A NATIONAL SCHOOL SAFETY SYMPOSIUM
JULY 8-11, 2018 - EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT IS EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 21
This 3.5 day Symposium examines lessons learned from traumatic events and reveals new, preemptive school safety measures growing in multiple realms. The Symposium is designed to provide a number of takeaways that districts, departments and agencies can implement immediately. This is not open to the public, and attendees will be asked to show an agency or organization I.D. upon check-in.
Law enforcement, school personnel, victim advocates, mental health professionals, emergency and risk management staff, school safety teams and all first responders.
Presenters include school administrators, law enforcement, criminal justice and school security administrators who have been involved in the response and recovery to school violence and other events.
The 2018 Briefings will be held at the Adams 12 Five-Star School District Conference Center: 1500 E. 128th Ave, Thornton, CO 80241
Presentations are all general sessions starting at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 8 with a debriefing of the Platte Canyon School shooting. Hours are 8:30 to 4:30 on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday begins at the Columbine Memorial in Clement Park which is adjacent to Columbine High School. Following that is a debriefing in Columbine High until around noon. The Briefings adjourn after that.
The Briefings is hosted by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation, with assistance from Adams 12 Five-Star School District and the Colorado State Attorney General's Office.
The early registration special of $250.00 has been extended to end of day on March 21. After that, registration will be $350.00. Please contact us directly for a Tuition Grant if funding is scarce. Proceeds benefit The I Love U Guys Foundation.
2018 Symposium Focus
TOPICS AND SPEAKERS
The opening presentation on Sunday, July 8, is a compelling debriefing of the shooting at Platte Canyon High School with John-Michael Keyes presenting a parent's point of view along with first responders.
Monday keynote presentations include Mindset (Cdr. DeAndrea), Domino Pushers (Dr. David Benke), Virginia Tech: A Survivor's Perspective (Lisa Hamp), Arapahoe HIgh School Shooting (Ofc. Englert), and Trauma Care (Dr. John Nicoletti).
Tuesday is the Standard Response Protocol/Standard Reunification Method Certified Trainer Workshop.
Wednesday starts with a ceremony at the Columbine Memorial, reminding us why we do what we do. Following that is a debrief and walk-through of Columbine High School with Frank DeAngelis and Cdr. DeAndrea.
Participants attending at least 20 hours of sessions will gain the skills and knowledge they need to bring the SRP and SRM programs back to their districts and agencies. Participants will receive a certificate of training online after the Symposium.
Continuing Education Credits are available for educators. For Counselors or Social Workers there are 20 hours of coursework available.
All content is Colorado POST certified. Please contact us for out-of-state POST credits.
LA QUINTA INN - NORTHGLENN
345 W. 120th Avenue, Westminster, CO 80234
Must be booked before June 17, 2018.
Standard Double room: $96.00 per night / Double Deluxe (2 Queen size): $101.00 per night. Rates include free continental breakfast and WiFi.
Reservations can be made on the website: http://www.laquintadenvernorthglenn.com/en/home.html or by calling 303-252-9800. Ask for
I Love U Guys Foundation. Block code to be determined..
NOTE: No shuttle service is provided
Light rail is available for transportation to and from Denver International Airport. The station is 20 minutes from the hotel, and 25 minutes from the Symposium venue.
Information: RTD Light Rail Line B