School safety hearing to be livestreamed Thursday


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The Pennsylvania House Education Committee will hold an informational hearing on the status of school safety in the State of Pennsylvania and related bills before the committee at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, at the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg.

The hearing will be livestreamed at rephickernell.com, the web page of House Education Committee Chair Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin). Hickernell will preside over the hearing with Minority Chair James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia), committee members, and four witness panels:

Panel OneCurrent Landscape of School Safety

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Matthew Stem, Deputy Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education

Pennsylvania State Police, Major Douglas Burig, Director, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Jeff Thomas, Executive Deputy Director

Panel TwoViews of Pennsylvania Education Organizations

Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), Michael Faccinetto, PSBA Governing Board President, School Board President, Bethlehem Area School District

Pennsylvania State Education Association, Dolores McCracken, President

Pennsylvania Principals Association, Jonathan Bauer, High School Principal, Upper Merion School District

Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, Dr. Mark DiRocco, Executive Director

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials, Brent Kessler, Business Manager, Central York School District

Panel Three National Approaches to School Safety

Education Commission of the States, Lauren Sisneros, State Relations Strategist

National Conference of State Legislatures, Jennifer Palmer, Research Analyst II, Education Program

Panel Four Recommendations to Improve School Safety

AIA Pennsylvania, A. Stevens Krug, AIA, PE, LEEDap, AEE Fellow,

Principal, Krug Architects

Indiana Area Senior High School, Mark Zilinskas, Mathematics Teacher

St. Vincent College, Dr. Sarah Daly, Assistant Professor, Criminology, Law, and Society

Blue Mountain School District, Dr. David Helsel, Superintendent



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