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April 29-30, 2020  |  #SchoolSafetySummit2020  |  Dallas, Texas

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Safe and Sound Schools is excited to present the 2020 National Summit on School Safety in Dallas, Texas with Region 10 Education Service Center (ESC)! Join us on April 29-30 to learn and network with national experts, leaders and practitioners across the field. Whether you are interested in learning about school threat assessment & management, planning for physical safety & security, fostering a trauma informed school culture, supporting social emotional learning (SEL), or addressing the needs of gender diverse students, there is something for you at the 2020 National Summit on School Safety!

Registration

Don’t miss this opportunity to receive the latest in best practices from national and regional experts in school safety!

Benefits of Attending

Benefits of Attending:

  • Access to industry recognized subject matter experts 
  • Take home practical solutions to address your school safety challenges
  • Access to current safety and security solutions, innovations, and programs
  • Networking opportunities with other safety-minded professionals 
  • Best practice guidance and resources to support your local efforts 
  • Eligibility for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

What Does Registration Include?

Your Registration Includes:

  • Inspiring national level keynote presentations
  • National expert panel discussions
  • Access to high quality breakout sessions
  • Interactive networking and discussion groups
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided each day

Who Should Attend?

Who Should Attend?

  • Educators
  • Administrators
  • Law Enforcement, Emergency Managers and other Safety Professionals
  • Community Leaders
  • Mental Health Practitioners 
  • Industry Solution Providers
  • Parents & Students
  • Regular Registration Fee
  • February 1 – April 3
  • $250
  • Late Registration Fee
  • April 4 – April 29
  • $275

Presenters

AGENDA

Day 1: April 29, 2020

Day 1: April 29, 2020

7:00 am – 8:30am
Attendee Registration and Breakfast 

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 am – 10:15 am
Opening Keynote: 
Safe and Sound Schools: From Hindsight to Foresight, Alissa Parker & Michele Gay

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 am – 11:45 pm
General Session & Panel Discussion: Rethinking School Safety: A Comprehensive Approach

11:45 pm – 12:30pm
Lunch

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Breakout Session One

  • Mental Health Matters: School-Based Programs and Initiatives for Prevention, Dr. Amanda Nickerson
  • The Bright Futures Framework:  Every Child, Every Day, Dr. CJ Huff
  • Securing Today’s Schools: A Practical Approach to Ensuring & Improving Safe Learning Spaces, Paul Timm
  • Understanding & Supporting Gender Diverse Students In Today’s School Setting, Dr. Todd Savage
  • Especially Safe: Planning & Preparing for the Safety of Students With Special Needs, Michele Gay
  • Protecting America’s Schools: Analysis of Targeted School Violence, Dr. Lina Alathari & Steven Driscoll

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Break

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Breakout Session Two

  • Mental Health Matters: School-Based Programs and Initiatives for Prevention, Dr. Amanda Nickerson
  • The Bright Futures Framework:  Every Child, Every Day, Dr. CJ Huff
  • Securing Today’s Schools: A Practical Approach to Ensuring & Improving Safe Learning Spaces, Paul Timm
  • Understanding & Supporting Gender Diverse Students In Today’s School Setting, Dr. Todd Savage
  • Especially Safe: Planning & Preparing for the Safety of Students With Special Needs, Michele Gay
  • Protecting America’s Schools: Analysis of Targeted School Violence, Dr. Lina Alathari & Steven Driscoll

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Roundtable Discussions

4:15 -4:45 pm
Closing Keynote: Plan B:  Rising into Resiliency, Van Brooks 

4:45 pm
Closing and Thanks

5:30 pm
Networking Reception

Day 2: April 30, 2020

7:00 am – 8:30 am
Attendee Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Opening Plenary & Keynote: Clayton’s Story: The School Shooting That Never Happened, Clayton Douglas & Dr. Frank Straub

9:30 am – 9:45 am
Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Panel Discussion: Road to Resiliency

11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Breakout Session One

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Roundtable Discussions

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Breakout Session Two

3:30pm – 3:45 pm
Break

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Closing Keynote: Standing in the Gap: How the Connection of a School Counselor and a Student Saved Sycamore Middle School, Molly Hudgens

4:45 pm
Closing Remarks

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Travel

Address

Region 10 Education Service Center
Spring Valley Conference Center
400 E Spring Valley Rd
Richardson, Texas 75081

Nearest Airports:

  • Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

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