2023 Schedule

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Registration at Central Elementary School (402 N Warren St.)

7:00am to 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast at Central School (402 N Warren St.)

8:30am to 9:00am

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Exhibitors

9:00am to 10:15am

Opening Keynote: Life Is Disappointing and Other Inspiring ThoughtsMatt Bellace

10:15am to 10:30am

AM Break to visit Exhibitors

10:30am to 12:00pm

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops

  1. Student Success and the Built Environment: How Does School Design
    Support Healthy, Thriving Students – SMA Architecture + Design
  2. Safety Focused Voice Circles – Kathy Page
  3. Suicidal Awareness, Response, Safety Planning, and Postvention –
    Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC)
  4. Roles of SROs & Administrators Within a Multidisciplinary
    Trauma-informed School Safety Approach – iCHAMPS, UMSSC, OPI

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Lunch & Visit Exhibitors

12:45pm to 1:30pm

Panel Discussion with Montana Youth

1:30pm to 2:00pm

Break to visit Exhibitors

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops

  1. Preventing School Violence: Improving Physical Security to Protect the
    K-12 Community – CISA, Department of Homeland Security
  2. Student Driven Engagement + Voice & Choice = Joyful & Safe Learning
    Environments – Ericha Anderson
  3. Prevention Workshop
  4. Creating Governance Documents or Memorandum of Understandings
    (MOUs) to promote cohesive collaboration between School Resource
    Officers and School Districts within a school safety approach –

5:00pm to 7:00pm

BBQ @ The Confluence Taphouse (40 S Last Chance Gulch)

7:30am to 8:30am

Breakfast with Exhibitors at Central School (402 N Warren St.)

8:30am to 9:30am

Morning Keynote: Creating a Culture of School Safety: Bridging Curriculum and Instruction with Threat AssessmentDale Stripling

9:30am to 10:00am

AM Break to visit Exhibitors

10:00am to 11:30am

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops

  1. Empowering Education: Innovations in School Safety Technology –
    Helena Public Schools
  2. School Climate & Culture
  3. No Shame, No Blame, No Judgment: A New Take on Bullying
    Prevention – Brightways Learning
  4. Family Reunification 101 – UM Safe Schools Center & Missoula
    County Office of Emergency Management

11:30am to 1:00pm

Lunch & Keynote: Community Circles – Kathy Paige

1:00pm to 1:15pm

Break to visit Exhibitors

1:15pm to 2:45pm

Presentation of 4 concurrent speaker workshops

  1. Physical & Cyber Safety
  2. Building an Inclusive Teaching & Learning Environment –
  3. Lethal Means Reduction: A Practical Approach to School Safety and
    Suicide Prevention in Rural Communities – JED Foundation
  4. School-Based Threat Assessment – Montana Office of Public

2:45pm to 3:00pm

School Safety Recognition Awards Ceremony

  1. Champion of School Safety
  2. Youth Safety Spotlight Award
  3. SRO or Law Enforcement of the Year

3:30pm to 4:00pm

Summit Closing Remarks