2012 Safe Schools Conference
The 2012 Annual Safe Schools Conference was held at the Hilton Harrisburg on May 8-9, 2012.
This professional development opportunity focused on creating a positive school culture that supports academic success and provides a safe teaching and learning environment. The event featured state and national experts presenting the latest research in school safety and youth violence prevention, effective program models, promising practices, networking opportunities and more during institutes, plenary sessions and workshops.
School administrators, student support personnel, teachers, school nurses, Student Assistance Program team members, school resource officers, local law enforcement and other community partners were encouraged to attend.
This event was presented by the Center for Safe Schools in partnership with Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Mid-Atlantic Equity Assistance Center.
The 2012 Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice
The 2012 Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice was held at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers, Harrisburg, PA on November 7-9, 2012.
The theme of this year's conference was Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy: Achieving our Mission through Evidence-based Policy and Practices, which highlighted the utilization of evidence-based practices being employed throughout our juvenile justice system that enhance our ability to achieve our balanced and restorative justice mission.
The Conference concluded with Resource Day. Over 1,000 conference participants had an opportunity to learn about new, innovative, and creative approaches to working with juveniles and their families. Individuals were invited representing public and private programs, technological products, and other relevant services available to the juvenile courts in Pennsylvania to meet with the conference participants during this informal session that concluded the conference.
Wednesday, November 7 - Youth Awards Program & Dinner
Thursday, November 8 - Annual Training and Awards Program
Friday, November 9 - Resource Day - 2012
The 2012 Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice was sponsored by the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission, the Juvenile Court Section of the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, the Pennsylvania Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.