Resources For Supporting Students and Staff Following the Newtown, CT Tragedy

Please continue to check this website as materials will be posted on an ongoing basis.

US Department of Education Resources

Tips for Helping Students Recovering from Traumatic Events

Resources for Parents following Traumatic Events

Resources for Schools to Prepare for and Recover from Crisis

Tips for Crisis Planning and Management


Sign up for online course work specific to the "Four Phases of Emergency Planning Management," including discussions around Prevention, Preparedness, Responding to, and Recovering from.


Additional Resources

The New York State Police have indicated they are committed to ensuring there is open communication and that appropriate responses can be provided to any school district in need of assistance. If you have any concerns or notice suspicious activity, the State Police encourage you to follow your normal reporting protocols to either your local police agency and/or the New York State Police. Should you require any additional information regarding State Police best practices, please call the New York State Intelligence Center at (866) 486-9742.

School district administrators that would like to receive a copy of the School Safety Guide should contact Laura Sahr at the Office of Student Support Services at (518) 486-6090.

Last Updated: February 7, 2014