AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation (TVSC) has once again been awarded a grant from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security from the fiscal year 2022 Secured School Safety Grant Program for $100,000.

The SSSG is a competitive and matching grant. Of the 392 awardees, TVSC was one of only 52 awarded the maximum grant award this grant cycle.

This is the fourth consecutive year TVSC has been a maximum grant awarded school district.  

TVSC places high priority on school safety, according to a news release from TVSC. All TVSC administrators have earned, with new administrators earning, the school safety specialist or advanced school safety specialist status as designated through the Indiana Department of Education’s School Safety Academy.  

In May 2021, TVSC conducted a districtwide threat assessment through Safe Havens International through the fiscal year 2021 Secured School Safety grant.

Through recommendations of the assessment and priority lists compiled by the TVSC Safety Team, the projects for 2022 will commence immediately.

The grant period is Sept. 1, 2021, through Aug. 31, 2022.