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Fee reduced for School Safety/Crisis Management Conference

The fee for law enforcement and other emergency responders to attend a School Safety/Crisis Management Conference in Columbus Aug. 19 has been reduced to $50 per person. The conference will address emergency management and planning along with recommended steps to take before, during, and after an emergency.

Law enforcement, public safety, and education officials are urged to attend the conference, sponsored by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA). It will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the Renaissance Hotel, 50 N. Third St., Columbus.

Speakers will include Susan Graves, a school emergency management trainer for the U.S. Department of Education; Arthur Cummins, a trainer for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation; and Marleen Wong, a University of Southern California associate dean who has helped develop recovery programs for schools throughout the U.S. and abroad. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will provide an update on his office’s work on school safety issues.

Law enforcement, fire officials, and other emergency responders should contact BASA directly rather than register online. To register, call 614-846-4080 or email The conference fee covers materials, meals, and parking. For a full agenda, visit and click on the events tab.