Region 4 and Crime Stoppers Host Regional School Safety Summit June 10–11
HOUSTON, TX―Region 4 Education Service Center (Region 4) has partnered with Crime Stoppers Safe School Institute to offer the Regional School Safety Summit scheduled for June 10–11, 2019, in Houston. The Regional School Safety Summit will be held at the Region 4 McKinney Conference Center, 7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, Texas 77092.
This two-day summit on school safety is open to school-based law enforcement, school administrators, teachers, counselors, emergency management workers, safety personnel, and community partners with interest in school safety.
Available Monday, June 10, will be Klein ISD Police Department, Houston Police Department Mounted Patrol, Harris County Constable Precinct 1 K–9 Unit with drone, and Harris County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team with bomb robot and hostage negotiation truck.
School safety topics will include:
A Leadership Panel will share powerful insights in handling crises and challenging situations. Scheduled to appear are: Mike Neimeyer, Assistant Superintendent of Administration, Channelview ISD; Dr. Leigh Wall, Superintendent, Santa Fe ISD; J.R. Webster, Executive Director of Student Services, Sheldon ISD; Dr. Pam Wells, Executive Director, Region 4 ESC; and Victor White, Superintendent, Deer Park ISD.
The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Andy Keller, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. He is a psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health policy. Dr. Keller is a recognized leader in health and human services integration, behavioral health financing, and implementation of empirically supported practices for adults and children. He has directed and led a range of community-based programs, including school-based and early childhood programs.
Those interested in attending the Regional School Safety Summit may visit www.esc4.net/regionalschoolsafety for more information. Completion of the conference earns 12 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.