Registration Is Now Open!!
Arkansas Safe Schools Association Conference will be held on July 15th, 16th and 17th 2019. Make sure you save the date and register today!!Co-Sponsors: Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, Arkansas Attorney Generals Office, Department of Human Services, Arkansas Department of Education
The mission of the Arkansas Safe Schools Association is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, primarily by providing leadership and skills training to our members who work in a school supported, one-to-one relationship with the student to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become competent, caring, and confident adults.Education Through Positive Interaction
We Thank You
You, as SRO’s, School Security, School Administrators and staff, have the vision, the knowledge, and the experience to help pave the way for our student’s future. You are truly our greatest asset today and tomorrow, and we could not accomplish what we do without your support and leadership.Thank You
July 15th, 16th, 17th 2019
It's time for the 15th annual Arkansas Safe Schools Association Confernce!!Dont forget the Pre-Confernce BBQ on Sunday the 14th!
Registration Is Now Open!!
Register today for the 15th Annual Arkansas Safe Schools Association Conference! This years confernce has been changed back to the 2 1/2 days!! Save your date for July 15th, 16th and 17th 2019. Don't foget to attend the Pre Confernce Cookout for free food and drinks on July 8th!!! Click the More Button to Go to Registrations Page!More ››
Sean Burke is considered one of the foremost
experts in school safety, law enforcement, and youth
violent behavior. He has traveled extensively and
spoken before police offi cers
and school personnel from the U.S, Europe, Japan, Iceland, Canada, and the Caribbean.Sean currently serves as the president of the School Safety Advocacy Council.
International Speaker and
Best Selling Author
Barbara Coloroso is an internationally known
consultant on parenting, teaching, school
discipline, positive school climate, bullying,
grieving, nonviolent conflict resolution and
School Safety Specialist
Michael Rudinski is the School Safety Specialist
at the Maryland Center for School Safety and is
responsible for training and certifying all SROs and
School Security Employees.
He is a recognized subject matter expert in School-Based Policing, Managing Gangs in Schools, De-escalation, Communication, Critical Stress Management, and Implicit Bias
University Counsel for
Arkansas Tech University
Thomas W. Pennington has served as University
Counsel for Arkansas Tech University since 1996 and
is also Professor of Legal Studies. He has presented
at conferences and
school districts throughout the state on a variety of topics including legal implications of social media and First and Fourth Amendment Issues that arise in public schools.
Public Information Officer
Stephanie Siete is a leading expert on drug
trends, prevention, signs, and symptoms, as well as
the resources available to combat this ever-growing
issue. She has worked
tirelessly for more than a decade to educate people on drug dangers, the realities of drug abuse, and the options available to overcome them.
Comedian, Speaker, and Leader
A southern gentleman with a curious mind, love
for people, and heart for God, Mike “The Bowtie”
Goodwin is in a class all his own. His signature
bowtie is a nod to his
expectation-defying brand of comedy that leaves audiences laughing hysterically and completely inspired, without a foul or vulgar word spoken.
Who should attend the conference?
- School Resource Officers
- School Security Officers
- School Administrators
- Mental Health Professionals
- School Nurses
- Community Leaders
Stay in the center of the action at The Wyndham Riverfront Little Rock, located on the north bank of the Arkansas River in the heart of downtown North Little Rock. Conveniently-located among North Little Rock, Arkansas hotels, the Wyndham is just one mile from the downtown business district, seven miles from Little Rock National Airport and blocks from Arkansas Statehouse Convention Center and Verizon Arena. Count on comfort in a spacious guest room with amenities like a two-line phone, voice mail and high speed Internet access. Dining is an experience at world-renowned Benihana and the Riverfront Steak House, our onsite restaurants. When it's time to play, head to the fitness center or sparkling outdoor pool.
Conference attendee room rate is only $94.00 per night single occupancy and $10.00 each additional person. This rate includes breakfast. You may make hotel reservations by calling the hotel toll free at 1-866-657-4458 or the hotel directly at 501-371-9000. To get the special rate of $94.00 per night, please mention you are attending the Arkansas Safe Schools Conference. The deadline to make room reservations for the conference rate is June 23rd, 2019
Arkansas Safe Schools Conference.
Reservations may also be made online at the following link:
Oh yeah! Phil Says, Don't forget!
Conference presentations have been approved by the Arkansas Department of Education as professional development hours for educators.Sworn law enforcement officers will receive CLEST credit.
Registration Fee Includes:
Breakfast on two conference days
Lunch on two conference days
One Year Membership to the ASSA
Leadership Awards Breakfast
Make sure you send in your nominations for the Leadership Awards!!! These can be found under the Menu tab above! NOMINATIONS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE25TH.
Dont forget to enter your car for the Cool Car Contest!!!
Don't forget to reserve your room today!! Rooms will fill up fast!
Nominations are being accepted for the Leadership Awards!! Get your Nominations in today!!
Did you know that the Arkansas Crimnal Justice Institute has an Arkansas Center For School Safety?
Check them out for wonderful FREE Classes that are also open to Educators!!!
Remember you get Professional Development Hours for Educators and Law Enforcement will get CLEST credit for attending the confernce!
Arkansas Safe Schools Association would like to thank Dr. May and her staff with the Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute for all their hard work in helping with putting together this wonderful conference!
The Arkansas Safe Schools Association will be happy to take door prize donations!! See Mrs. Otistene Smith at the registration booth for donations to door prizes!
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