The 3rd Annual Safe Schools Conference: Cyber Bullying, Girl Gangsters & Teen Suicide Among Topics at Special Conference for Educators
State Schools Chief to be Among Attendees 3-Day Event That Will Present Updates & Trends on Critical Issues Impacting K-12 Schools and Their Communities
LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The 3rd Annual Safe Schools Conference — a special 3-day event for K-12 administrators, teachers, counselors and others, including parents, campus police and law enforcement agencies, to provide updates and trends on a variety of safe schools issues: alcohol and substance abuse, including energy drinks; cyber bullying and cyber security; dropout prevention; gangs and youth violence, including girl bullying; school climate; and, teen suicide threat assessment.
WHY: To help educators from around Southern California learn about critical safe schools issues and cost-effective strategies to address them. The conference will discuss the links between campus safety and academic achievement.
The keynote speakers will be California Superintendent of Public Instruction
Tom Torlakson, Long Beach Police Cmdr. Josef Levy and Chauncy Veatch, the first California Drug Czar and 2002-03 National Teacher of the Year.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AUGUST 1-3, 2012 — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: Total of 66 workshops/sessions to be presented.
Levy at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Torlakson at 11:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.; and Chauncy Veatch at 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
WHERE: Renaissance Hotel, Renaissance Ballroom, 111 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach 90802
WHO: Up to 300 attendees are expected. The conference is presented by Dave Long & Associates in partnership with Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Arturo Delgado and the L.A. County Office of Education, and the California School Resource Officers Association and the California State Juvenile Officers Association. Main event sponsors: Verizon; Best Best Krieger Law Firm and Dannis Woliver Kelley Law Firm
The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is the nation’s largest regional education agency, providing a range of programs and services to support the county’s 80 school districts and more than 2 million preschool and school-age children.
SOURCE Los Angeles County Office of Education