Registration Now Open for 2022 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

This free event, happening virtually Nov. 1-3, will cover topics such as violence prevention, threat assessments, cybersecurity, and emergency planning.

Registration Now Open for 2022 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

Registration is now open for the inaugural 2022 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security, hosted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

The three-day virtual event, happening November 1-3, 2022, will bring together school safety experts, practitioners, and leaders from across the country to discuss current threats in school safety and explore research-informed strategies for addressing security challenges and risks in K-12 schools. It will be held in coordination with Infrastructure Security Month, CISA’s annual effort to educate the American public about the vital role critical infrastructure plays in the nation’s well-being and the importance of strengthening critical infrastructure security and resilience.

Sessions are planned for all members of the K-12 community and will include keynote remarks, one-on-one interviews, and panel discussions on issues such as targeted violence, violence prevention, threat assessments, cybersecurity, online safety, reporting systems, emergency planning, training, exercises, and drills, and physical security. K-12 educators, administrators, principals, school-based law enforcement, mental health professionals, policymakers, cybersecurity experts, community liaisons, and other school safety and security professionals are especially encouraged to attend.

The event is designed to foster a nationwide dialogue on school safety, as well as equip school stakeholders and personnel with resources, training, and expertise to apply in their local school settings and communities.


Each day will consist of a two-hour session centered around the themes of violence prevention (Day 1), cybersecurity and online safety (Day 2), and physical security (Day 3).

  • Dates: November 1-3, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. – 1:oo p.m PT each day
  • Location: Held virtually via Microsoft Teams (access link to be provided to all registrants)
  • Registration Information: The Summit is open to all interested parties and there is no cost to attend; registration is required for planning purposes


Additional details, including confirmed speakers and a final agenda, will be shared when available. To learn more about the Summit, visit You can also download a one-page overview here.

For questions, contact the CISA School Safety Task Force at [email protected].

One response to “Registration Now Open for 2022 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security”

  1. This sounds great! I would like to learn more about this opportunity, we are a Safety and Security Manufacturer of fire and security doors for campuses i.e., Education, Hospitals, etc. Question: In addition to online summit, is there an actual physical Campus Safety Summit location where companies like Won-Door can correspond with Campus Safety Leadership. I market the Western region: Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Thanks.

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