Tarleton’s Texas Center for Educational Facilities hosts school safety seminar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 19, 2016

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—The Texas Center for Educational Facilities at Tarleton State University, in cooperation with the CRUX Technology and Security Solutions, presents a School Safety Seminar with Paul Timm to North Texas school leaders and educators.

The free seminar is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Burnet Plaza Building, 801 Cherry St. in downtown Fort Worth.

The School Safety Seminar will focus on strategies for improving access control and communications, even with infrastructure limitations, to increase school safety. This interactive seminar will present real solutions, many of which can be implemented at little or no cost.

Timm is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), president of RETA Security Inc., and a nationally acclaimed expert in school security. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Timm is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance. He holds a patent on a vulnerability assessment methodology known as ALPHAÔ and is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology through Sandia National Laboratories.

He is also a member of ASIS International, where he serves as vice chairman of the School Safety & Security Council, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials, where he serves on the Risk Management Committee. Nearing the completion of his master’s of divinity at Moody Theological Seminary, Timm holds a degree in speech communications and a certificate in business administration from the University of Illinois.

For more information on the School Safety Seminar, contact Tarleton’s Texas Center for Educational Facilities at 254-968-9765 or e-mail [email protected]. Register for the event at http://goo.gl/forms/x2zoglq0As

Tarleton, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

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Contact: Nicole Mishnick
254-968-9765
[email protected]

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.