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New York State Education Department’s 2023 School Safety Summit

Wednesday, May 31 – Thursday, June 1, 2023
Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY

Sessions during this two-day Summit are designed to support

  • Emergency Response Plan development & implementation

  • Creating a safe and supportive learning environment for the whole school community


Please download the announcement for registration information

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Schools must be safe havens for teaching and learning, free from crime and violence. The NYS Center for School Safety, in cooperation and collaboration with the New York State Education Department/Office of Student Support Services, provides professional development and technical assistance to school and district administrators, staff, students, parents, community members and Boards of Cooperative Education.

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