The Briefings

National Conference

This week-long symposium, held at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, examines lessons learned from traumatic events and reveals new, preemptive school safety measures growing in multiple realms. Presenters include school administrators, law enforcement, criminal justice and mental health professionals who were involved in the response and recovery to school violence and other emergency events. The Symposium is designed to provide a number of takeaways that districts, departments and agencies can implement immediately.


Law enforcement, school personnel, victim advocates, mental health professionals, emergency and risk management staff, school safety teams and all first responders should attend.


Presenters have included:
Kristina Anderson, Executive Director of the Koshka Foundation
Dr. David Benke, Teacher (retired) at Deer Creek Middle School
AJ DeAndrea, Sergeant at Arvada Police Department and (retired) Jeffco Regional SWAT
Frank DeAngelis, Principal (retired) at Columbine High School
Darren Lubbe, Agent at the Texas Department of Public Safety
John-Michael Keyes, Executive Director of the “I Love U Guys” Foundation
Dr. John Nicoletti, Psychologist at Nicoletti-Flater

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