What to Do if a Student Brings a Weapon to School

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Education law expert Rick Verstegen will help you identify legal risks inherent in school security issues. You will learn how to enhance safety and avoid liability for any breaches.

What You'll Learn

  • How can you identify which students are carrying weapons?
  • What steps should you take to monitor student behavior?
  • What laws apply to school security?
  • What guidance have agencies and associations provided to schools?
  • How should you respond to the report of a gun at school?
  • What are the best practices for working with law enforcement?

Training Overview

How do you handle weapons in your school? Learn how to get guns and knives out of the classroom.

School shootings have plagued the nation in 2022. Violence is on the rise, and guns are easy to obtain. More students than you would expect bring weapons to school regularly. The deadly surge in violence has affected schools regardless of demographics. Knives in pockets, rifles in vehicles, and handguns in backpacks jeopardize student and staff safety daily.

You must take action to reduce risk in the classroom. Specific steps will enable you to identify threats and protect your school community.

  • How can you identify which students are carrying weapons?
  • What steps should you take to monitor student behavior?
  • What laws apply to school security?
  • What guidance have agencies and associations provided to schools?
  • How should you respond to the report of a gun at school?
  • What are the best practices for working with law enforcement?

Who Should Attend?

  • Superintendents
  • Deputy, associate, and assistant superintendents
  • Technology directors
  • Student services directors
  • Business managers
  • School resource officers
  • School security professionals
  • Principals
  • Vice and assistant principals
  • Other school administrators
  • School board members
  • Legal departments
  • Paraprofessionals
  • School counselors
  • District administrators

Expert Presenter

Richard F. Verstegen

  • Leading attorney with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
  • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
  • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
  • Published many articles on education and employment law related topics
  • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School

See What Others Are Saying:

"Favorite part- Learning about laws around guns in schools."

- Eric L.

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