Foundations of MD School Business Management - Safety and Risk Management

    February 12, 2020
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
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    AA Professional Growth & Development Center
    2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054

    Glenn Belmore, Risk Manager, Charles County Public Schools; and John Magoon, Risk Management Officer, Maryland Association of Boards of Education

    This full day seminar, one of eight classes in the Foundations of School Business Management curriculum, has been designed for all school business officials, both those new to Risk Management and School Safety and those already working in that field; aspiring leaders in schools and support services; and school business officials working in other areas who wish to develop a sound, all-around understanding of every element of the workings of a school district.

    Attendees will benefit by gaining an understanding of the intricacies of maintaining a safe and secure environment in schools and leave with a working knowledge of how to identify and correct unsafe conditions.

    Students will be able to:

    • Appreciate the critical role of a safety committee and understand its various functions.
    • Identify resources to find current information on emergency planning and understand the characteristics of an effective emergency plan.
    • Appreciate the important role of avoiding risk and understand the ways to mitigate it.
    • Understand the basic components of a comprehensive insurance program.
    • Be able to identify the wide variety of environmental risks that exist in schools and understand the critical role of the risk manager in controlling and responding to these risks.
    • Be conversant with the characteristics of an effective disaster management plan and how to develop one.
    • Understand the importance of a strong school disaster management committee in developing and implementing that plan.

    ASBO reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any Foundations Course that does not exceed 10 registrants. Registrants will be notified no less than 14 days prior to the course should this occur

    Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration for a full refund by notifying our office in writing no later than 14 days prior to the date of the event.

    You may substitute an attendee in your place by notifying us prior to the event or onsite. Any non-member replacing a member registration will be invoiced for the balance due. Balance cannot be carried over to other ASBO Conferences or Events.

    Inclement Weather Policy: If Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) is closed or announces a delayed opening, the Foundations Class will be canceled. 


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