/ meet our speakers
President of School Safety Operations
Stemming The Tide Of School Violence
Executive Director, International Centre for Threat Assessment
President, Safer Schools Together
Violent Threat Risk Assessment
Jeff is the President of School Safety Operations Inc. www.schoolsafetyops.com He is a consultant trainer in all areas related to school safety, and a published author of reference books addressing safety and violence in schools. He is retired Director of Public Safety for a large K-12 public school district in Southern California. Prior to entering the education safety industry, Jeff retired at the rank of sergeant, with 25 years of service in the Reno, NV. Police Department. Jeff’s presentation will address a practical approach to what we can do to collaborate between education, law enforcement, mental health, and other community partners to Bridge The Gaps in safety in our schools. Planning and training, especially in areas related to Active Assailant and Infrastructure Target Hardening, will be focuses of this presentation.
Theresa is the Executive Director at the International Centre for Threat Assessment and is the President of Safer Schools Together www.saferschoolstogether.com. She produced five award-winning gang prevention documentaries, is a certified trainer and consultant with the Canadian Centre for Threat Assessment & Trauma Response, and serves as a safety representative on municipal, provincial and federal committees in Canada. Theresa conceptualized, developed and implemented numerous standards for student and staff safety including the first web-based anonymous reporting tool for students. In 2008, she was awarded the prestigious Frederic Milton Thrasher Award.