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Friends of Safe Schools USA-Pennsylvania's School Safety Symposium

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Hyatt Place Pittsburgh South/Meadows Casino

212 Racetrack Road

Washington, PA 15301

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Friends of Safe Schools USA- Pennsylvania presents this unique symposium featuring THREE internationally renowned School Safety professionals: Michele Gay- Co-founder and Executive Director of Safe and Sound Schools, Jermaine Galloway- a retired police officer and one of America’s top experts in various drug and alcohol trends, he has specialized in underage drinking and drug enforcement for more than 15 years, and Lt. Col. Dave Grossman- a former West Point psychology professor, Professor of Military Science, and an Army Ranger, who has combined his experiences to create a program of instruction on school safety and healthy students. Please join us for this TWO DAY symposium as we explore the multifaceted issues surrounding safety in today's schools. Other renowned safety experts will also be on hand to discuss school safety best practices.

National Experts at a Local Level!

Michele Gay will present “Beyond Tragedy: Response and Recovery in a School Based Crisis”. Following the tragic loss of her daughter, Josephine, in the Sandy Hook School tragedy, Michele travels across the country sharing her message of inspiration, recovery, and school safety education and advocacy.

Jermaine Galloway will present “High in Plain Sight”. This workshop covers alcohol and drug clothing, alcoholic energy drinks, alcopops, alcohol and drug concealment methods and containers, drug paraphernalia, drug related music and groups, logos, stickers, new technology, party tendencies, party games, non-traditional alcoholic beverages, social networking sites, synthetic drugs, OTC drugs, inhalants, concentrates, E-cigarettes, and popular party drugs. This session also identifies common stash compartments that can be used to hide weapons inside everyday clothing containers and other items, in addition to the impact on traffic safety.

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (Ret.) will present “Safe Schools and Healthy Students” addressing new killers in the 21st century; important drills that nobody practices; violent visual imagery; reality vs. fantasy; and video games that are more dangerous than movies.


Who should attend?: Law enforcement, treatment and recovery professionals, school administrators, safety and security coordinators, teachers and other school personnel, corrections officers, adult and juvenile probation officers, parents, pastors/clergy, counselors, coaches, community-based program staff and volunteers, etc.

Special room rate of $93.00 per night for those attending the symposium. Hotel reservations must be received by 02/19/2019.

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