School Security Strategies and Design

Practical, comprehensive guidance on facility design, security design, crime prevention programs and security assessments for K-12 schools and school districts.
December 1-3, 2021 | 11am - 3pm ET each day

Protecting Schools Requires a Comprehensive Approach

The physical security of schools is a matter of serious concern. Although schools are among the safest places youth can be, tragic incidents have caused parents, educators, law enforcement and government leaders to question their level of safety. Schools must constantly balance security measures with the need to create welcoming and nurturing environments while controlling costs under increasing budget sensitivity.

School Security Strategies and Design

A comprehensive training and certification program for law enforcement, educators and security professionals covering all aspects of security and crime prevention in K-12 schools. This program was developed in consultation with a leading school architectural firm and provides practical and in-depth guidance not found in any other single resource, including strategies for:
  • Facility Design - New Construction and Renovations
  • Physical Security Design
  • School and Youth-Focused Crime Prevention
  • Conducting School Security Assessments
This program is presented live online, allowing you to interact with the instructor and your peers and eliminating the need for travel, and will provide:
Best practices to establish safe and secure school environments 
Guidelines for school facility design, security and crime prevention 
Help prioritizing security investments and avoiding unplanned costs
Enhanced interaction between schools, law enforcement and security providers
Interaction with others facing similar challenges and sharing best practices
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit towards ASIS certifications

What's Included?

  • 50+ Topic Areas
  • Certification Exam
  • Presentation Slides
  • Reference Materials
  • Online Community Forum

Who Should Attend?

  • Law Enforcement Personnel
  • School Resource Officers
  • School Administrators
  • Security Professionals
  • Architects and Design Professionals
Participants who successfully complete the optional exam will achieve lifetime recognition as a Certified School Security Specialist by the American Crime Prevention Institute 

Planned Curriculum (click '+' for specific topics)

The protection of school children, staff and visitors is of vital importance. Schools should employ appropriate security measures to ensure the highest level of safety and security possible.


Dan Keller

Dan brings more than 50 years of law enforcement and security experience. He has trained thousands of law enforcement personnel, security professionals, architects and educators from throughout the world in Crime Prevention and Security strategies. Dan founded ACPI in 1998 after retiring as the Director of Public Safety at the University of Louisville, where he served for 26 years. Previously he served as the Assistant Director of Security at Southern Illinois University and founder and CEO of Aegis Protection Group and Aegis Security Design, a security consulting and engineering firm. He holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Southern Illinois University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute.

Simple Process. Extraordinary Value.

We provide highly flexible registration options. Register an individual using a credit card for immediate access. Register a group of people for an additional discount. If you are not able to pay by credit card, follow the link below to request an invoice to pay offline. 


We understand it is not always possible for multiple people to attend.


$400 / person
Register multiple people from the same organization for the greatest value. 
Prefer not to use a credit card? Click Here to generate an invoice and pay by check or bank transfer.
Programs of this nature typically cost thousands of dollars to attend, but we have worked to reduce the cost and disruption typically encountered when attending multi-day training in person as much as possible. 

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