Agenda

8:00-8:50
Registration
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8:50-9:15
Opening Remarks
R. Booth Goodwin II
United States Attorney, Southern District of West Virginia
Dr. James B. Phares
State Superintendent of Schools
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9:15-9:30
Lisa Petrovich
Newtown, Connecticut parent and resident; West Virginia native
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9:30-12:00
The Anatomy of Violence in Schools
Lt.Col. Dave Grossman, U.S. Army (retired)
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12:00-12:45
Lunch (provided on site)

12:451:30
Panel: Preparedness and Response for Schools and Law Enforcement

Major General James A. Hoyer, Adjutant General, West Virginia National Guard
Dr. Mark Manchin, Executive Director, West Virginia School Building Authority
David Hoge, Director, West Virginia Homeland Security State Administrative Agency
Capt. David Lee, Commandant, West Virginia State Police Academy
Tim Stewart, Safety Manager, Cabell County Schools
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1:30-1:40
Break

1:40-2:40
Panel: Preventing Violence at School

George Damous, Damous Psychological Services, Inc.
Dr. Chris Schimmel, West Virginia University, College of Education and Human Services
Dep. Scott Jefferson, Prevention Resource Officer, Wood Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Don Chapman, WV Department of Education, Office of Healthy Schools
Jackie Payne, Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities, DHHR
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2:40-2:50
Break

2:50-3:35
Panel: Voices from the Front Lines: Best Practices and Discussion

Dr. Jerry Lake, Cabell County Schools
Cari Pauley, Teacher, Lincoln County
Susan Brossman, Teacher, Ohio County
Ashley Donohew, Student, Ripley High School, Jackson County, Ambassador for Justice
Eugenie P. Taylor, Parent Teacher Organization President, Overbrook Elementary, Kanawha County
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3:35-4:00
Summit Wrap-Up Next Steps Toward Safer Schools
R. Booth Goodwin II, United States Attorney, Southern District of West Virginia