The Impact of Psychological Stress and Trauma on Children and Adults in the Era of COVID: Resilience, Prevention and Intervention

Dr.Tim Murphy
Psychologist; Clinical Director

Fortis Future

Responding to Autism: A Law Enforcement Approach

Sgt Stefan Bjes

Addison Police Department

How technology is being used to keep school districts safe

Brian Toolan
Sr. Director, Public Sector Strategy


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99)

Gary Sigrist Jr
CEO and President

Safeguard Risk Solutions, LLC

Getting to the Last One Hundred Feet

Tamara Coffey
Director Government Relations & Emergency Services

One Hundred Feet

Stop the Bleed

Lori Gallian
Senior Project Manager

LG Consulting

School Parking Lot Shootout

Gary Sigrist Jr
CEO and President

Safeguard Risk Solutions, LLC

Options-Based Response to Active Assailants in Schools: What the Research Says.

Vicki Abbinante, PhD
School Safety Researcher & Resilience Consultant

Safeguard Risk Solutions, LLC

Help, I need someone: Teacher Mental Health

Dr. Cheryl Spittler
Co-Lead District Safety Team

Albany County School District #1

How Principals, School Resource Officials and School Security Officers can work Effectively Together

Ron Woodruff

Prepared-Schools Training

All Hazards Approach to Emergencies

Scott Brown
Supervisor, Campus Public Safety Officer

Central Oregon Community College


July 20, 2022

Returning To Schools: A Toolkit for Principals

December 17, 2020

The National Comprehensive Center (NCC) is one of 20 technical assistance centers supported under the U.S. Department of Education’s Comprehensive Centers program from 2019 to 2024. The NCC focuses on helping the 19 Regional Comprehensive Centers and state, regional, and local education agencies throughout the country to meet the daunting challenge of improving student performance…

4 Resources to Support Students During the Pandemic

December 17, 2020

Teachers across the country are working hard to translate their effective practices to work in remote learning spaces. Students are learning how to connect with each other from a distance. Families are doing their best to navigate the new normal in their homes. During these uncertain times, the Center on PBIS wants to share the…

They Didn’t Turn In Their Work For Remote School. Their Parents Were Threatened With Court And Fines.

December 17, 2020

Hayden, 12, had been having panic attacks about school even before a letter arrived at his home last month, threatening legal action for his alleged absences from distance learning.  The sixth-grader has been attending online class from his home outside Austin, Texas, since August, and having difficulties adjusting. When his grades dropped, he started having…

The Role of Districts in Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

December 17, 2020

From the time of the horrific February 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School through the present, the Trump Administration has committed considerable time and resources to determine the best practices and policies to prevent future tragedies and keep our students safe. Consisting of the Secretaries of Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland…

Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety

December 17, 2020

Since the horrific February 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Trump Administration has devoted considerable time, resources, and effort to studying ways to keep our students safe and our schools secure. The Federal Commission on School Safety was designed to both research and recommend solutions to advance the safety of our…

Over 1.6 million US children have had coronavirus infections since the pandemic began, pediatricians say

December 16, 2020

Nearly 180,000 children in the United States were diagnosed with coronavirus infections from November 26 to December 10, bringing the cumulative total to over 1.6 million US cases since the pandemic began, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Tuesday.Children account for a little more than 12% of all Covid-19 cases in the states that report…

Where schools are reopening in the US

December 16, 2020

According to data compiled by Education Week, most states are dealing with a wide array of approaches to kicking off the new school year. Click a state below to learn more about the state of K-12 schools reopening across the US. Read more: CNN

Covid: Will schools close early for Christmas?

December 16, 2020

Schools have made many changes to cope with coronavirus – from social distancing to altering the school day. Many are also closing early for Christmas, to help reduce the number of infections. Read more: BBC

Ways To Improve School Security that Every School Needs!

May 19, 2020
ways to improve school security

If you have been looking for effective ways to improve school security, then keep reading, and we’ll cover everything you need to know about effective school safety! In this day and age, ways to improve school security and school security systems are something that, as educators and administrators, we can’t overlook. Across the United States,…