Transforming School Safety:

The Four-Pillar Model

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About this Webinar

Learn from Hutto, TX Police Chief, Jeffrey Yarbrough as he delves into the Four-Pillar Model, a comprehensive framework designed to bolster safety and security within educational institutions through focusing on the pillars of safety and security, behavioral health, educational equity, and student advocacy. During this webinar Chief Yarbrough shared insights gained from implementing this transformative approach in Hutto, TX and from working with schools across the nation.

Key Takeaways

  • Comprehensive Safety Approach: Gain an understanding of the Four-Pillar Model and how it offers a holistic approach to school safety.
  • Practical Implementation Strategies: Discover actionable strategies for implementing the Four-Pillar Model in your own school or district.
  • Community Engagement and Collaboration: Learn how the Four-Pillar Model fosters stronger partnerships between schools, law enforcement, social services, and the wider community.

About the Presenter

Chief Jeffrey Yarbrough,
Chief of Police Hutto, TX Police Department 

Chief Jeffrey Yarbrough is a 27-year police veteran and former U.S. Army Gulf War veteran with the 101st Airborne Division. Chief Yarbrough is an experienced, innovative, and transformational servant leader who recognizes the value of others and inspires them to reach their fullest potential.

Prior to joining the Hutto Police Department, he served as the inaugural Chief of Police for the Round Rock Independent School District. Chief Yarbrough also served in a dual role as the inaugural Chief of Police and Chief Operating Officer for Bastrop ISD. He was a sergeant in the Public Integrity Unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s Office where he investigated alleged criminal offenses committed by public servants and elected officials.

Chief Yarbrough is the former Chief of Police and Assistant City Manager for the City of Tulia and served as Senior Investigator for the Chief Disciplinary Counsel of the State Bar of Texas. Chief Yarbrough also served as a Sergeant with the Texas Attorney General’s Office.

Chief Yarbrough earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Brownsville. He received a Master of Science degree in Educational Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University at College Station. Chief Yarbrough attended the prestigious Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s Senior Management Leadership Program in Evanston, IL. and completed the Law Enforcement Leadership Certification Program at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, NC.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Chief Yarbrough's expertise and take steps toward creating safer and more supportive learning environments for all.