Mon., July 16, 2012 9:00am (EDT)

Conference Focuses On School Safety
By Associated Press
Updated: 2 years ago

TIFTON, Ga.  —  
The third annual Safety in Our Schools conference will include training on drug endangered children, safety and security at athletic events, bullying, hazing, cyber safety, cell phone search and seizure and other topics. (Photo Courtesy of Ian Britton via FreeFoto.com.)
The third annual Safety in Our Schools conference will include training on drug endangered children, safety and security at athletic events, bullying, hazing, cyber safety, cell phone search and seizure and other topics. (Photo Courtesy of Ian Britton via FreeFoto.com.)
A conference on school safety is set this week at the University of Georgia's Tifton Campus.

U.S. Attorney Michael J. Moore is teaming up with Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Department of Education officials to present the third annual Safety in Our Schools conference. The event is scheduled Tuesday through Thursday.

Teachers, school resource officers, local law enforcement officers and emergency responders will have a chance to get 14 hours of training during the conference.

Topics will include: drug endangered children, safety and security at athletic events, bullying, hazing, cyber safety, cell phone search and seizure, a Georgia gang update, school crisis prevention and intervention, bus safety issues, bomb threat management and youth dating violence.