School Safety Talks

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Insights to Action: A Wrap Up Discussion on Crisis Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

Our School Safety Talks webinar series on crisis prevention, preparedness, and response brought school safety experts and practitioners together to share ideas and best practices for helping schools and districts prepare and respond to school safety concerns. During this final webinar for the series, a team of PublicSchoolWORKS experts will engage in a thoughtful discussion around ways your district can enhance its school safety strategy and support the well-being of your staff and students.

This webinar was part four of our series on crisis prevention, preparedness, and response. It originally aired on May 31, 2018.

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A Practical & Effective School Safety Program

Al Gille, Coordinator of Safety & Security for one of the largest career and technical centers in the United States, shared how he has used innovative practices and his 30+ years of law enforcement experience to overhaul Great Oaks Career Campuses’ ever-evolving crisis prevention and response initiative.

This webinar was part three of our series on crisis prevention, preparedness, and response. It originally aired on May 10, 2018.

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A Collaborative Approach to School Safety

Paul Timm, board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Vice President of Physical Security Services at Facilities Engineering Associates, shares how a top-down commitment to school safety can help make schools safer. Paul explains the roles staff and students play in school safety, highlights practical and effective physical security measures, and outlines how administration should collaborate with local emergency responders.

This webinar was part two of our series on crisis prevention, preparedness, and response. It originally aired on April 26, 2018. The recording is no longer available, but please view our blog for more details of Paul’s presentation.

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School Safety: A Sandy Hook Parent’s Perspective

Alissa Parker, Co-Founder of Safe and Sound Schools, recounted her emotional experience as a parent of a student who died in the Sandy Hook school shootings on December 14, 2012. She detailed how the school, first responders, and the community respond to the tragedy and provided practical ways to improve school safety.

This webinar was part one of our series on crisis prevention, preparedness, and response. It originally aired on April 12, 2018. The recording is no longer available, but please view our blog for more details of Alissa’s presentation.

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