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School Emergency and Security Institute at NDMU

Earn 3 credits--graduate or undergraduate--in 1 week!

In the wake of tragic shootings and other sudden emergencies in schools around the nation, schools and school districts are keenly aware of the need for maximizing the safety and security of their students and staff.

Notre Dame of Maryland University is offering this 3-credit, weeklong School Emergency and Security Institute to enhance the development and implementation of school/district plans that help create and maintain secure and safe school environments conducive to learning. Credit may be earned at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Participants will apply lessons learned from this Institute to their school/district emergency plans, resulting in more effective ways to maintain positive environments before, during, and after emergency and crisis situations. Research-based and model safety programs presented by experts in security and emergency management constitute the core elements of this course.

Speakers and presenters include Lillian M. Lowery, Ed.D., Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, and national and local experts in school security and emergency management from agencies and organizations including  the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Maryland State Police, Baltimore City Schools Police Force, and the Maryland Center for School Safety.

Space is limited; enroll now to secure your place!

Location: Notre Dame of Maryland University / 4701 North Charles Street / Baltimore, MD 21210
   University Academic Building, Room 104
Dates: July 7 to 11, 2014 (Monday to Friday)
Times: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fee: $1,200 for 3 graduate credits

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