access to resources, classes, trainings and materials you can begin using right now. Plus, you become part of a broad community of professionals just like you.

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