“Keys to Providing a Safe Learning Environment”
How can schools effectively address areas of vulnerability? This presentation will provide tools to proactively and holistically approach school safety and security. Special focus will be placed on Collaboration, Awareness and Student Involvement. Learn how to address relevant security issues, implement site-specific strategies and access helpful resources.
Paul Timm, Director of Education Safety at Allegion, is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) and the author of “School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program.” He was named one of the Most Influential People in Security in 2020 by Security Magazine. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Paul is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA). He serves on the Campus Safety Conferences Advisory Board, the Advisory Council for the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools, the ASIS International School Safety and Security Council, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials Risk Management Committee. He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology (VAM) through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA vulnerability assessment methodology. Paul holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Moody Theological Seminary.