Leading by Learning


For the second year, the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) will be hosting a half-day School Safety and Security Seminar. Entitled "Preparation for School Safety," the seminar is presented in conjunction with the Joint Annual Conference. The Seminar will take place Friday, November 17 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. In addition to the Seminar, IASB will be providing eight related panel sessions for registered Conference attendees.

The Seminar will highlight local, state, and national leaders in school safety and security. Representatives of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Illinois School and Campus Safety Program, and school districts will be presenting, as well as a critically-acclaimed safety expert and former West Point psychology professor. Panel Sessions will include presentations on targeted violence prevention, behavioral threat assessments, using social media to thwart violent attacks, crisis management, and more.

Additional details are available here.