Report 2016-136 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2016-136: School Violence Prevention: School Districts, County Offices of Education, and the State Must Do More to Ensure That School Safety Plans Help Protect Students and Staff During Emergencies (Release Date: August 2017)

Recommendation #12 To: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

To ensure that their schools' safety plans comply with state law and are submitted and approved on or before March 1 each year, the Kern, Placer, and San Bernardino county offices, and San Bernardino City Unified should implement procedures to monitor and approve their schools' safety plans. The procedures should include the use of electronic document-tracking systems and safety plan templates.

6-Month Agency Response

The plan for implementation is outlined in the documents and attachments emailed directly to Aaron Fellner.

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 31, 2018
  • Response Date: March 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Partially Implemented

SBCOE provided our office with a draft safety plan template for eventual use at all of its schools. It also provided evidence that staff attended two active shooter trainings.

60-Day Agency Response

Documentation will be sent via email to Aaron Fellner, Audit Supervisor.

  • Estimated Completion Date: June 30, 2018
  • Response Date: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2016-136

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.