Training Recommendations

Mandatory annually for all employees by the first day of work or as noted:

  • Blood Borne Pathogens (SafeSchools)
  • Mandatory Reporting: Child Abuse & Neglect *Mandatory as of 2015 (SafeSchools)
    Must be completed within first 6 weeks of school or hire.
  • Youth Suicide Awareness & Prevention (Grades 7-12) (SafeSchools)
  • Concussion Awareness (SafeSchools) *Mandatory for all coaches including volunteers
  • Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace (SafeSchools)
  • Hazard Communications (Right to Know Training) (SafeSchools)

Mandatory for all Managers/Supervisors:

  • AB1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention (SafeSchools - California AB1825 Full Course)
    - Must train all supervisors/managers every two years and all new supervisors within 6 months of taking supervisory position.

Best Practice and Recommended Trainings:

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention - Staff-to-Staff (SafeSchools)
  • Integrated Pest Management Training (SafeSchools) Teachers and classroom staff who use disinfecting/antimicrobial wipes to clean desks, tables, counters, or any other surface, fall under the annual training requirement.
  • Boundary Invasion (SafeSchools)
  • FERPA - Confidentiality of Records (SafeSchools)
  • Sexual Misconduct - Staff-to-Student (SafeSchools)
  • Bullying/Violence Prevention (SafeSchools)
  • Online Safety - Cyberbullying (SafeSchools)
  • Playground Supervision (SafeSchools)
  • Reporting Assault and/or Battery School Employee
  • Back Injury and Lifting - Complete (SafeSchools)
  • First Aid (SafeSchools)
  • CPR (SafeSchools)

Mandated Written Plans:

  • Emergency/Fire Plan - must have plan and train all employees by first day of work
  • Injury & Illness Prevention Plan - must have a plan and train all employees on basic safety practices by first day of work
  • Comprehensive Safety & Security Plan (SEMS/NIMS) - must have plan and train all employees by first day of work
  • Exposure Control Plan for Blood Borne Pathogens

Download this Training Recommendation list here

SafeSchools is an online resource the JPA provides to all members at no cost. If you are not using this resource, please contact us so we can get you set up. Here you will find a complete list of SafeSchools offerings.

Talk to your JPA Risk Management Team for more information regarding training requirements and required plans: (818) 394-6559, or Karla Ksan at or (818) 394-6548.

Karla Ksan

Karla Ksan

Director, Human Resources

Main: 818.394.6559
Direct: 818.394.6548

Jennifer Callens

Jennifer Callens

Human Resources Generalist

Main: 818.394.6559
Direct: 916.880.3467