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The West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Leadership and System Support coordinates school safety and violence prevention resources and develops policies and strategies to promote safe schools in West Virginia.

The WV Safe Schools Online Toolkit adheres to national best practices with information and resources compiled from a variety of vetted sources, including The U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Commission on School Safety, the American School Counselor Association, and the National Association of School Psychologists.