OASSN 2022 Fall Summit


The unthinkable becomes reality. No one ever suspected this student could ever do this. Well, some did… Behavioral concerns that cross over into acts of violence, suicidal ideations, and other areas of concern for our students are on the rise for a variety of reasons. The need for a consistent approach to assessing potential threats (more…)

  • September 15, 2022
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

OASSN 2022 Spring Summit


Where is my child!… Reunification After Incidents   It couldn’t happen here….  But it did.  The training has paid off and the incident was mitigated and most students and staff were safely evacuated.  But now what?  Hundreds of parents and guardians are seeking information on where to find their child. The hours drag on.  Now (more…)

  • March 10, 2022
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

2021 OASSN Fall Summit – In-Person


When safety & security intersects with mental health… Improving Preparedness Training   As the nature of safety and security concerns in schools evolve, it is increasingly important to take a holistic view of how they  intersect with other mental health and behavioral matters. This is true both during incidents and when we are engaging in (more…)

  • OASSN 2021 Fall Summit
    November 10, 2021
    8:30 am - 11:30 am

OASSN Town Hall Meeting: Online Teenage Sexual Exploitation Prevention & Support


The Ottawa Area Secure Schools Network is partnering with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI for a presentation for teachers and administrators on what trends they are seeing locally and nationally that involve sexual exploitation of teenagers.  They will provide some safety tips/information that can be passed along to students prior to summer (more…)

  • May 25, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

I Love U Guys Foundation Training


The one-day virtual training hosted on Monday, May 24th, with the intended audience being educators, administrators, school and district safety teams, campus supervisors, law enforcement, fire/EMS, emergency managers, and victim advocates.  We are honored that this training will be conducted by John-Michael Keyes – founder of the I Love U Guys Foundation. Link to attend (more…)

  • I Love U Guys Foundation Training
    May 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

OASSN 2021 Spring Summit Virtual Edition


Virtual Edition As the nature of safety and security concerns in schools evolve, it is increasingly important to take a holistic view of how they intersect with other mental health and behavioral matters. Simply, there is a symbiotic relationship between these areas. The focus of the OASSN 2021 Spring Summit is to begin to delve (more…)

  • OASSN 2021 SPRING SUMMIT
    March 30, 2021
    8:30 am - 11:30 am

OASSN 2019 Fall Summit


After the Adrenaline… As we think of active assailants, large fires, and other major incidents, it is tempting to think of the event “ending” when the shooting stops or the flames are extinguished. In many cases, however, this activity is just the beginning of the total event timeline as recovery efforts commence and the district (more…)

  • September 26, 2019
    8:00 am - 11:30 am

Rescheduled – OASSN Forum: Navigating Recent School Safety Commission Reports


In November 2018, the Michigan School Safety Task Force released its “Final Recommendations of the School Safety Task Force.”  This report is shaping policy at the state level that has begun to show up in legislation (including some passed into law during this past lame duck session). On the federal level, the “Final Report of (more…)

  • March 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am