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School Safety Officer Academy, Course #6216

Course Description:

The WSCJTC in partnership with the WA State School Safety Center has developed a three-day (24 hour) academy for school principals, administrators, risk managers, school safety personnel, and school security officers. The training includes basic skill areas that include, but are not limited to:

  • The duties of the security officer
  • Discuss policies and procedures for enhancing school security programs
  • Preparing to respond to school emergencies
  • Fostering positive relationships between students and staff
  • Enhancing working relationships with local law enforcement
  • Decreasing student referrals to principals for rule violations
  • Increasing the safety of staff and students

Prerequisite:  Current employment in school district, law enforcement, private security with school safety focuses.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
  • Visible Agency official ID is recommended (badges / agency IDs) while on campus.

Cost: None

Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 7 Days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 or course fee, whichever is greater.


  • 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Please see below for course dates
  • Dates and Locations listed below
***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.

Application Form:

WSCJTC Application Form (Word)

WSCJTC Application Form (PDF)

(The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for the PDF version)

Submit Applications to:

Valerie Jenkins, Registrar