BCBE SAFETY PROCEDURES
1. RING DOORBELL LOCATED TO THE RIGHT OF THE OFFICE DOORS
2. ONCE ASKED, PRESENT YOUR PICTURE ID 1" AWAY FROM THE CAMERA LOCATED JUST ABOVE THE DOORBELL
3. BE PREPARED TO STATE WHY YOU ARE VISITING OUR CAMPUS
4. DO NOT PULL ON THE DOOR UNTIL YOU HEAR IT UNLOCK
The faculty and staff at Daphne East Elementary School welcome parents, guardians, and other interested members of the community to visit the school. Visitors are required to register in the school office and receive a pass when entering the building. Please do not go directly to your child’s room. Meeting with the teacher should occur before or after school, or by appointment.
THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN VISITING DPEE
- Sign in at the office before visiting a classroom for a scheduled conference or activity.
- Small children who are not members of the class you are visiting must not go to the classroom during instructional time.
- Teachers MUST NOT be interrupted during the instructional day.
- Only go to the area of the school where you have been granted permission to visit.
- Refrain from using student restrooms during your visit. Restrooms are available in the office.
- Remain respectful and calm during all interactions with faculty and staff.
- Unless you are under the supervision of and have the permission of a school employee, refrain from talking with students for whom you are not listed as a contact.
- Sign out in the office when your visit is completed.
School Resource Officer - Officer Katie Millwood
My name is Officer Katie Millwood. I am a Daphne Police Officer and currently serve in the Community Resource Unit as a School ResourceOfficer. I became a police officer in 2012 and have served the Daphne Police Department since I began my career. I joined law enforcement in hopes of being able to mentor and help children. My current position as a School Resource Officer is at Daphne East Elementary School. After being selected for the position, I attended the NASRO Basic SRO course. Since that time, I have also become D.A.R.E. certified and taken the NASRO Advanced SRO course.
I served my first school year as the SRO during the 2018-2019 school year. During that time, I learned so much about how to be effective in my new role. The best part, by far, would have to be the relationships built with the students, parents and staff of Daphne East. Becoming a SRO has been a dream come true and serving the Daphne community, especially the children, is a true blessing. I truly believe it takes a village to raise a child and I am honored to be a part of the village in our beautiful community. I look forward to continuing as the SRO at Daphne East Elementary and hope we can all continue to work together to achieve the best for the children in our community.
Safety Message from Anthony Sampson, Director of Prevention and Support:
Protecting our students, teachers and employees is my priority. The Baldwin County Public School System has partnered with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, the Baldwin County Commission and our municipal law enforcement agencies so that ALL our school campuses have a dedicated School Resource Officer each school day.
As part of our school system’s multi-million-dollar commitment to safety, “buzz in” – video identification check is available on each campus. Everyone must follow stated safety procedures.
Of note, just because you hear “lockdown” does not necessarily mean there is an emergency on campus. We are sometimes alerted by law enforcement of a concern in the community that prompts us to implement our safety plan.
Of supreme importance: if you see or hear something, say something– not on social media – but report immediately to law enforcement, a teacher or school administrator all concerns. School administrators and law enforcement will sort out the validity. Together, we form a partnership that keeps our schools safe. Thank you for being a partner!
Director of Prevention and Support