School leaders play a crucial role in the implementation of school safety measures. On Friday, June 3, NJSBA will host an informative day of training focused on the security and safety of schools at the Conference Center at Mercer, at 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about school safety strategies and the resources and services available to help keep schools and students safe.

The School Security and Student Safety Conference will include a variety of breakout sessions, a panel discussion presented by the Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning of the New Jersey Department of Education, a representative of municipal government, a school board representative and federal, state and local law enforcement as well as an interactive networking lunch, offering an opportunity to participate in round table discussions on hot topics in school security. Special guests slated to appear at the conference include New Jersey Commissioner of Education David Hespe; Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan, chair, Assembly Education Committee; Dr. Lawrence Feinsod, executive director, NJSBA; and Donald Webster Jr., president, NJSBA.

The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with continental breakfast and registration starting at 8:30 a.m. This program offers four Board Member Academy credits.

Registration Information Member registration may be completed online, but only by the school business administrator, who must attach a scanned copy of the purchase order with the registration. School board members and other district staff that have previously been reported to NJSBA in the district census form may attend.

Additional district staff members are welcome to register online through Eventbrite using a credit card. (Staff should check with the school business administrator as to local district policy regarding reimbursement.)

Cost The registration fee for members is $99 per person and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and program materials.

Who Should Attend? In addition to school board members, business administrators, and superintendents, all district staff members who play a role in school safety including, but not limited to, teachers, school resource officers, school security guards, facilities managers and parents will take away valuable

information on this critical issue.

For questions regarding this program, please email Lisa Deon, NJSBA sponsorship coordinator, at