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Salem Keizer Public Schools partners with community for informative safety series

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will host a three-part virtual series together with district, school and community leaders on safety in local schools.

Each session will have a moderated panel discussion with an opportunity for questions including district and school-based safety, security and counseling staff, local law enforcement and community organization partners. Panelists will vary for each session.

Part One: School Safety and Emergency Procedures, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m.

During this session, attendees will learn about safety protocols and emergency procedures implemented in all Salem-Keizer schools and how they can continue to partner with district and community leaders to support safe and welcoming schools. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through a moderated Q&A with panelists and learn more about upcoming sessions. Language interpretation, including ASL, will be available.

Part Two: Social Media and Online Safety, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m.

During this session, attendees will learn about strategies to improve awareness of what their student posts or shares online, help their student understand social responsibility and digital citizenship and prevent online threats and cyberbullying. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through a moderated Q&A with panelists and learn more about the next session. Language interpretation, including ASL, will be available.

Part Three: Building a Caring School Community‚Äč, March 30, 2022 at 6 p.m.

During this session, attendees will learn how schools can continue to partner with families and community members to create a culture of tolerance and inclusiveness in all SKPS schools to promote safe and welcoming learning environments. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through a moderated Q&A with panelists and language and ASL interpreters will be available.

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