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School Safety: It’s Not Just About Active Shooters
Tuesday October 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Amy Klinger, Director of Programs, The Educator’s School Safety Network; and Amanda Klinger, Director of Operations, The Educator’s School Safety Network
Sponsored by Blackboard
Last year’s tragedy in Parkland, FL, as well as the dramatic rise in violent incidents and threats that followed it, has once again thrust school safety into the national spotlight. It’s time for a common sense, education-centered discussion on how to prevent and respond to the many different safety concerns facing schools.
This edWebinar focuses on the educators, the “first” first responders, to provide guidance and strategies for an all-hazards approach to school safety that is by educators, for educators. They explore a holistic approach to school safety that also addresses socio-emotional safety and its impact on physical safety. Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger of The Educator’s School Safety Network examine research-based best practices and protocols that can be implemented in your classroom or school.
This recorded session will be of particular benefit to K-12 educators and administrators.
About the Presenters
Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger are nationally recognized as experts in school safety and crisis management. They deliver trainings and lectures throughout the United States and abroad.
Dr. Amy Klinger is an associate professor of educational administration at Ashland University and is the director of programs for The Educators’ School Safety Network. Her past experience includes 28 years of service as a teacher, central office administrator, building principal, and college professor.
Amanda Klinger brings a practitioner’s perspective to the critical legal issues involved in school crisis response, cyberbullying, and the use of technology during crisis events. Her expertise in active shooter response, crisis management, vulnerability assessment and mitigation, as well as lockdown enhancements is derived from her work with Dr. Klinger in developing training courses for the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Along with Dr. Klinger, Amanda has co-authored several journal articles in law enforcement and educational journals and are co-authors of the #1 newly released book in school safety, Keeping Students Safe Every Day: How to Prepare for and Respond to School Violence, Natural Disasters, and Other Hazards published by ASCD.
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