Kimberly Daubenspeck serves at the School Safety and Climate Coordinator in the Office of School Safety and Transportation for the Tennessee Department of Education. In that role, she manages the Safe Schools Grant, SRO Grant, maintains data for the office, and manages the Safety Mentor program. She is a trainer in Threat Assessment, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Restorative Practices and Trauma Informed Schools. Prior to her work as a School Safety and Climate Coordinator, she has worked with Local Education Agencies to measure school climate and implement best practices to improve school climate. She has also worked at Murfreesboro City Schools and the Guidance Center. Ms. Daubenspeck holds a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from MTSU and a B.S. in Psychology from MTSU.
School Safety & Climate Coordinator, Office of School Safety and Transportation, Tennessee Department of Education
Kimberly Daubenspeck: Sessions
November 2, 2022 | 12:15 am – 1:45 pm | Lunch General Session
School Safety In And Around the Midwestern U.S.
School Safety In and Around Tennessee
November 3, 2022 | 9:45 am – 10:45 am | Leadership Panel
Rising to the Challenge – Creating a Peer-Driven, School Safety Support Program
In 2015, the Tennessee School Safety Center launched the TN School Safety Mentor Program in an effort to provide peer-driven, school safety training and technical assistance to schools. This session will provide a blueprint of how this program was developed, overcame roadblocks, and achieved sustainable success in supporting safe and supportive learning environments.
November 3, 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Breakout Session
Utilizing a Restorative Practices Framework for Student and Staff Wellness
Discover a no-cost solution to student and staff wellness and improve your school climate and safety at the same time! In this workshop, you will learn how to easily implement a restorative practices framework that focuses on restoring relationships and repairing harm.
November 3, 2022 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Breakout Session
School Climate After the Pandemic and the Impact on School Safety
The residual effects of grief, loss and isolation during the pandemic continue to be felt in schools. This session will discuss how it has impacted staff and students and identify best practices and strategies to improve your school climate and safety.