Skip to content

Earn up to 1 CPE CREDIT | $0 cost for Webinar Subscribers

Administrators are bombarded with potential solutions to make schools safer. As the incidents around our country rise, so do the debates, raging over everything from arming school personnel and controversial training techniques to requiring students to carry clear backpacks and go through metal detectors. This presentation will help you to better understand emerging threats and trends in school security, critical to effective strategic security planning and ultimately to making your schools safer. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Become current in emerging trends and threats in school security.
  • Learn how to discern best practice trends from popularized, non-compliant fads through several examples.
  • Apply the information learned to improve current security plans and how to improve the security planning process.


Paul Timm

Vice President
Facility Engineering Associates

Paul Timm is a board-certified Physical Security Professional, the author of School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program, and a nationally acclaimed expert in school security. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and keynote addresses, Paul is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance. He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA vulnerability assessment methodology. He is a member of ASIS International’s School Safety & Security Council and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials’ Risk Management Committee. Paul holds a degree in Speech Communications and a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He recently received his Master’s degree from Moody Theological Seminar.


Cancellation and Transfer Policy

For a full refund or transfer credit, written requests must be received by ASIS at least three business days before the start date of the program. Those received less than three days prior will be charged a $25 cancellation/transfer fee.

Transfers will be limited to a maximum of two per original registration. No refunds or transfers are made for requests received on or after the start date. Contact us or fax your request to ASIS Member Services at +1.703.519.6298.

Please note that online subscriptions and downloadable products are nonrefundable, nontransferable.

Webinar Subscription

Gain access to all live and on-demand webinars for 2019—a minimum of 20 programs on topics such as security operations, active assailant, ESRM, and management & leadership—for one low subscription fee. With content delivered by security experts who have proven expertise in their field, ASIS webinar content is relevant to the work you do as a practitioner every day. Build your security knowledge—or enable team training—by staying informed, efficiently and affordably. 

$149 member | $199 nonmember