School Safety Practices & Challenges


Presenter: Lieutenant Kevin Burd
For: School and Teacher Education Program Administrators
CPD Hours: 1.5


Join Lieutenant Kevin Burd for a thought-provoking and actionable discussion about school safety and security. The discussion will run the gamut from everything related to understanding your rights when it comes to law enforcement access, to proper building signs and markings. You will explore current data, and learn steps you can take if you are ever confronted with an active threat. Lieutenant Burd will also address best practices around visitor policies, building security, and common fire drill considerations. Lastly, he will share ways in which you can facilitate discussions about school safety with parents and students.

Learner Outcomes

You will:

  • Gain a sufficient understanding of best practices in school safety and security.
  • Learn about current active threat data and research in the United States.
  • Acquire tips for having challenging discussions with parents and students in regard to school safety.

About the Presenter

Lieutenant Kevin Burd has been a law enforcement officer for 21 years, and currently works for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office in Hunterdon County, NJ. Lieutenant Burd provides school safety and active assailant response training on a regular basis. He oversees the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Unit, which consists of SWAT, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Training, Active Assailant Response, and School Safety.

Kevin is a certified instructor of the: Standard Response Protocol; Standard Reunification Method; Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response; Active Threat Integrated Response; Active Threat on Campus; and Active Shooter Incident Management.


Individuals (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$45/AMS member *Free for all members (PLUS, Basic) members using complimentary PD vouchers

Organizations (Includes up to 15 attendees; each participant will receive their own login.)**
$175/AMS member organization
$235/nonmember organizations

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**If you are registering as a group, you will be prompted to add all of the attendees’ names during purchase (up to 15, including the person who is purchasing the session). 

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