D.A.R.E. is a law enforcement officer led series of K-12 evidence-based, proven effective curricula that teach children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
D.A.R.E. envisions a world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance use, and other dangerous behaviors.
The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) is a non-profit organization that brings together expertise from the education, public safety and industry communities to support implementation of a tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of K-12 environments, based on local needs, proven safety and security practices and available resources.
The Educator's School Safety Network is an education-focused non-profit organization that provides training, resources, and consulting services related to school safety, including crisis planning and response as well as violence prevention. ESSN's founder and current director has 28 years of experience in education as an administrator, teacher, and college professor. ESSN is unique in that it approaches the work of school safety from both an emergency response and educational perspective.