NERAC 2023 School Safety Seminar

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is hosting a free School Safety Seminar to increase community awareness and school preparedness for active shooter threats. Guest speakers will cover topics such as best practices and lessons learned, threat assessments, resources, and emerging trends. This page will be kept up to date with any schedule updates, speaker information, and other relevant details.

Members of all relevant disciplines in the NERAC region with a stake in school safety are invited to attend, including Law Enforcement, Fire Personnel, EMS, Emergency Management, School Personnel, Municipal Leadership, etc.

*Pre-Registration is Required – Register Now!*

October 5th, 2023
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Endicott College (Beverly, MA)




  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Check-In
  • 8:30 am – 8:40 am – Opening Remarks
  • 8:40 am – 12:10 pm – Speakers
  • 12:10 pm – 12:40 pm – Q&A Session
  • 12:40 pm – 12:45 pm – Closing Remarks


  • Lisa Hamp: Lessons from a Virginia Tech Survivor

    Chief Eric Shears: ALERRT’s Uvalde After Action Report

    Lt. Kevin Devoe: Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS)

    Chief Tony Pustizzi: Parkland Florida High School Shooting, Through a Police Chief’s Eyes

    Transportation Security Administration: School Bus BASE (Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement) Report

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