Health & Safety

Health and Safety Resources:

Health and Safety Speaker and Presentation – Nov. 20th, 2019, on Suicide and Grief Counseling

DAVID J SCHONFELD MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement (NCSCB). He holds a joint appointment at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Health and Safety Speaker and Presentation – Irvine Police Department

Irvine Police Department, SRO at Portola High School: Juvenile Law – Presentation on October 16th, 2019 

Link to IPD Information

Irvine Police Department Area Traffic Officers and Supervisor: Traffic Safety – Presentation on September 18th, 2019

Link to IPD Information

Irvine Police Department: Cyber-security – Presentation on April 17th, 2019

Link to IPD Information

Other resources:

Anti-vaping IPD Youth Services Team

For information contact:

  • Sergeant Tom Goodbrand:; 949.724.7216
  • Sean Cronin School resource officer:; 949.724.7184.

Bicycle Safety

The police department is willing to set up a bike rodeo at your school. For more information, contact: Shiree Lind, IPD Crime Prevention Unit, Program Specialist at 949-724-7193 or

Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

For more information in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese, go to

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Please note that any supplies referenced in the following checklists are the responsibility of the Irvine Unified School District, NOT PTA.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The City of Irvine’s CERT program (Community Emergency Response Team) is run by the Irvine Police Department and offers emergency training programs for parents and students. Click here for more information.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

A list of local resources can be found here.