• Safety and Security Department

    East St. Louis School District 189 believes that safe schools are the result of a coordinated, collaborative effort between all stakeholders.  This includes staff, local law enforcement, emergency first responders, community members, parents and students.  We proactively work together with stakeholders to create a safe and secure learning environment for our students and staff.

    *Policy and Procedures

    *Emergency response plans

    *Access to school buildings is secured via equipment and technology

    *Visitor management system

    *Professional development and updates for personnel.

    Several school security improvements were recommended and implemented during the school year, including:

    *Locking all entry doors during the school day

    *Relocating School Security Officer’s desk and visitor management   
       devises closer to the front entrances of all schools.

    *Installing electronic entry systems with video surveillance cameras to
       provide a clear recording of the person entering and exiting the doors.

    *Providing staff training active intruder protocol 4E’s concept from
    *St. Clair County Sheriff's Department Certified 4Es Trainer.


  • Safety and Security Department

    Gilda Johnson, Supervisor Safety & Security
    Email: gilda.johnson@estl189.com
    Phone: 618 646-3050