The SRO / DARE Division consists of one supervisor and two School Resource Officers (SRO’s). The SRO Division is tasked with the responsibility of delivering the DARE curriculum in both county middle schools and all seven elementary schools. Each middle school is assigned a permanent SRO that remains at the school during school hours each day. That officer is not only responsible for the safety and security of the staff and students at their respective school, but also is available as a resource to the school, functioning as a law-related counselor and law-related educator.
Elementary D.A.R.E. Curriculum
The Elementary DARE Curriculum consists of 10 lessons taught by a DARE Certified officer and is delivered at the 5th grade level. Each lesson deals with a different topic ranging from the dangers of certain drugs, dealing with peer pressure and bullying, making responsible decisions, choosing appropriate friendships, legal and social consequences, and other pertinent topics. The DARE officer assigned to this position is responsible for delivering the curriculum to each of the seven elementary schools throughout the school year.
Elementary D.A.R.E. Officer
|Name||School Assignments||Main Office Phone||D.A.R.E. Office Phone|
|(828) 632-4658||(828) firstname.lastname@example.org|
Middle School D.A.R.E. Curriculum
The Middle School DARE Curriculum consists of 10 lessons taught by a DARE Certified officer and is delivered at the 7th grade level. As with Elementary DARE, each lesson deals with various topics including a more in-depth look at the dangers of using various street drugs and prescription medication abuse, peer pressure, making wise life decisions, promoting healthy lifestyles and other important topics.
School Resource Officers
|Name||School Assignment||Main Office Phone||School Office Phone|
|East Alexander |
|(828) 632-4658||(828) email@example.com|
|West Alexander |
|(828) 632-4658||(828) firstname.lastname@example.org|