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Safe and Prepared Schools Conference scheduled for September 16-17

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE KANSAS ADJUTANT GENERAL

SIXTH ANNUAL SAFE AND PREPARED SCHOOLS CONFERENCE IS SEPT. 16-17

Educators, administrators, emergency management, first responders, safety professionals, law enforcement officers and others interested in school safety and preparedness will come together Sept. 16-17 in Manhattan, Kan., for the sixth annual Safe and Prepared Schools Conference. The event will take place at the Manhattan Conference Center, 410 S. 3rd St.

The conference is sponsored by the Kansas Center for Safe and Prepared Schools, Kansas Homeland Security, Kansas Attorney General’s Office, Kansas Department of Education and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

“The Kansas Center for Safe and Prepared Schools is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this conference again this year,” said Dr. Bob Hull, director of the Kansas Center for Safe and Prepared Schools. “The quality and variety of speakers and programs will assist Kansas schools in providing a safe and prepared learning environment.”

Keynote speakers for the conference include Horacio Sanchez, Resiliency, Inc., “Designing School Climates for Safety and Success.” Breakout sessions will address such topics as bullying, tabletop exercises for school settings, school vulnerability assessments, school resource officers and other topics of interest.

For information on the conference, contact Tiffany Ellerman at tellerman@ksde.org or 785-296-0979.

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