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School Safety and Security Exchange

Nov 8, 2018 • 11:00 am - Nov 9, 2018 • 12:00 pm

logo for PA school safety and security exchangeNov. 8-9
Hershey Lodge

Join school and local government leaders from across the state to discuss implementation of new requirements outlined in Act 44 of 2018. By attending this two-day learning program, you'll walk away with the latest information regarding School Safety and Security assessments, planning, reporting and response.

Listen, learn, exchange ideas and network. With access to the right people and resources, you'll be equipped to meet the ambitious compliance timelines established by the law. Join us for targeted keynotes, Q&A sessions, roundtable discussions and ongoing opportunities for peer learning and strategizing.

Thursday, Nov. 8
11:00 a.m.-noon
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Registration and Networking
Noon-1 p.m.
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Welcome and Lunch
Opening remarks by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and PDE Deputy Secretary Matthew Stem
1-2:30 p.m.
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What is Act 44? – Overview of the Law and Moderated Question & Answer Panel
This session will provide an overview of Act 44, as well as a panel of experts for moderated questions and answers on the elements of Act 44.
Presenters: Dr. Mark DiRocco – Executive Director, PA Assoc. of School Administrators; John Callahan – Chief Advocacy Officer, PA School Boards Assoc.
Moderator: Dr. Mark DiRocco
Panelists: Dr. Gennaro Piraino – Superintendent, Franklin Regional SD; Vicki Wilken – Senator Browne’s Office; Gwenn Dando – Senator Langerholc’s Office; Mike Deery – Senator Hughes’ Office
2:30-2:40 p.m.
Break
2:40-3:20 p.m.
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Assessment Criteria – Physical: Overview of PCCD and CPTED Physical Assessment Criteria
This session will provide an overview of the physical assessment criteria approved by the School Safety & Security Committee, as well as a panel of experts for moderated questions and answers. Presenters: Michael Kelly, AIA, LEED AP – Principal of Project Development, KCBA Architects;
Jeff Straub, AIA, REFP, LEED AP BD+C, CPD – Principal, Studio Director, Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects
Moderator: Stephen Swarney – Executive Director, AIA PA
Panelists: Helen Weigel – Director, Bureau of School Audits, Dept. of the Auditor General; Lisa Connor – Audit Specialist II, Bureau of School Audits, Dept. of the Auditor General; Trooper Kevin Jancewicz – RVAT Team, PA State Police; Michael Kelly, Jeff Straub
3:20-4 p.m.
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Assessment Criteria – Policy/Training: Overview of Criteria and Process
This session will provide an overview of the policy and training assessment criteria approved by the School Safety & Security Committee, as well as a panel of experts for moderated questions and answers. Presenter: Heather Masshardt – Director of Policy Services, PA School Boards Assoc.
Moderator: Brianna Crowley – Director of Education & Training, PA School Boards Assoc. Panelists: Helen Weigel – Director, Bureau of School Audits, Dept. of the Auditor General; Lisa Connor – Audit Specialist II, Bureau of School Audits, Dept. of the Auditor General; Shane Woodmancy – Emergency Management Specialist, PEMA; Heather Masshardt
4-4:45 p.m.
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Assessment Criteria – Behavioral Health: Overview of Criteria
This session will provide an overview of the Student Assistance and Behavioral Health Support assessment criteria approved by the School Safety & Security Committee, as well as a panel of experts for moderated questions and answers.
Presenters/Panelists: Dr. Jason Pedersen – School Psychologist, Derry Township SD; Dr. Perri Rosen – Project Director, Dept. of Human Services, Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health; Susan Billy – PA Network for Student Assistance Services Region II Coordinator
Moderator: Erika Brunelle – Government Relations, PA State Education Assoc.
4:45-5 p.m.Break
5-6 p.m.Breakout Sessions:
  • Assessment Criteria – Behavioral Health: Overview of Criteria
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    This session will provide an overview of the Student Assistance and Behavioral Health Support assessment criteria approved by the School Safety & Security Committee, as well as a panel of experts for moderated questions and answers.
    Presenters/Panelists: Dr. Jason Pedersen – School Psychologist, Derry Township SD; Dr. Perri Rosen – Project Director, Dept. of Human Services, Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health; Susan Billy – PA Network for Student Assistance Services Region II Coordinator
    Moderator: Erika Brunelle – Government Relations, PA State Education Assoc.

