EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


School Safety and You: Tools to Enhance K-12 School Security

  • Description: Join representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to learn the latest research about the systems-based approach to school physical security and design. The presentation will focus on how to conceptualize school physical security as a component of the broader school safety system. Presenters will address challenges in implementing physical security measures in K-12 schools. The session will share emerging threats and hazards facing the academic community and relevant Federal School Safety Clearinghouse and SchoolSafety.gov tools, guides, and grant funding opportunities. Participants will come away with actionable strategies to improve their school physical security.
  • Date:Thursday, November 3
  • Time:9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom E145
  • Track:Campus Safety
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Equip attendees with the latest research and best practices about the systems-based approach to school physical security and design.
  • Learning Objective 2:Provide attendees with the knowledge to assess a school’s current physical security or protection and mitigation measures.
  • Learning Objective 3:Share the challenges to implement physical security measures in K-12 schools and strategies to address these challenges.
  • Learning Objective 4:Inspire attendees to identify areas for improvement in their school safety plans and empower them to address any deficiencies.
  • Credit:AIA LU, IDCEC/HSW
Don Hough
Department of Homeland Security, School Safety Task Force