School Safety and Security Summit

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The Wyoming Department of Education is working with School Facilities Department and the Department of Homeland Security to create panels surrounding mental health, ways for schools to utilize funding for security, and coordination between law enforcement and school coordination.

Register Here by Friday, August 3rd

A Networking reception will be held on August 7th from 5-8 at the Terry Bison Ranch.
The Summit begins on August 8th at LCCC Health Sciences Building. The full agenda is available here.
Randy Braverman has over 25 years’ experience in managing security operations in a variety of roles including Security Consultant, Director of Security and Campus Safety, and law enforcement officer. He has overseen full-scale emergency crisis exercises and coordinated the efforts of local, county, and state authorities, military forces, hospitals, and school personnel within these exercises. An Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Randy conducts vulnerability assessments using the ALPHA™ vulnerability assessment methodology and provides technical assistance for emergency and crisis plans for school districts, municipalities, and corporations. Randy is an instructor for the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute: Illinois School and Campus Training Program.

Federal Commission on School Safety
Listening Session

Representatives from the Federal Commission on School Safety (FCSS) will travel to Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Tuesday, August 7, for their third listening session. Members of the public, as well as state and local government representatives will have the opportunity to speak to representatives of the Commission and express their views on how to improve school safety.

The listening session will be divided into three sessions – sessions one and two will be roundtable discussions between representatives of state and local government agencies, as well as Commission representatives (1 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) and session three will be for members of the general public to express their views on how to improve school safety (4 p.m. – 6 p.m.).

The FCSS Listening Session will be open press and available via live stream here.

WHO:

  • Representatives from the Federal Commission on School Safety
  • Representatives of state and local government agencies
  • Members of the public

WHAT: 

Listening Session, Federal Commission on School Safety

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
All sessions are open press, no avail

Session 1

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. MDT

Session 2

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. MDT

Session 3

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. MDT

WHERE:

Little America Hotel & Resort – Cheyenne
2800 W. Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82009

RSVP:

Members of the public who would like to present remarks at the third session should register here.

*Note: Speakers will have up to five minutes each to speak. All speakers must register through the above link.

Members of the public may also send written comments to safety@ed.gov.

Members of the media who wish to RSVP for the listening session may do so by emailing the U.S. Education Department press office at: press@ed.gov.