Safe and Sound Schools
A Sandy Hook Initiative for Safer Schools
Tucson, AZ., August 11, 2016.   Safe and Sound Schools, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering communities to learn how they can join hands, hearts, and minds to make schools safer, renewed its partnership for a 3rd year with Security100Summits K-12. Michele Gay, Co-Founder/Executive Director has been an advisory board member of the Summit for 3 years and will present this year on Reunification.  The Summit takes place November 30th – December 2nd in Tucson, Arizona.
In particular, Michele will share her personal experiences and professional perspective on reunifying a school community in the aftermath of crisis.  As an educator and Sandy Hook parent, Michele shares lessons learned and examines current reunification practices, models and resources to better prepare attendees for reunification planning and implementation in their school communities.
Michele shared, “Reunification is a critically important, often overlooked part of school emergency planning and practice.  Reuniting students and families in a safe and controlled manner in the aftermath of crisis is imperative to the physical and psychological safety of each member of the school community.”
Security100Summits K12, in its 3rd year, offers unparalleled collaborative opportunities over 2 ½ days of engagement between senior level, pre-qualified hosted buyers  responsible for their school’s safety and security, together with providers of the critical solutions these school districts need. Applications to attend are simple to obtain and are necessary to be considered for hosting.  Inquiries on attending as a hosted buyer or for sponsorship opportunities should submit their interest here .
About Security100Summits K-12©
Security100Summits K-12© is a hosted buyer summit focused on creating an environment specific to enriching the dialogue of the current challenges K-12 executives face in securing school environments. We do this in two ways. By identifying the security needs of K-12 facilities through one-on-one interviews and finding the solution providers to meet the specific needs. We bring professionals together to “Connect and Collaborate”.
The Summit attracts high level and high volume buyers who have specific projects and needs and are looking for solutions in the most efficient forum. Meetings are controlled by buyers and sellers and embrace value in face-to-face engagement.  The Summit offers Boardroom presentations, One-2-One meetings, VIP Think Tank, Networking, Relevant Content, Peer-to-Peer tabletop discussions all in the backdrop of an intimate business resort setting.  www.security100summits.com/k12 
About Safe and Sound Schools:  A Sandy Hook Initiative
Founded by parents, educators, and community members after the tragedy on December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Safe and Sound is making a difference in empowering communities to improve school safety and security through discussion, collaboration, planning and sharing of information, tools, and resources.  They unite the national school community through a purely nonpartisan, grassroots approach to problem solving and provide school communities a platform for building local and national partnerships between parents, educators, students, first responders, mental health professionals, and community members to maintain safe and secure schools.  More information on the free resources can be found by visiting:   www.safeandsoundschools.org
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