Reducing Campus Violence through Situational Awareness


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About this Webinar

Vigilance is the key; prevention starts with awareness.

Join Sean Burke, President of the School Safety Advocacy Council, for an informative webinar designed to prepare school staff to identify and mitigate threats before they escalate into crises. From law enforcement officers to main office staff and leadership teams, this session will empower participants to cultivate a sustained mindset, seamlessly transition into alert mode and effectively communicate potential threats to prevent violence.

Key Takeaways

  • Homeland Security Standards: Explore the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's definition of situational awareness and discover the key process to relay critical information to threat assessment teams and school administrators.
  • Proactive Threat Identification: Equip your team with the ability to identify and address potential threats early on, laying the foundation for violence prevention.
  • Mindset Integration: Learn to infuse a sustained situational awareness mindset throughout your school community, enabling swift and effective responses to potential violence.
  • Unified Communication Strategies: Discover the power of cohesive communication and how to establish effective channels for sharing critical information within your district.

About the Presenter

Sean Burke,
President, School Safety Advocacy Council

Sean is a retired Lieutenant in the Lawrence Massachusetts Police Department with over 34 years of law enforcement experience, with over 27 of those years directly related to school safety. Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Springfield College, a Master of Science in Administration of Criminal Justice from Western New England University, and is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy-Session 239. He served as the first Director of Public Safety for the Lawrence Public School’s Police/Safety Department where he established all aspects of the department and managed all safety efforts, including the creation of their comprehensive school crisis plan and completion of a district-wide assessment.

Considered one of the foremost experts in school safety and youth violent behavior, he has traveled extensively and spoken before police officers and school personnel from the United States, Europe, Japan, Iceland, Canada, and the Caribbean. Sean has authored numerous articles and research papers and has been quoted as an expert source in media journals from across the nation and continues to serve as an on-air expert for numerous media outlets including CBS National News and was honored to be chosen for the cover of Time Magazine’s Guns in America edition for his work in school safety.

Don't miss this opportunity to fortify your school's safety measures. Join us for this essential webinar and help elevate your commitment and ability to create a safe and secure learning environment.