Worcester Hosts School Safety Conference

As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of students and the security of school buildings, Worcester County on Tuesday hosted the Maryland Safe Schools Initiative 2018 Conference. The conference was as a joint effort of the Maryland Center for School Safety, Safe and Sound Schools, and Worcester County Public Schools.

According to WBOC:

The event featured six national presenters, including survivors of Columbine and Virginia Tech. Additionally, a mother who lost her 7-year-old daughter addressed the crowd.

The speakers shared their stories and discussed best practices school leaders can utilize to ensure safety and prepare for tragedy.

The audience included local school leaders, law enforcement officials, EMS personnel, parents, and other groups.

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