John McDonald is the Executive Director of Security and Emergency Management for Jeffco Public Schools, and recognized internationally as the architect of the post Columbine High School tragedy security and emergency management plan. John has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the White House as an expert on active shooter preparedness and emergency planning, and has managed several school-based crisis. He is the founder of ERCM Consultants, LLC, that provides threat management, emergency response and physical security assessment services for educational institutions and law enforcement agencies. In 2015, John was named a Community Game Changer by CBS News for his work protecting kids.
Breakout Session 1 & 2: Parents as Partners: Building Positive and Proactive Roles for Parents in the School Community