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Upcoming School Safety Webinar on Youth Preparedness and Community Resilience (Federal School Safety Clearinghouse on Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00 PM EDT)

  • 1.  Upcoming School Safety Webinar on Youth Preparedness and Community Resilience (Federal School Safety Clearinghouse on Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00 PM EDT)

    Posted 07-19-2021 07:25:00 AM

    The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00 PM EDT on increasing youth preparedness and building resilience in K-12 school communities.

    Leaders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will discuss programs, tools, and resources aimed at empowering youth to learn the hazards that affect their community; understand how to stay safe in an emergency; practice critical emergency response skills; and lead preparedness-building activities in their communities. The webinar will also cover the 'whole community' approach to emergency preparedness, as well as ways K-12 school communities can build capacity and capabilities to prepare for the range of disasters and emergencies they may face.

    • When: Wednesday, July 28th, 2021, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
    • Who: K-12 School Superintendents and Principals; School and District Administrators; Teachers and School Staff; School Resource Officers and Local Law Enforcement; Parents and Students
    • Registration: https://schoolsafetyyouthpreparednesswebinar.eventbrite.com.

    Additional details about the webinar will be provided upon registration. If you have any questions, please contact the School Safety team at SchoolSafety@hq.dhs.gov

    This webinar is part of the 2021 School Safety Webinar Series, a program hosted by the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse to address emerging risks and threats facing the K-12 school community. Held on a monthly basis, the webinar series covers a range of school safety topics, and provides information on the resources, tools, and best practices available to equip school leaders with a set of strategies in creating safer and more resilient school systems.
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    Adam Lustig
    Director, Center for Safe Schools
    National School Boards Association
    Alexandria, VA
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