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School Safety and Security Seminar

For the third year, the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) will host a half-day School Safety and Security Seminar. Entitled "Preparation for School Safety," the seminar is presented in conjunction with the Joint Annual Conference. The Seminar will take place Friday, November 16 from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

The Seminar will highlight local, state, and national leaders in school safety and security. Representatives of the Illinois Terrorism Task Force, Illinois School and Campus Safety Program, ASIS International School Safety and Security Council, and school security advocates, will deliver presentations. Sessions will include:

  • Overview of School Safety Best Practices and Resources
  • Behavioral Assessments: Purpose and Implementation
  • School Building Security: Best Practices
  • Anticipating the Unthinkable

Click here to view the School Safety and Security Seminar brochure, including presentation descriptions, presenters, and scheduled times.


Registration for the School Safety and Security Seminar is SOLD OUT. For additional information contact Chris Montrey, 217/528-9688, ext. 1143.

Additional Safety Panel Sessions Offered

IASB will provide eight related safety and security panel sessions during the Joint Annual Conference on Friday, November 16, and Saturday, November 17.

Panel Sessions will include presentations on targeted violence prevention, behavioral threat assessments, monitoring social media to thwart violent attacks, crisis management, and more. Additional details will be available in the Conference Preview posted in early September.

Note: To attend these panel sessions, participants must be registered for the full Conference; non-school personnel and school district employees other than administrators must be paid registrants of the Safety and Security Seminar.


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