Featuring Safety Experts & Thought Leaders on topics of training and best practices with insightful Q&A Sessions.
Dr. Dewey G. Cornell
Professor of Education
University of Virginia
Student Threat Assessment Best Practices
In this webinar, Dr. Dewey Cornell, Professor of Education at the University of Virginia, will share ineffective responses to school violence, how to conduct a threat assessment as well as key steps in implementing threat assessment at your school. Dr. Dewey G. Cornell trained originally as a clinical psychologist to work with children and adolescents. In 1986 he joined the faculty of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where he initiated the Virginia Youth Violence Project to develop and disseminate programs for preventing youth violence and creating safer and more effective schools. Over the past 30+ years, he has authored more than 200 publications in psychology and education, initiated statewide school climate surveys in Virginia, and developed the Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines. He has trained thousands of school-based threat assessment teams in the U.S. and Canada.
The tragedy at Columbine High School redefined the nation. Join us as Frank DeAngelis, Retired Principal of Columbine High School, walks us step by step through the events that occurred on April 20, 1999. Mr. DeAngelis will discuss the aftermath and share the leadership lessons he learned in the focus of an international firestorm. Frank’s straight-forward account provides invaluable insights into managing the after-crisis with students, staff members, community members and the never ending media attention. He will also share how he was able to build a community that worked together for his kids; the students of Columbine High School.
Best Practices for Emergency
Response and Reunification
After the tragic loss of his daughter, Emily, at the hands of a gunman in the Platte Canyon High School hostage crisis, John-Michael Keyes has devoted his life to helping schools prepare for potential threats and emergencies. John-Michael has developed the Standard Response Protocol which is used in schools across the nation today. He has appeared on numerous TV programs and has consulted with districts nationwide on school safety and security.