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Educators all over the US are tired of security theater, fighting a pretend gunman, participating in traumatizing drills and lockdowns, and find themselves wondering:

“Is this really what I went into education for?”

As an educator, you deserve school safety training that is:

  • All hazards - not just active shooter - that prepares you for the crisis events you are most likely to face.

  • Delivered by experts in EDUCATION so professional development is BY educators, FOR educators.

  • Practitioner-based and tailored to your unique needs, schedule, and concerns.

  • Available on-demand and FREE to work within your busy schedule.

How do you want to learn?

Join us for a live stream edition of the School Safety Free Period

the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 3:30pm EST

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Everyone’s concerned about school safety and the threat of a school shooter, yet we don’t seem to know what to do about it. The good news is that there is so much that can be done to keep schools safe. Join national school safety experts Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger for The School Safety Free Period. You’ll hear lively education-focused discussions about violence prevention and crisis response that are BY educators FOR educators. 

The School Safety Free Period checks all the boxes:

  • Timely, relevant topics based on what is really happening in schools today.

  • All hazards - not just active shooter - to prepare you for the crisis events you are most likely to face.

  • Practitioner-based with effective tips and strategies that are tailored to your unique needs and concerns.

Each practitioner-based, education-focused episode examines what we know to be true in regards to critical school safety topics based on research and recent events, and provides hands on best practice strategies and ideas for implementation in your classroom and school. 

Topics for this school year include:

  • Strategic supervision

  • Eliciting disclosures from students

  • Dealing with threats

  • Communication concerns

  • Improving school climate and culture

  • Parent reunification

  • Visitor screening and engagement

  • Assessing vulnerabilities.

  • De-escalating incidents

  • Improving lockdowns

  • Standard response procedures

  • Parent and community engagement

  • Training students

  • Technology and social media use in crisis events

  • Threat assessment and management

Love the School Safety Free Period? Join us for a deeper dive into the most timely school safety topics that will enhance your professional practice in our Online Academy monthly webinars.

School Safety Free Period Podcast

Do you ever wish you could stay up-to-date on the latest school safety news while walking the dogs, doing the dishes, or during your boring commute?

Now you can!

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