2020-21 SafeSchools Training

The Boise School District is responsible for ensuring that all employees participate in new hire and annual compliance training as required by the Board of Trustees and the State and Federal Government. For all information regarding the mandatory SafeSchools training, please refer to the contents below.

  1. Access the SafeSchools Training Website
  2. Who is responsible for completing the SafeSchools training?
  3. Mandatory SafeSchools Training Courses
    1. Substitutes
    2. Employees new to the District
    3. Current/Returning employees of the District
  4. Mandatory SafeSchools Training Courses Deadlines
    1. Food & Nutrition Services Employees
    2. Substitutes
    3. Classified Employees
    4. Certified Employees
  5. SafeSchools Contact Information

Access the SafeSchools Training Website

  1. Go to the SafeSchools training website.
  2. Enter your 6-digit employee id number as your username.
  3. Enter the last four digits of your Social Security Number as your password.

Who is responsible for completing the SafeSchools training?

All employees of the District, per Board Policy #5530, are required to complete the mandatory SafeSchools training courses. These courses are automatically assigned to you in your SafeSchools account. To see what courses you are responsible to complete, please log in to the SafeSchools training website or refer to the courses outlined below.


Mandatory SafeSchools Training Courses

Substitutes

District substitutes will be required to take the following courses:

  1. Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention (Full Course) - 22 minutes
  2. Boise Schools Sexual Harassment Board Policy - 10 minutes
  3. Sexual Harassment: Staff-to-Staff (Full Course) - 34 minutes
  4. Sexual Misconduct: Staff-to-Student (Full Course) - 37 minutes
  5. Boise School District | Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  6. Boise School District | Hall Check Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  7. Boise School District | Lockdown Procedures - 4 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  8. Boise School District | Reverse Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)

Employees new to the District

Employees new to the District will be required to take the following courses:

  1. Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention (Full Course) - 22 minutes
  2. Boise Schools Sexual Harassment Board Policy - 10 minutes
  3. Bullying: Recognition & Response (Full Course) - 52 minutes
  4. Sexual Harassment: Staff-to-Staff (Full Course) - 34 minutes
  5. Sexual Misconduct: Staff-to-Student (Full Course) - 37 minutes
  6. Student Mental Health - 25 minutes
  7. Students Experiencing Homelessness: Awareness & Understanding - 28 minutes
  8. Youth Suicide: Awareness, Prevention, and Postvention - 41 minutes
  9. FERPA - Confidentiality of Records - 18 minutes
  10. Boise School District | Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  11. Boise School District | Hall Check Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  12. Boise School District | Lockdown Procedures - 4 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  13. Boise School District | Reverse Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  14. Civil Rights in Food Service - 16 minutes
    1. The Boise School District is a participant in the National School Breakfast & Lunch Program. As a participant, employees working in an elementary school that serves breakfast in the classroom must complete an annual Civil Rights in Food Service Training course in accordance with Federal statute. This course will automatically be assigned to employees who work at the following elementary schools: Garfield, Grace Jordan, Hawthorne, Hillcrest, Horizon, Jefferson, Koelsh, Morley Nelson, Whitney, Whittier, and Wm. Howard Taft.
  15. Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program - 5 minutes
    1. The District was awarded to participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP). FFVP is a USDA Federal Program that provides a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables to students during the school day. As a participant in this program, all non-food and nutrition services employees working at the following sites will be required to complete this course: Garfield, Grace Jordan, Hawthorne, Hillcrest, Horizon, Jefferson, Koelsh, Morley Nelson, Whitney, Whittier, and Wm. Howard Taft.

Current/Returning employees of the District

Current/returning employees of the District will be required to take the following courses:

  1. Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention (Full Course) - 22 minutes
  2. Boise Schools Sexual Harassment Board Policy - 10 minutes
  3. Bullying: Recognition & Response (Full Course) - 52 minutes
  4. Students Experiencing Homelessness: Awareness & Understanding - 28 minutes
  5. Student Mental Health - 25 minutes
  6. Youth Suicide:  Awareness, Prevention, and Postvention - 41 minutes
  7. FERPA - Confidentiality of Records - 18 minutes
  8. Boise School District | Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  9. Boise School District | Hall Check Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  10. Boise School District | Lockdown Procedures - 4 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  11. Boise School District | Reverse Evacuation Procedures - 3 minutes (Added 8/31/2020)
  12. Civil Rights in Food Service - 16 minutes
    1. The Boise School District is a participant in the National School Breakfast & Lunch Program. As a participant, employees working in an elementary school that serves breakfast in the classroom must complete an annual Civil Rights in Food Service Training course in accordance with Federal statute. This course will automatically be assigned to employees who work at the following elementary schools: Garfield, Grace Jordan, Hawthorne, Hillcrest, Horizon, Jefferson, Koelsh, Morley, Whitney, Whittier, and Wm. Howard Taft.
  13. Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program - 5 minutes
    1. The District was awarded to participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP). FFVP is a USDA Federal Program that provides a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables to students during the school day. As a participant in this program, all non-food and nutrition services employees working at the following sites will be required to complete this course: Garfield, Grace Jordan, Hawthorne, Hillcrest, Horizon, Jefferson, Koelsh, Morley Nelson, Whitney, Whittier, and Wm. Howard Taft.

Mandatory SafeSchools Training Courses Deadlines

Board Policy #5530 states that it is the responsibility of employees to complete all required training. Failure to complete the mandatory SafeSchools training courses by the deadline may result in disciplinary action.

Food & Nutrition Services Employees

The deadline for Food & Nutrition Services employees to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses is September 15, 2020.

Substitutes

Substitutes new to the District

Substitute employees new to the District must complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses within 90-days of being hired.

Current/Returning Substitutes

The deadline for current/returning substitute employees to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses is December 22, 2020. Per Board Policy, it is the substitute employee’s responsibility to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses by the deadline.

Classified Substitutes

Classified substitutes will be paid for completing the mandatory SafeSchools courses. Payment will be paid at $10/hour which equates to $20 total for completing the required courses. A one-time payment will be made in January to those who have completed the required courses by the December 22, 2020 deadline. For those who have not completed the required courses by the deadline, a one-time payment will be paid in June to those who completed the courses.

Certified Substitutes

As a certified substitute, you will have the option during certified substitute jobs to use the teacher’s prep-period to complete the SafeSchools courses.

Classified Employees

Classified Employees New to the District

Classified employees new to the District must complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses within 90-days of being hired.

Current/Returning Classified Employees

The deadline for current/returning classified employees to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses is December 22, 2020. Time will be allotted for classified employees to complete the courses during the workday on August 13, 2020. The principal may schedule another time during the workday for classified employees to complete the training. Nonetheless, per Board Policy, it is the classified employee’s responsibility to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses by the deadline.

Certified Employees

Certified Employees New to the District

Certified employees new to the District must complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses within 90-days of being hired.

Current/Returning Certified Employees

The deadline for current/returning certified employees to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses is December 22, 2020. Due to a busy training schedule prior to the beginning of the school year, certified employees may choose to complete the courses during any of their workdays prior to the beginning of the school year, on August 17th, after the early release, or during other available time prior to the due date. Certified employees may choose not to use this time as allotted; nonetheless, per Board Policy, is the certified employee’s responsibility to complete the mandatory SafeSchools courses by the deadline.


SafeSchools Contact Information

If you have any questions or need assistance regarding SafeSchools, please email safeschools@boiseschools.org.