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Safe Schools Act

Safe Schools Act funds are provided to decreasethe likelihood of violent or disruptive behavior and to protect students and staff from harm when such behavior may occur.

The funds are provided to all of Tennessee's local school systems for one or more the following purposes:

  • Innovative violence prevention programs
  • School Resource Officers
  • Conflict resolution
  • Disruptive or assaultive behavior management
  • Improved school security
  • Peer mediation
  • Training for employees on the identification of possible perpetrators of school-related violence

Below you will find the Safe Schools Grant Application and the Budget Amendment form. 

Safe Schools Act Application

Safe Schools Act Allocations

Reimbursement Request Form SY 2013-2014download pdf file

Budget Amendment Form SY 2013-2014download pdf file

For more information on the Safe Schools Act of 1998 contact Artina Fossett in the Office of Safe & Supportive Schools at


Artina Fossett, Safe Schools Grant Manager
710 James Robertson Parkway
9th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: (615) 741-0358
Fax: (615) 532-4791