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February 27, 2020

7:30AM - 4:30PM


As a regional nonprofit providing lifelong education, we are tackling an issue that has become one of the most important today, SCHOOL SAFETY.  We are bringing together a unique panel of experts in mental health, violence, transportation, and the U.S. Secret Service, to provide focused knowledge and tools to assist in developing a safer learning environment for schools and to build a stronger local collaborative network of people dedicated to improving the safety of our region’s schools. 

7:30AM - 8:30AM

Registration &  Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet while networking.  Don't forget to pick up your Registration Pack 

8:30AM - 8:45AM


Welcome and kickoff presented by our CEO, Dr. Justin Griffith

8:45AM - 9:45AM

Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model

U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) 

9:45AM - 10:45AM

Break & Networking

Enjoy a mid-morning snack and coffee while networking.

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Sextortion & Cyber Issues

Kelly Wesolosky, FBI Community Outreach

11:00AM - 12:00PM

The CHILL Project

The CHILL Project - Transforming Behavioral Health in our Local School Communities - Dr. Will C. Davies, Program Supervisor, Allegheny Health Network

12:00PM - 1:00PM


Enjoy a delicious hot lunch buffet while networking.  Remember to visit all of the Vendors in our Atrium

1:00PM - 2:00PM

School Transportation Threats

School Transportation Threats

Jackie Deloplaine, All Hazards Fusion Center

Joe Larkin, Transportation Security Adminstration

2:00PM - 2:15PM

Break & Networking

Enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up snack and beverage while networking.

2:15PM - 3:15PM

Understanding and Preventing Mass Shootings

Understanding and preventing mass shootings; Findings from the Mass Shooter Database Project - Dr. Jillian Peterson, Professor of Criminal Justice and Co-Founder of the Violence Project

3:15PM - 3:30PM


RLA CEO, Dr. Justin Griffith

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Networking Reception

Time to network, visit the vendors and relax. 

Enjoy a selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, local wine and local craft beers.   

Vendor giveaways at 4:00PM

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RLA Learning and Conference Center

850 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township, PA


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