Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Conferences

Labor trafficking conference scheduled for Oct. 24-25

A Labor Trafficking Conference is scheduled Oct. 24-25 in Louisville. The event is hosted by the Southeast Regional Human Trafficking Advisory Group and the Bakhita Empowerment Initiative of Catholic Charities of Louisville.
Learning

Social and emotional learning gaining traction in Kentucky

Social and emotional learning is something that people in schools and community-based organizations are talking about.
Jon Akers

The Kentucky Center for School Safety: An introduction

Jon Akers, executive director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, explains how the center helps schools from across the Commonwealth improve safety for their students.
Resources

DHS offers new gun violence guide and school security survey

The Department of Homeland Security has produced “K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence,” which provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools. 
Resources

REMS offers new webinars about emergencies

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center has published a number of new webinars that you might find useful.
Resources

New resource offered for youth preparedness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Department of Education and the American Red Cross have developed the “National Strategy for Youth Preparedness Education,” a publication designed to engage and empower young people to prepare for and respond to disasters.
Resources

Find resources for bicycle and pedestrian safety education

With another exciting school year upon us, now is a good time to think about the safety of students as they travel to and from school.
Resources

New resources available on school climate, student safety

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center has released two new fact sheets for schools on student perceptions of safety and school culture and climate assessments.