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Sumner County Schools

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Safe Schools, Healthy Students Coordinator, (615) 451-6500

The Office of Safe Schools, Healthy Students is responsible for drug and violence prevention activities and programs in all Sumner County schools. Programs include:

  1. Unity.Com, after school academic enrichment program
  2. C.A.R.E. Teams, educational support groups for elementary and middle schools
  3. Youth Alive & Free and STARS, high school student assistance program
  4. Just Say NO clubs for elementary and middle schools
  5. NOAHS (NO Alcohol in High School) Promise in all seven high schools
  6. NO Bullying Program, in elementary and middle schools
  7. Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation
  8. Character Education
  9. Family Resource Center
  10. Prevention Coordinators working to bring resources to all middle and high schools
  11. Crisis Response Planning and teacher training.

These programs focus on reducing risk factors for young people by promoting protective factors. This office reports to the Director of Schools as a part of the administrative staff, and is coordinated by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Additionally, the Safe Schools, Healthy Students Office oversees the districts School Resource Officer Program. The SRO program is a collaborative effort between the Sumner County Sheriffs Department and Sumner County schools. A Sheriffs deputy is assigned to all seven high schools under the supervision of Lt. Danny Hurst.

The Title IV, Safe Schools, Healthy Students Program is currently in the process of filing its yearly application request for available funds for Summer County. Comments and suggestions from parents and community members on effective programs for implementation with these funds are welcome. Additionally, SDFS program evaluation results, including results of the annual student alcohol and drug survey, are public domain and available by contacting Katie Brown at 451-6500 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Safe Schools, Healthy Students department is pleased to announce the availability of a new program for parents of high school students that focuses on alcohol education. AlcoholEdu for High School is a web-based prevention program that engages high school students with research-based alcohol education. AlcoholEdu for High School helps students contend with a culture that too often encourages, rather than discourages, underage drinking.

Parents are encouraged to participate in the program by following this link to take the course: http://highschool.alcoholedu.com/login.asp.

The login ID is:8HH36552PARENTS

Once parents complete the course we strongly suggest that you talk with your child about what you have learned about the dangers of alcohol use by young people.

Presentation Of Safe and Drug Free Schools Program

This program is funded by the Unites States Department of Education

Jason Foundation Parent Resource Program

Sumner County Schools is a collaborative culture of high performing students, teachers, and school communities.