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DPS Safety Video Wins Emmy Award

Jul 20, 2010 by Lee Gaby

A Denver Public Schools-produced safety video has won an Emmy Award. The video “Getting to School Safely,” was up against PBS-produced and 7News-produced videos in the Informational/Instructional Program/Special category. Click here to watch the English version of “Getting to School Safely,” narrated by 7News anchor Anne Trujillo. The video is produced by DPS’s Risk Management. In additi...

Florida School Risk Managers Will Convene

Jun 10, 2010 by Lee Gaby

The annual conference of the Florida Educational Risk Managers Association meets June 15-18 in Sarasota, FL. The sessions for this year’s event cover all aspects of risk management with special emphasis on employee benefits and wellness. Speakers for the event represent several leading national organizations, as well as, industry leaders from within Florida. For more information about the program and FERMA go ...

NAPT / US DOE / PSRI Free Webinar: Addressing Bullying and Harassment

May 6, 2010 by Lee Gaby

Webinar on May 19, 2010 2P-3P Creating an Environment Where Everyone Can Learn: Addressing Bullying and Harassment in Our Schools Kids can’t learn if they don’t feel safe and secure. Period. It’s that simple. In this unprecedented outreach to the school transportation industry, Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education Kevin Jennings, who heads the federal Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, will explain the importan...

Tagged: bullying, napt, us doe

FL School Risk Management Leaders Convene in Orlando

Apr 28, 2010 by Lee Gaby

The annual meeting of the Florida School Boards Insurance Trust gets underway on Wednesday, April 28. District representatives from across the state will review the progress of their programs for financing and controlling losses. Plans for renewal of the Trust on July 1 will be presented and discussed.

School Law, Sports Concussions and School Nutrition

Apr 6, 2010 by Lee Gaby

Essentials in School Law is a staff development program created by Rockdale County Schools General Counsel Jack Lance. It will be featured at the Council of School Attorney Conference in Chicago April 8. Dr. Herb Appenzeller has written an article about concussions which can be found in Featured Contributors section of Risk Central. The New York Times story about congressional legislation on school nutrition can be f...

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