On Wednesday, March 22, Grayslake Central High School will host a Safety Summit featuring school safety expert and Safe Havens International Executive Director Michael Dorn. NaviGate Prepared is offering free registration for board members, administrators, building administrators, first responders, and other guests. Dorn will lead the audience in relevant safety exercises and discuss other actionable insights including effective solutions and a school safety audit.
|A one-day program on March 29 will focus on resources.|
The Emergency Preparedness Leadership conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Hilton Gardens Inn. Tickets are available for purchase on the Bourbonnais Township Park District website.
|An April 18 school safety event is to be held in Mount Prospect.|
Attendees will learn techniques to enhance the safety of educational facilities and practical solutions to improve both short and long-term security. Programming includes School Safety Planning for Students with Special Needs, How Open Source Social Media Data can be Utilized for School Safety, Three Keys to Effective School Security, and a lunchtime panel discussion with law enforcement, legal experts, school representatives, and security advisors. Presentations on school and campus shootings by Intelligence Officer Mia Ray Langheim and former Columbine Principal DeAngelis are also on the agenda.
Registration for the event is free but limited to four individuals per school. The Safety Conference begins at 7:30 a.m. and includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.