  • Physical Building Safety & Design – Construction and Renovation
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    This session will focus on the design and construction aspects of physical safety for both new construction and renovation. This will include a discussion of the proposed changes to PlanCon that include safety measures, as well as the CPTED guidelines. Presentation followed by moderated question-and-answer panel.
    Presenters and Panelists: Vern L. McKissick III, AIA, REFP, LEED AP – Owner/Architect/Educational Planner, McKissick Associates Architects; Terry Thompson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, ALEP, CPTED – Vice- President of Operations, The Foreman Group Companies; Kyle Stewart – Risk Control Consultant, CM Regent Insurance; Sharon Orr – Manager, Risk Control Services, CM Regent Insurance Moderator: Stephen Swarney – Executive Director, AIA PA

6 p.m.
Cocoa 2-4
Light Reception and Networking
(Dinner on your own)
Friday, Nov. 9
8-8:45 a.m.
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Breakfast and Opening Remarks
Speaker: Senator Pat Browne (R-16)
8:45-9:45 a.m.
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Emergency Preparedness Planning
This session will focus on the Emergency Preparedness Plan and process, including what steps school entities should be taking and recommendations for documenting and sharing information. Presenters: Jason Godin – Emergency Management Supervisor, PEMA; Shane Woodmancy – Emergency Management Specialist, PEMA
9:45-10:45 a.m.Breakout Sessions:
  • Policy, Procedure, and Documentation
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    This session will focus on handling policies, procedures and documentation related to school safety Nigerian and security – What documents should be board policies? What documents should be internal
    procedures or administrative regulations? What types of documentation are required and how should they be handled? Presentation followed by question-and-answer period.
    Presenters: Heather Masshardt – Director of Policy Services, PA School Boards Assoc.; Shane Woodmancy – Emergency Management Specialist, PEMA

  • School Safety and Security - Insurance Considerations
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    This session will focus on insurance and risk management considerations for schools in various aspects of school safety and security. Presentation followed by question-and-answer period. Presenters/Panelists: Steve Steinbach – Director, Property and Casualty Claims, CM Regent Insurance; L. Roeg Williamson, JD, CCM, CLMP – Underwriting Specialist, CM Regent Insurance Moderator: Sharon Orr – Manager, Risk Control Services, CM Regent Insurance
10:45-11:30 a.m.
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Safe2Say Something Overview
This session will provide an overview of the Safe2Say Something program of the PA Office of Attorney General, including a brief review of the Act 44 requirements for the program and information on the implementation. Presentation followed by brief question-and-answer period.
Presenters: Mike Vereb – Director of Government Affairs, PA Office of Attorney General; Adrienne Muller – Government Affairs Liaison, PA Office of Attorney General; Brittney Kline – Program Director of Safe2Say, PA Office of Attorney General; Tim Makris – Managing Partner, Sandy Hook Promise
11:30 a.m.-noon
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Closing and Opportunities for Individual Q&A and Networking

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Registration is now closed! Maximum capacity has been reached for this event. Please watch this website for future webinar opportunities on School Safety and Security in November!

Event partners:

PA School Boards Association, PA Emergency Management Agency, PA State Police, PA Association of School Administrators, PA State Education Association, PA State Association of Boroughs, CM Regent Insurance Company, PA Association of Intermediate Units, American Institute of Architects (PA), PA State Senate, PA Office of the Attorney General and PA Dept. of the Auditor General.

Conference Housing

A room block has been reserved with The Hershey Lodge for this event.

Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
325 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Standard Room Rate is $129 + 11% tax

How to Reserve a Room: To make a reservation online, go to:  https://book.passkey.com/go/PSBANov2018. If you need assistance, please call the Hershey Lodge at 1-855-729-3108.  Rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve as early as possible to receive the group rate. Hotel check-in is 4 p.m.; check-out, 11 a.m.\

Cancellation policy:  Any cancellation occurring less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be charged one-night’s room and tax. The Hershey Lodge charges $50 if an early departure occurs.

Reservations received after October 9 will be accepted on a space-available basis.

Details

Start:
Nov 8, 2018 • 11:00 am
End:
Nov 9, 2018 • 12:00 pm
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Venue

Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
W. Chocolate Ave. & University Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033-0446 United States
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